Shane Lloyd

Shane has over 10 years’ experience working as a corporate and commercial solicitor in private practice.

Shane has gained broad experience in corporate and commercial law, which includes a focus on mergers and acquisitions (in particular private treaty acquisitions and joint venture investments).

Shane has particular speciality in commercial contract drafting and negotiation across a wide range of contracts (including Implementation and Restructure Deeds, Share Sale and Purchase Agreements, Business Asset Sale and Purchase Agreements, Share Subscription Agreements and Shareholders Agreements) as well as undertaking and coordinating significant legal due diligence exercises (for both vendors and purchasers).

Shane holds a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) from the Flinders University of South Australia.


Shane’s experience includes advising:

  • S. Kidman & Co Ltd on its recent sale process, which extended for over 18 months and ended in the eventual sale to Australian Outback Beef Pty Ltd (a joint venture company between Hancock Prospecting and Shanghai CRED) by way of off-market takeover for $386.5 million;
  • Bunnings Group Ltd (a subsidiary of ASX listed Wesfarmers) on its acquisition of the Adelaide Tools and Oaklands Mower Centre businesses;
  • Home Support Services on the sale of Home Support Services (one of Australia’s leading providers of in home care) to Medibank Private Ltd;
  • Colonial First State Global Asset Management on its acquisition of Water Utilities Australia, a South Australian based business which supplies reclaimed water for household use and urban irrigation and bulk water for agricultural use;
  • Adam Internet on the sale of Adam Internet to iiNet Limited for $60 million (and prior to that on the proposed sale to Telstra Ltd);
  • Grant Burge Wines on the sale of Grant Burge Wines to Accolade Wines;
  • Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging on the principal group of Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging radiologists in relation to their acquisition of a 51% interest from I-Med Network in the Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging facilities, infrastructure and management business;
  • Australian Vintage Ltd on its sale of the Yaldara Winery and Brand to 1847 Wines for $15.5 million;
  • Codan Ltd on its acquisition of Minetec, a mining technology business based in Western Australia; and
  • Detmold on the sale of the Detmold Flexibles business to Amcor for $50 million.

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