Elle Zhang | Associate | Sydney

  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Transactions & Compliance
  • Financial Services
Tel +61 2 8235 1239Mob 0404 713 732Email e.zhang@clarkekann.com.au

Elle has extensive experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. Her main areas of expertise include general commercial and contract arrangements, supply contracts, share and business acquisitions and disposals, corporate structuring, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures and partnerships, high volume and complex projects, financial structures and facility arrangements.

Elle’s aim is to not only provide clients with practical and quality legal services and solutions but also add value to their businesses and help them achieve their commercial goals.

Experience

Corporate & Commercial

  • Sale by ASX-listed company

    Acted for an environmental technology and consulting business on its corporate and commercial transactions, including an AUD$15 million disposal of its consulting divisions. The transaction involved complex restructure steps and pre-completion conditions.

  • Various clients

    Advised various clients, such as, Gerard Lighting and JCDecaux Australia, on a range of commercial agreements including: services agreements, supply agreements, works contracts, distribution and licencing arrangements and commercial memorandum of understanding.

  • Startup company

    Advised the founders of a technology start up company on their shareholders' arrangements, general commercial matters and the subsequent third party funding proposal.

  • Sale by large Australian chemical distributor

    Acted for a major Australian chemical distributor in relation to the sale of its business in Australia and shares in its New Zealand entities (total sale price of AUD$100 million) to a global chemical distributor based in Germany. This included advice in relation to transaction documents and corporate structuring.

  • Shareholders disputes

    Acted for a shareholder and beneficiary in respect of a trustee company with assets valued at over $300 million in a large commercial litigation matter.

  • AvaTree Westfield contracts

    Advised AvaTree on the supply and services arrangements with Westfield in relation to shopping mall Christmas decorations.

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Expertise

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