Shane Lloyd

Shane is a Special Counsel in our Corporate team with 15 years’ experience as a corporate and transactional lawyer.

Shane specialises in corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

Shane has extensive experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of general commercial contracts, including transaction documents (such as Implementation and Restructure Deeds, Share Sale and Purchase Agreements, Business Sale and Purchase Agreements, Share Subscription Agreements and Shareholders Agreements), as well as undertaking and managing legal due diligence exercises and preparing legal due diligence reports (for both vendors and purchasers).


Shane’s experience includes advising:

  • Wesfarmers in relation to its disposal of the Greencap and TrimEVAC businesses to WSP;
  • Bunnings in relation to its acquisitions of Beaumont Tiles and Tool Kit Depot (formerly Adelaide Tools);
  • S Kidman & Co Ltd, Australia’s largest private landholder, in relation to the $386.5M sale to a consortium comprising Hancock Prospecting and Shanghai CRED;
  • Australian Vintage Limited in relation to the disposal of the Yaldara winery and brand to 1847 Wines;
  • the shareholders of Mexican Express in relation to the sale of the Mexex business to Atlantic Growth Capital;
  • Colonial First State in relation to its acquisition of Water Utilities Australia;
  • Voyager Equity, Australia’s first traditional search fund, in relation to its acquisition of the Inerva software business; and
  • Greg Hicks (the founder of Adam Internet), in relation to the sale of Adam Internet to iiNet (and prior to that in relation to the proposed sale to Telstra).

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