David Reid

David Reid


Recognized since 2023

Newcastle, Australia

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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David is the Principal of Reidlaw who has dedicated his practice exclusively to corporate and commercial law for over 25 years. With a specific focus on advising on mergers, restructures, incorporations, partnerships, trusts, joint ventures, commercial contracting, and funds management.

David's experience includes advising on:

  • the sale of an Australian information technology and services company to an Asia-Pacific located multinational (EV $60 million);
  • the merger of two of the Hunter region's largest accounting practices, creating a practice with 140 staff and 12 partners;
  • the sale of an Australian-based global mining equipment parts supplier to a NASDAQ-listed Canadian heavy equipment contractor (EV $30 million);
  • the sale and partial rollover of a premium Australian female fashion label to a NASDAQ-listed American lifestyle and leisure group (EV $400 million);
  • the sale of a Sydney-based underground electrical infrastructure company to an ASX-listed Australian construction materials, equipment, and services provider (EV $70 million);
  • the purchase of an Australian-based maritime logistics group by a United Kingdom maritime logistics company;
  • the sale and partial rollover of an Australian-based magnetic technologies manufacturer to an American-based venture capital firm;
  • the joint venture between an American-based burial technology and an ASX-listed Australia funeral services provider; and
  • the sale and partial rollover of a large Sydney-based recruitment and HR agency by an Australian-based private equity aggregator.

Contact & Links
  • Marton House, Suite 3/ 142 Union Street
    The Junction
    Newcastle NSW 2291

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2025 for work in:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law


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