Brad Vinning | Partner | Brisbane

  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Transactions & Compliance
  • Media & Technology
  • Mining & Resources
Tel 61 7 3001 9235Mob 0400 499 598Email b.vinning@clarkekann.com.au

Brad is passionate about ensuring the success of his clients' businesses and takes the time to get know his clients, their businesses and what drives them to succeed.

With over 16 years' experience, Brad advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions in Australia, London, and Jersey (Channel Islands). His practice has a particular emphasis on advising companies through their growth phase, while also advising a number of ASX listed companies on a range of regulated and M&A transactions.

With this depth of experience, Brad guides companies at every stage of their growth cycle, providing accurate legal advice with a constant eye on the broader commercial context to ensure the best outcome. He is active in the startup space, offering pro-bono advice and help to founders, students, entrepreneurs and investors as his way of ‘paying it forward’ to a community he is passionate about.

Brad is consistently ranked as one of Queensland's top corporate and commercial lawyers (Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession).

Experience

Business Transactions

  • Elgi Equipment

    Assisting overseas listed and one of world’s largest compressor manufacturer, Elgi, acquire the largest compressor distributor and manufacturer in Australia for over $14m in 2018.
  • Smart Clinics Medical Centres

    Acquisition of over 30 general practice medical centres by Smart Clinics since 2014. In the midst advising on fundraising by way of equity and convertible note and all things shareholder related.
  • RedEye Apps

    Advising on all technology and corporate matters including SaaS Agreement negotiations and every capital raise from Seed, through Series A and in late 2018 Series B raising over $12m from government and overseas VC investors.
  • Port of Brisbane

    Advice on a range of technology and blockchain related collaboration and commercialisation projects requiring in depth expertise on IP ownership and understanding of the technological context.
  • Primero Mining Corp

    Assisted in advising Primero Mining Corp (listed on the TSX and NYSE) on its $120 million takeover by scheme of arrangement of Cerro Resources NL, as well as the subsequent listing on the ASX and restructure of the Cerro group of companies.

Mining & Resources

  • FMG Iron Bridge Joint venture

    Part of advisory team to Formosa Plastics on its US$1.15 billion joint venture investment in Fortescue's Iron Bridge Projects in the Pilbara, with particular advice on infrastructure access agreement and off-take arrangements.
  • Private Resources and Energy Company

    Providing a comprehensive array of advice to this diverse resources and energy company from bespoke convertible note and equity raisings, to drill programs, joint ventures and a vast array of investment transactions.

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