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Julian Ilett

Lawyer – Corporate, M&A and Private Equity

Julian’s experience spans a diverse range of disciplines here in Australia and overseas. His ambitious and hard-working nature has led him to many opportunities, and he has assisted some of the world’s biggest companies in just a short time.

Prior to working for Hamilton Locke, Julian was a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons in Brisbane. He also spent over two years at Allen & Overy LLP in London.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Julian’s expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, securitisation, and debt capital markets.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) - The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland
     

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS:

  • Advised retail and consumer brands investment platform, Alquemie Group on its $60+ million acquisition of Australian fashion retailer, General Pants Co from the Victor Smorgon Group, Phil Staub and Jackie Vidor.
  • Advised a leading alternative investment management firm in relation to the circa. GBP5.0 billion sale of issued share capital and mortgage and loan portfolios held by Bradford & Bingley plc and NRAM Limited.
  • Advised a global financial institution as arranger and lead manager on the EUR653 million CMBS which was secured by 105 office properties in the Netherlands.
  • Advised leading financial institutions across a number of bond issuances by a prominent UK-based company out of their multicurrency bond programme in a variety of currencies including EUR, CAD, YEN, GBP and USD in aggregate totalling of two billion in funds.