John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson


Hall & Wilcox

Recognized since 2014

Melbourne, Australia

Practice Areas

Corporate / Governance Practice

Corporate Law

Equity Capital Markets Law

Funds Management

Investment Funds

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Funds Management
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John has more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer.

Having worked on deals in Australasia, Europe and the United States, John has extensive corporate and funds transactional experience. Primarily, his work has focused on property fund mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and secondary capital raisings, fund restructurings, and the launch of wholesale and retail syndicates and joint ventures. He has substantial experience in structuring, managing and executing offshore transactions.

John has strong technical expertise in the property funds sector, having advised on real estate portfolio and corporate acquisitions, transactional activity for wholesale and retail unlisted funds and related regulatory, governance and compliance matters.

With senior in-house experience through the global financial crisis, John has a unique perspective on the commercial and regulatory pressures that confront boards and management in the Australian market.

Location

  • Level 11, Rialto South Tower
    525 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Australia

Affiliations

  • Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia - Member
  • Law Institute of Victoria - Member
  • Law Society of England & Wales - Member

Hall & Wilcox
Headquarters: Melbourne, Australia

72 The Best Lawyers in Australia awards

19 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Funds Management

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Funds Management, Melbourne, Australia (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate / Governance Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Equity Capital Markets Law
  • Funds Management
  • Investment Funds
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Special Focus

  • Real Estate Investment Trusts

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