Practice Areas

Overview

Bellanhouse Legal advises on all aspects of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.

Our focus is on providing cost-effective and timely advice, based on the needs and workings of our clients.

We have extensive experience working with Australian listed companies, and close working relationships with the ASX and ASIC.

Core areas of expertise include:

Contact our lawyers to discuss your commercial matter.

Equity Capital Markets

ASX Listing Solutions

  • IPOs and reverse takeovers
  • Due diligence
  • Transaction documents
  • Prospectus and disclosure document preparation

Capital Raising

  • Seed raisings
  • Private placements
  • Rights issues and share purchase plans
  • Convertible notes and debentures
  • Cross border raisings

Regulatory Compliance

  • Team includes lawyers with ASX experience
  • Initial and ongoing advice
  • Advice on compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), ASX Listing Rules and relevant requirements

Cost Effective Options

  • Advice on the most cost effective and efficient options available
  • Recommendations in the context of market conditions and your requirements
  • We work closely with you to develop an effective strategy to achieve your desired outcomes

Re-compliance Transactions

ASX Re-listing Solutions

  • Transactions necessitating re-compliance with initial listing requirements of ASX
  • Reverse takeovers and Chapter 11 transactions
  • Due diligence
  • Transaction documents
  • Prospectus and disclosure document preparation

Experienced Team

  • Team with extensive ASX experience to navigate through regulatory requirements
  • Upfront structuring advice to save unnecessary time and cost delays

Mergers & Acquisitions

Extensive Experience

  • Experience in a variety of mergers & acquisitions, specialising in the energy and resources sector
  • Other key sectors of expertise include intellectual property, technology and biotechnology
  • We have acted for targets and bidders in a number of takeovers and schemes of arrangement, both friendly and hostile in nature

Comprehensive Support

  • Our team assists in all aspects of the transaction, depending on your requirements. This includes due diligence investigations, negotiations, document preparation, regulatory approvals and completion

In-depth Advice

  • Related to legal, strategic and commercial issues
  • Focus on providing relevant, practical and commercial outcomes

Corporate Advisory

Corporate Governance and Compliance

  • Related to issues affecting public and private companies
  • ASX Listing Rules and Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) compliance, including notices of meeting, disclosure advice and waiver applications
  • Liaison with the ASX and ASIC on behalf of public companies

Areas of Expertise

  • ASX Listing Rules
  • Market disclosure
  • Board composition and structure
  • Directors’ statutory and fiduciary duties
  • Remuneration and incentive schemes
  • Related party transactions

Asset and Project Sales and Acquisitions

Extensive Experience

  • Expertise in sales and acquisitions of both equity and assets in the energy and resources sectors
  • Private equity transactions
  • Farm-in and farm-out arrangements
  • Joint venture agreements (including JOAs)
  • Advised on transactional and due diligence aspects of a number of sales and acquisitions across various industries

Domestic and Overseas

  • Experience with sales and acquisitions of assets for both public and private companies on an international scale
  • Extensive experience with cross-border transactions and domestic projects

Projects and Project Development

Areas of Expertise

  • Project and Corporate Finance
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Resources
  • Power
  • Renewable Energy
  • Land Access
  • Transport (including rail, road and shipping)

Documentation

Our team assists in all aspects of the transaction. We have extensive experience in drafting and negotiating construction contracts (D&C, EPCs, EPCMs), project development agreements, land tenure, consultancy and service agreements and loan and security documentation. Our focus is on providing relevant, practical and commercial outcomes for our clients.

General Commercial Advice

General Corporate and Commercial Queries

  • General contractual queries
  • General commercial and corporate advice