Stephen Minns

Senior Consultant

Melbourne, Australia

Stephen Minns is one of Australia's and the region's preeminent M&A lawyers. Stephen advises major Australian organisations on board and strategic issues as well as on M&A transactions. He was the Chairman, Australia of King & Wood Mallesons from 2013 to 2018. 

Chambers & Partners praises Stephen "for his proactive approach, a client commenting: "He's a standout in thinking not just what we need to do today, or this week, but what is coming around the corner."

Stephen's work highlights include: 

  • Lynas: Proposed A$1.5bn acquisition by Wesfarmers; and A$425m accelerated entitlement offer. 
  • APA: Proposed A$13.5bn acquisition by CKI. 
  • Asciano: A$9.0bn competing proposed transactions with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, CPPIB, GIP and Qube. 
  • Telstra: Corporate and governance matters.