Matthew Barone

Matthew has a broad corporate and commercial practice, which includes private acquisitions and disposals, commercial transactions, corporate governance, company advisory and tax.

As a former executive of national distribution and logistics businesses, Matthew understands the importance of practical advice and balancing legal risk with achieving business outcomes.


Matthew’s experience includes advising:

  • Buyers and sellers on the sale and acquisition of businesses and assets.
  • Business owners with governance structures, including shareholders agreements, unit holder agreements, employee share schemes; joint venture agreements and alliances.
  • Suppliers and contractors on contracts for the supply of goods and services across a broad range of industries including mining, distribution, waste recovery, utilities and logistics.
  • Landowners and property developers on GST and transfer duty risks and opportunities in real property projects and transactions.
  • Charities and not for profits on their establishment, structure and endorsement for tax exemptions and concessions.
  • A heavy emitter on the application of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme and Safeguard Mechanism.

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