"I focus on providing clients with practical legal advice that takes into account commercial, financial and legal considerations: finding solutions and getting the deal done."
With a career that has spanned commercial law and corporate finance, Geri combines an understanding of the financial, commercial and legal considerations that drive transaction decisions. She strives to be a contributor to the growth of a client’s business.
Geri’s legal expertise is principally in corporate and commercial law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and private equity. Whilst these disciplines are relevant across industries, she has a particular interest and network in the technology and non-bank lending sectors.
AAP — advised AAP on the disposal of its business to a private equity consortium.
Bega Cheese Limited — advised Bega on the acquisition of the Lion Diary & Drinks portfolio of assets.
Force Fire — advised Force Fire on the acquisition of Brisbane Fire Protection.
Global Credit Investments — advised Global Credit Investments (GCI) on their funding of Property Credit.
Hemmes Trading — advised Hemmes Trading on its investment in Me&U.
New Energy Limited — advised New Energy Limited on the takeover of TP Energy.
Nexon — advised Nexon Asia on the acquisition of Equate Technologies.
Snuggle Hunny — advised Snuggle Hunny on the disposal of its business to Besen private equity.
The Blue Space — advised The Blue Space on the acquisition of Bathroom Warehouse.
The Brick Pit — advised The Brick Pit on a disposal to a private equity group.
Water Filters Australia — advised Water Filters Australia on the disposal of its business to Fletcher Building Materials.
Mining, Oil & Gas
Bachelor of Commerce (Law), University of Stellenbosch
Bachelor of Laws, University of Stellenbosch
Master of Laws, University of South Africa
Master of Business Administration, University of Pretoria
Admitted to practice in Australia and South Africa