Olivia has over 10 years’ experience working almost exclusively as a corporate solicitor. Olivia has an in-depth knowledge of Equity Capital Markets, mergers and acquisitions, predominantly servicing clients in the resources and technology sectors.
Olivia has worked on a broad range of challenging corporate transactions encompassing listings, capital rising, takeover matters and debt financing. With a strong knowledge of the boardroom and listed environments, Olivia is well placed to work seamlessly with your board and management team, during all stages of your evolution.
“Understanding a client's objectives, speaking frankly and being prepared to offer commercially sound advice are essential skills for the modern business lawyer. There is nothing more satisfying than not only watching, but actively participating in a client's evolution, and knowing that we did it together!”
Legal Adviser to Discovery Metals Limited (listed on ASX, AIM and BSE) – advised the company’s journey from junior explorer to copper producer in Botswana – including off-shore structuring, US$250m debt financing, A$142m accelerated rights issue and institutional bookbuild in 14 jurisdictions and 100% off-take agreement with Swiss-trader Transamine.
Acted for Sayona Mining Limited including on its underwritten equity raisings, acquisition of a Canadian lithium project (TSX listed seller), Option & JV Agreements and NSR Royalty Agreements.
Represented Avalon Minerals Limited in Takeover Panel proceedings in relation to alleged undisclosed shareholder associations.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)/ Bachelor of Laws, Griffith University
Legal Practising Certificate, Queensland Law Society
Member, Queensland Law Society
- Corporate advisory
- ECM (encompassing IPOs, listings, capital raising
- ASX compliance
- Employee incentive arrangements
- Commercial contracts
- Mergers & acquisitions
- Takeovers, schemes and change in control transactions
- Foreign investment
- Cross border transactions and establishments