Tom Carberry

Associate, Melbourne



Tom has acted on range of public and private M&A and capital markets transactions for both domestic and international clients across a range of industries, including oil and gas, renewables, technology, bio-tech, property and agriculture. Tom also has experience advising on joint venture, corporate governance and regulatory matters, including Australia's offshore energy and infrastructure regulatory regime, securities laws, listing rules and its foreign direct investment regime.

Before joining White & Case, Tom was a lawyer in the Corporate / M&A team of a leading Australian law firm. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Tom worked as a consultant at a big 4 accounting firm and as an automotive engineer, which included a brief stint in a V8 Supercars team.

Bars and Courts
Juris Doctor
Monash University
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
RMIT University


Examples of Tom's relevant experience includes advising:

EIG Partners on its proposed $18.4 billion proposed acquisition of Origin Energy by scheme of arrangement in consortium with Brookfield, including the sale of Origin Energy's energy markets business to Brookfield and the US $500 million pre-sale of a 2.49% interest in Australia Pacific LNG to ConocoPhillips.

Kumul Petroleum on its US $1.4 billion binding offer to acquire a 5% interest in PNG LNG from Santos.

Peak Rare Earths on its binding framework agreement with the Government of Tanzania for the development of the Ngualla Rare Earth project.

EIG Partners on its US $2.15 billion proposed acquisition of Tokyo Gas' Australian LNG assets.

RATP Dev on the corporate aspects of its role in the Parklife Metro consortium (with Plenary Group, Siemens and Webuild) for delivery of the Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport project.

Orica on its $180 million sale of its Minova business to Aurelius Group.*

A secured financier on its settlement of a dispute relating to the ownership, disposal and decommissioning of an FPSO and related oilfields.*

Neptune Energy on joint venture, corporate governance, regulatory and FIRB approval matters.*

Infrastructure Capital Group on its acquisition of a majority interest in a series of solar development projects from Providence Asset Group.*

Kumul Petroleum on the proposed acquisition of PNG upstream oil and gas assets.*

An overseas fund on its $100 million bid for a minority interest in a professional sporting league.*

Opthea Limited on its establishment of an "at-the-market" equity program for its NASDAQ listed American depositary shares.*

Dexus Industria REIT on its $350 million fully underwritten capital raise through institutional placement and accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer.*

Dexus Convenience REIT on its $45 million institutional placement and $10.5 million share purchase plan.*

Damstra Holdings on its acquisition of Vault Intelligence by scheme of arrangement.*

BGH consortium on its $2.3 billion acquisition of Navitas by scheme of arrangement.*

Elanco Australasia on its acquisition of Bayer AG's animal health business.*

MYOB on its acquisition of GreatSoft Pty Ltd.*

* experience gained prior to joining White & Case