John Brewster

John Brewster

Partner based in Melbourne

John Brewster

John Brewster is a partner and co-head of our corporate transactions practice in Australia

As a corporate lawyer, John has almost 20 years' experience advising on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions. He is ranked as a leading individual in the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022 Corporate and M&A rankings and as Highly Regarded by IFLR1000 2023.

In doing so, John has played an important role on numerous complex and sizeable transactions for local and foreign public and private companies, as well as major investment banks operating in the Australian market.

His experience spans takeovers, mergers, capital raisings, acquisitions, divestments and joint ventures, including numerous cross-border transactions.

Clients for whom John has acted include Toll, Shell, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, Yara International, EMR Capital, Japan Post, Huon Aquaculture Group, Skilled Group, ANZ and Macquarie Capital.