Our Team

William Kon­taxis

Senior Associate
Com­mer­cial, Cor­po­rate

I always take a prac­ti­cal and com­mer­cial approach to pro­vid­ing advice in cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial trans­ac­tions. This is helped by hav­ing recent­ly com­plet­ing a Mas­ter of Tax­a­tion which pro­vides my clients with a use­ful com­mer­cial per­spec­tive with trans­ac­tions. I was named a final­ist for the 2015 Lawyers Week­ly 30 Under 30 Bank­ing & Finance Award for my work assist­ing a client estab­lish an inno­v­a­tive social impact bank­ing prod­uct and linked crowd­fund­ing plat­form. In addi­tion, I was a semi-final­ist for the 2015 Prop­er­ty Coun­cil of Aus­tralia Ris­ing Gen­er­a­tion Award for my work assist­ing a major retire­ment vil­lages oper­a­tor with its cor­po­rate struc­tur­ing and prop­er­ty transna­tion­al needs. While also being a final­ist for the 2014 Lawyers Week­ly Young Gun Award for exe­cut­ing a nation­al pri­va­cy law project for an insti­tu­tion­al not-for-prof­it client.

Expe­ri­ence

I have an exten­sive expe­ri­ence rep­re­sent­ing pri­vate and pub­lic sec­tor clients oper­at­ing across a wide mix of indus­tries. I have advised a range of clients includ­ing SMEs, start-ups, ASX100 enti­ties, finan­cial insti­tu­tions, aged care oper­a­tors, char­i­ties and social enter­pris­es, media and telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions ser­vice providers, prop­er­ty devel­op­ers and gov­ern­ment agencies. 

Exper­tise

  • Cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial law
  • Cor­po­rate finance
  • Merg­ers & acquisitions
  • Pri­vate equity

Roles, mem­ber­ships and education

  • Bach­e­lor of Busi­ness, man­age­ment / mar­ket­ing, UTS Sydney
  • Juris Doc­tor , law UTS, Sydney 
  • Mas­ters of Tax­a­tion UNSW, Sydney

Publications