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Divesh Patel

Divesh Patel is a Private Equity and M&A partner in the firm’s Corporate practice. He specialises in private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and foreign investment. He also regularly advises on cross-border transactions, joint ventures, commercial transactions, distressed sale transactions and restructurings. 

He advises on a wide variety of domestic and cross-border clients, including private equity sponsors, across a range of sectors including logistics, manufacturing, retail, FMCG, financial services, infrastructure, aviation and transport, media, technology and telecommunications.

Prior to joining the firm, Divesh was a Partner at Johnson Winter & Slattery and before that practised in the Corporate team at Ashurst. He began his career at Werksmans Attorneys in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Corporate Livewire - Private Equity Virtual Roundtable
  • International Comparative Legal Guide – Private Equity
  • Thomson Reuters Practical Law Guide – Investing in Australia
  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces (South Africa)
  • Australian Investment Council (formerly AVCAL)
  • Asian Australian Lawyers Association
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