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Michael Phillips


Michael relocated from Hong Kong to Sydney in 2010 and joined Swaab Attorneys' corporate group as a partner in August 2015. He has practised as an attorney for over 20 years —16 of which as a partner within international law firms in London and Hong Kong. His experience ranges from corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and regulatory compliance to general corporate and commercial law. Michael has represented numerous international clients on entering as well as exiting the China market and on both public and private merger and acquisition transactions. He has also advised boards in connection with corporate governance protocols. Michael was referred to as a “Leading Individual” in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 in the field of Capital Markets by The Asia Pacific Legal 500. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degree as well as a Higher Diploma in Company Law. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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Association Memberships
Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide