Simon Correggia

Practice Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Startups

Simon is a Practice Leader in the Corporate and Transaction group with particular expertise in Corporate Law.

Simon works with emerging companies in all stages of their investment and growth. He advises investors on their full cycle of investment work, from initial investment to exit. Simon works with venture capital and private equity funds, high net worth family offices and domestic and international corporates, co-operatives and mutuals.

Prior to joining LegalVision, Simon worked in boutique and international law firms advising on mergers and acquisitions, equity fund raisings, venture capital investments, cross-border transactions, corporate restructuring and corporate governance. Simon has a particular interest in the technology sector but has a range of experience in other industry sectors such as agribusiness, education and financial services.

In his spare time, Simon can be found spending time with his wife and son and watching his favourite football team, Juventus F.C.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (Hons), European Legal Studies, King’s College London, England.

Professional memberships: Law Society of New South Wales.

Expertise

Business Sale and Purchase

Assisting clients when selling businesses, whether as a share sale or business sale.

Assisting clients when buying businesses, including undertaking legal due diligence.

Corporate and Commercial

Advising investors (including angel investors and VCs) on different types of investments (including primary and secondary equity investments, convertible instruments and SAFEs).

Advising co-operatives on formation and registration requirements including preparing rules and disclosure statements and advising co-operatives on their general corporate governance obligations.

Startups

Advising startups on business structuring, capital raising, employee share schemes and shareholders agreements.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2019 Most Innovative Firm - Australasian Lawyer