Jamie Restas is the National Head of HWL Ebsworth's Corporate and Commercial Group. Jamie joined HWL Ebsworth, Australia's largest legal partnership, in 2014 following several years as Chairman of Partners at Kelly & Co. Lawyers.
Jamie has over 20 years' experience in advising major listed and private corporations in connection with all aspects of corporate and commercial activities. Jamie's expertise includes mergers and acquisitions (public company takeovers and schemes, private treaty acquisitions and joint venture investments), capital raisings (initial public offerings, rights issues, placements, share purchase plans, employee share plans and underwriting) and private equity/venture capital. In addition, Jamie regularly provides Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule advice including in relation to related party transactions, corporate governance and directors' duties.
Jamie also serves on the Boards of the Port Adelaide Football Club Limited, Power Community Limited the Adelaide Film Festival and is the Chair of the PAFC Governance Committee. Jamie joined the Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium in July 2015.