Isaac Evans

Special Counsel
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Isaac is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Markets practice group based in Brisbane.

Isaac works with boards, in-house counsel, senior executives, company secretaries and investors to provide practical advice and outcomes, with a focus on delivering results and developing solutions.

Practice Focus

Isaac has extensive experience across a broad range of corporate transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, joint ventures and reconstructions.

Isaac also has a strong focus on corporate advisory work, including corporate governance, directors' duties and regulatory compliance.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised PanAust in the acquisition of the remaining 20% interest in the Frieda River JV from Highlands Pacific. 
  • Advised Super Retail Group on the acquisition of Macpac from CHAMP Private Equity. 
  • Advised Firstmac on the on-market takeover bid for Goldfields Money. 
  • Advised the Star Entertainment Group on the establishment of Destination Gold Coast Consortium. 
  • Advised Vitaco on the acquisition of the Musashi sports nutrition business and associated intellectual property. 
  • Advised Bank of Queensland on the AUD 340 million capital raising and issue of additional Tier 2 regulatory capital. 
  • Advised Suncorp Group on the issue of additional Tier 2 regulatory capital. 
  • Advised the Star Entertainment Group on the AUD 490 million placement and formation of strategic partnership with CTF and FEC. 
  • Advised Infigen Energy on an accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer. 
  • Advised Tor Investment Management Hong Kong on its investment (and follow-on investment) in Marrakech Road. 

Admissions

  • High Court of Australia~Australia (2016)
  • Supreme Court of Queensland~Australia (2009)

Education

  • Queensland University of Technology (LL.M.) (2013)
  • College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) (2009)
  • Bond University (LL.B.) (2008)