Joshua Butler

Associate, Melbourne

Biography

Overview

Joshua Butler is a Corporate Associate in the Firm's Melbourne office. He has transactional experience across a breadth of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, capital-raising and corporate restructuring. Josh also has experience advising private and public clients in corporate governance and general corporate advisory.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
Education
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Deakin University
Bachelor of Commerce
Deakin University
Languages
English

Experience

US warehousing and logistics company on entrance to the Australian market with the acquisition of a portfolio of cold storage facilities for $350 million.*

Australian telco Uniti Wireless Limited, on several acquisitions of wholesale and retail telecommunications providers including LBNCo for $100m and 1300 Australia for $78m.*

dnata, Emirates Group subsidiary and leading air services provider, on its acquisition of Qantas' catering business.*

Out of home media company QMS Media in its acquisition of sports management companies TLA Worldwide (Aust) Pty Ltd, TLA – ESP Limited (UK) and Stride Sports Management Holdings Pty Ltd.

Riverside Company and Wingate Private in their joint divestiture of compliance and workplace provider, Learning Seat, to Callidus Software.*

Reece Limited on acquisitions of pipes and fittings supplier, Viadux Group, from Crescent Capital and ventilation and air-conditioning provider Heatcraft (NZ operations) from Beijer Ref.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case

Speaking Engagements

"Strong Legal and Risk Protocols to Take Projects from Pilot to Production" International Blockchain TechForum, Swinburne University, September 2019

"Technology and Innovation: The Future of the Legal Profession" Deakin University, October 2019

Publications

Living in Digital Harmony: Immutable Data Systems and the Right to be Forgotten, Law Institute Journal, October 2019

Blockchain for Government: are we there yet?, The Mandarin, September 2018

Awards and Recognition

Rising Star, Australasian Lawyer, 2020

Top 10 Rising Star, Law Institute of Victoria, 2019

30 Under 30 Finalist, Lawyers Weekly, 2019 
Mergers and Acquisitions