Warren is a dual qualified corporate and commercial lawyer (Australia and England) with over 16 years of experience, whose industry specialisms are the Food and Agribusiness, Retail, Automotive, Manufacturing, Technology, Media and Not For Profit sectors. 

Prior to joining Kardos Scanlan in January 2014, Warren practised as a senior corporate lawyer at one of Australia’s leading law firms for over 5 years, acting for household names, including the Big Four banks, Prime Media Group, GrainCorp and Sucrogen.  He also practised in England for over 9 years, including at a highly rated national firm and at a top international law firm in the City of London.

Warren’s particular specialism is mergers and acquisitions work, having acted on over 170 transactions, both large and small, complex and straightforward, and domestic and cross-border, acting for Australian owners buying or selling, foreign enterprises investing in Australia, and insolvency practitioners and banks divesting.

Warren has spent a number of years in senior in-house roles and has gained considerable experience over the last 16 years in ITC and commercial matters acting for technology companies, service providers to the banks and telcos, some of the world’s largest media agencies, broadcasting companies, major sporting teams and sporting individuals, pharmaceutical companies and others on complex, innovative ITC, marketing, broadcasting, image rights, sporting, intellectual property and other commercial matters.

Warren's other specialities include:

  • corporate re-organisations and structuring
  • joint ventures and shareholders agreements
  • corporate governance
  • business start-ups
  • capital raisings
  • banking and finance
  • intellectual property protection
  • FIRB for foreign enterprises investing in Australian assets
  • commercial contract work
  • insolvency work 
Direct: +61 2 9146 5267 
Mobile: +61 466 016 750
Email: warren.davis@kardosscanlan.com.au

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