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Esteban Gomez

principal lawyer, commercial

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about Esteban

brisbane office + 61 7 3235 0426
pa: claudia mitchell +61 7 3235 0462

about Esteban

With Australian and international experience in Commercial law, Esteban Gomez is armed him with a unique, multidisciplinary approach to Corporate / M&A transactions. Esteban is highly regarded amongst clients and colleagues for his ability to think on his feet when the going gets tough – acting as his clients’ greatest advocate when navigating through every step of the transaction lifecycle. Whether he is working on a business sale, purchase or capital raising transaction, Esteban gets the job done.

Esteban works with medium and large private organisations in unregulated M&A, as well as regulated transactions and capital raising for scalable and mature businesses. Esteban’s experience spans a wide range of industries, including but not limited to software and technology, education, insurance, manufacturing, hospitality and consumer goods.

“No one situation is the same when it comes to working in the Corporate and M&A space. It is extremely important to tailor your approach to the specific matter at hand, and preparation is key.”

With over 20 years of experience across mid and top tier firms, Esteban is admitted to practice in Queensland, and is also a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising) and an attorney in the USA (New York) (non-practising).

Esteban has previously been named in Best Lawyers Australia for equity capital markets and corporate law.

Macpherson Kelley in Queensland is a pre-qualified Local Buy supplier of Legal Services (LB311).

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate advice
  • Cross border transactions, including FIRB compliance
  • Due diligence
  • Employee and executive incentive plans
  • Joint ventures
  • Loan and security documentation
  • M&A – divestments and acquisitions of both shares and assets
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Transaction and corporate structuring


  • Consumer goods
  • Education
  • Foreign Owned Subsidiaries 
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for profit
  • Private equity
  • Software and technology

recent experience

  • Capital Raise and Reincorporation into the United States

    Esteban advised Plotlogic Pty Ltd, a fast growth VC-backed mining AI business on Australian aspects of its $25M Series A capital raise and reincorporation into the United States.

  • Manufacturing Acquisition

    Esteban advised Straight Bat Private Equity on its acquisition of the business of A1 Rubber, a major Queensland-based rubber manufacturer (undisclosed sum).

  • Hospitality Divestment

    Esteban advised the sellers of Sushi Jiro on the sale of 20+ east coast Japanese restaurants to a hospitality industry participant (undisclosed sum).

  • Initial Public Offering

    Esteban acted as the Lead Advisor for Duke Exploration Limited’s IPO on ASX.