News and Views
| February 2019
Partner Announcement: Alistair Jaque
We are delighted to announce that Alistair Jaque has joined the team at Deutsch Miller today as a Partner in the Corporate team.
Alistair has more than 25 years’ experience in corporate law and worked in London at various City law firms for 10 years before moving to Australia in 2004.
Once in Australia, he worked in the private equity group at Minter Ellison for two years and at Swaab in the Corporate team for 13 years.
Alistair provides advice in relation to M&A transactions, small cap listings, finance, and corporate governance. Alistair works with businesses in many industry sectors, including financial services, food distribution, IT services, digital advertising, freight and retail. His clients include investors, family offices, scale-ups, family and owner-managed businesses, listed companies, corporate advisers and SMEs.
Founding Partner Paul Miller is delighted with the appointment and says “We are thrilled to have attracted someone of Alistair’s calibre, who will bolster our corporate team’s capability and offering.”
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