Joshua Butler

International Law Clerk, Silicon Valley

Biography

Overview

Joshua Butler is an International Law Clerk practicing in Corporate M&A in the Firm's Silicon Valley office. Prior to joining the Silicon Valley office, Joshua was a Senior Associate in the Melbourne, Australia office. He has transactional experience across a breadth of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, growth equity, venture capital and corporate restructuring. Josh has experience across a broad range of industries including infrastructure, renewables, mining and resources, tech and health. Josh also has experience advising private and public clients in corporate governance and general corporate advisory.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
High Court of Hong Kong
Education
Bachelor of Law (Honours)
Deakin University
Bachelor of Commerce
Deakin University
Languages
English

Experience

Harvest Partners and Neighborly, on the sale of Neighborly, a holding company of 21 service brands focused on repairing, maintaining and enhancing consumers' homes and businesses via various online platforms, to KKR.

SoftBank and Eldridge in their funding of US$235 million in AnyVision, one of the largest-ever funding rounds in facial recognition software.

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures in the sell-down of part of its 640MWdc portfolio of Australian solar farms.

AMP Power Australia on the acquisition of 120MW Hillston Solar Farm Project from Overland Sun Farming.

Hana Financial Investment on the acquisition of 162MW Columboola Solar Farm from Luminous Energy.

NovaQuest Capital Management LLC in its acquisition of Spectra Medical Devices, Inc., a leading manufacturer of procedural needles and distributor of generic injectable drug products.

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

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.*

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

* experience gained 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