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Michael Bishop2018-10-23T16:20:42+00:00

Michael studied Law Commerce at Melbourne University and joined Pointon Partners immediately upon graduation in 1997. Pastimes include golf (albeit getting progressively worse each year),horse racing and reading.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Initial Public Offerings;
  • ASX Listing Rules advice;
  • Capital raisings;
  • Corporations Act advice;
  • Employment law;
  • Commercial Leasing.

Transactions:

  • Acted in acquisition of a Freight broking business (2018)
  • Sale of First Click Consulting Pty Ltd to listed French Multinational Publicis Groupe (2016)
  • Sale of software company Blue Reef Pty Ltd to ASX listed Tesserent Ltd (2016)
  • Sale of Petrospection Pty Ltd, a provider of terminal and marine services, to Amspec LLC which is a USA based testing and inspection company (2016)
  • Sale of major subsidiaries of Flinders Trustees Ltd, which operated across three States (2013)
  • Sale of Resolutions RTK , an employee well being consulting firm (2013)
  • Fortis Mining IPO/ASX listing (2010)
  • Bell IXL Investments Ltd takeover bid for ASX listed India Equities Ltd (2010)
  • Acting for Bell IXL Investments Ltd in Takeovers Panel proceedings in connection with Goldlink Income Plus Ltd (2009)

He resumed running several years ago after a twenty year hiatus and a couple of recent highlights include competing in the 2016 World Championships for runners my age in Perth and finally cracking it for a win in the Law Institute fun run in 2017 after twenty years as a lawyer.

Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Honours degree in both Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Workplace Relations Committee
Recent publications

Michael studied Law Commerce at Melbourne University and joined Pointon Partners immediately upon graduation in 1997. Pastimes include golf (albeit getting progressively worse each year),horse racing and reading.

Areas of Law & Expertise
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Initial Public Offerings;
  • ASX Listing Rules advice;
  • Capital raisings;
  • Corporations Act advice;
  • Employment law;
  • Commercial Leasing.

Transactions:

  • Acted in acquisition of a Freight broking business (2018)
  • Sale of First Click Consulting Pty Ltd to listed French Multinational Publicis Groupe (2016)
  • Sale of software company Blue Reef Pty Ltd to ASX listed Tesserent Ltd (2016)
  • Sale of Petrospection Pty Ltd, a provider of terminal and marine services, to Amspec LLC which is a USA based testing and inspection company (2016)
  • Sale of major subsidiaries of Flinders Trustees Ltd, which operated across three States (2013)
  • Sale of Resolutions RTK , an employee well being consulting firm (2013)
  • Fortis Mining IPO/ASX listing (2010)
  • Bell IXL Investments Ltd takeover bid for ASX listed India Equities Ltd (2010)
  • Acting for Bell IXL Investments Ltd in Takeovers Panel proceedings in connection with Goldlink Income Plus Ltd (2009)

He resumed running several years ago after a twenty year hiatus and a couple of recent highlights include competing in the 2016 World Championships for runners my age in Perth and finally cracking it for a win in the Law Institute fun run in 2017 after twenty years as a lawyer.

Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Honours degree in both Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Workplace Relations Committee
Recent publications