Translate:
Photo, Byron Frost

Byron Frost

Associate
Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction

Biography

Byron Frost is a member of the Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions group of Baker McKenzie's Tokyo office. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked in a major law firm in Australia.

Practice Focus

Mr. Frost's practice focuses on providing business support to clients in areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, joint ventures and general corporate law. He has experience managing and conducting M&A-related legal due diligences, contract negotiations and drafting, and general commercial work.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Provided business support to a Japanese manufacturing company in respect of its acquisition of a European manufacturing business.
  • Provided business support to a Japanese company in respect of multiple venture capital investments.
  • Provided business support to a US-based multinational food and café business in respect of its establishment of a joint venture in Japan.
  • Provided business support to a Japanese company in respect of its divestment of a Venezeulan-based automotive business.
  • Acted (in a foreign jurisdiction) for a Japanese corporation on its purchase (via an Australian subsidiary) of assets of an Australian steel business and the subsequent sale of certain assets of that acquired business.
  • Acted (in a foreign jurisdiction) for a multinational in relation to its purchase of a major interest in an Australian industrial technology company.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Queensland - Member

Corporate Responsibility

  • Worked with the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House, including its Homeless Persons' Legal Clinic in Brisbane, Australia.

Admissions

  • High Court of Australia~Australia (2013)
  • Supreme Court of Queensland~Australia (2012)

Education

  • College of Law (Graduate Diploma Legal Practice) (2012)
  • Bond University (Bachelor of Laws First Class Honors) (2011)

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese