Clarendons promotes new Director

Clarendon Lawyers is delighted to announce that David Bryant has been promoted as a Director (Partner) of the firm, effective 1 July 2020.

David advises clients across a wide range of industries on private and public M&A, capital raising and investments, joint ventures, strategic contracts, corporate restructuring and general corporate and commercial law.

David has excelled at Clarendons since joining the firm as a Senior Associate in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, David was Senior Legal Counsel at Costa Group, a member of the M&A team at global firm King & Wood Mallesons and also previously worked in the corporate finance division of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

He has a deep understanding of clients’ commercial drivers, risk profiles, challenges and opportunities. His recent time at Costa Group has also given him valuable insight into the issues that matter to clients and helped him further hone his commercially-minded approach.

In announcing David’s promotion, Clarendons’ Managing Director, Tony Symons said: “Dave has made an outstanding contribution to our firm, people, culture and clients. We are thrilled that he has joined our partnership and achieved a well-deserved career milestone, particularly in the current environment.

He has quickly established himself as a leading corporate transactional lawyer in mid-market M&A and ECM, with a strong focus on providing an exceptional client experience. His technical skills and experience enhance the firm’s specialist offering across our full suite of corporate legal advisory services.

I warmly welcome Dave to the partnership and very much look forward to working closely with him to deliver exceptional client outcomes in the years ahead.

We are committed to providing our talented team with opportunities for personal development and career advancement, even when faced with the challenges of a global pandemic.”

David said of the promotion, “I am thrilled to be joining the Clarendons partnership. The firm has an exceptional team with an unwavering client focus and a growing reputation as the country’s “go-to” specialist corporate legal advisory firm.”