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Bernard Evans
Partner - Corporate and Commercial

Bernard Evans
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Bernard’s main practice areas are corporate and commercial law, competition and consumer law, and mining and resources law.
 
Bernard has specialist expertise in the following areas: mergers and acquisitions; business and share sales; corporate restructures; competition, consumer protection and product liability law; designing and implementing competition compliance programs; mining and resources joint ventures; agribusiness, especially for crop protection and biotechnology companies; and pharmaceutical law and advice. Bernard's clients include a diverse range of multinational and Australian companies in the resources, energy, agricultural, healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors as well as industry associations. His practice includes advising individuals and companies on establishing and restructuring businesses in Australia, inbound foreign investment and expansion beyond Australia.
 
He is also a Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia where he lectures in company law, competition and consumer law, and mining and petroleum law. 
 
Early in his career Bernard worked in-house for a major oil company and was a partner for 20 years of a large commercial law firm.
 
Bernard, who holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws (each from the University of Sydney), commenced with the firm in July 2010. He is admitted to practice in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.