Mr. Lyons has expertise in investment services, capital markets, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate insolvency and reconstructions.
He holds a Master of Laws from Cambridge University and is one of a few corporate lawyers who is also a qualified chartered accountant. With this experience he brings a unique skill set to bear when acting for large Australian and multinational clients in relation to their corporate and commercial activities.
Mr. Lyons' grasp of the financial and taxation landscape in which legal issues must be resolved has made him a much sought-after corporate legal adviser.
Prior to joining the firm in early 2000, Mr. Lyons practised at major international and Australian law firms, working out of their London, Hong Kong, and Sydney offices. In addition, Mr. Lyons was previously an accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers in its Johannesburg office.