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Belinda Barnes

Baker & McKenzie


Belinda Barnes is a senior associate in the Corporate team at Baker McKenzie, Sydney. Belinda practices general corporate and commercial law. She has advised on local and cross-border transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, managed investment schemes and other corporate and commercial transactions. Belinda also has experience acting in disputes and negotiations ranging from breach of contract claims, retail disputes, trade practices and antitrust matters, and other general commercial disputes.

Practice Focus

Belinda has recently acted on significant acquisitions and corporate sales and advised on the structuring, establishment, maintenance and winding up of managed investment schemes. She provides general corporate and securities advice on and drafts transaction documents, shareholders’ agreements, share and asset sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and funding and sponsorship arrangements. Belinda has also worked with overseas-based clients seeking to establish or build upon a presence in Australia, to provide them with local legal advice.


  • New South Wales~Australia (2007)


  • Macquarie University (LL.B. Honors) (2006)
  • Macquarie University (Bachelor of Media) (2006)


  • English