Warwick Painter

Areas of expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Funds Management and Financial Services
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporations Law

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Sydney)

Master of Laws (Hons) (Sydney)

Professional Organisation

DLA Piper Australia 
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Warwick Painter

BA, LLM (Hons)

Warwick is a Partner at DLA Piper Australia, which is part of the global business law firm DLA Piper.  He specialises in corporate law, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and financial services, including capital raisings and ASX listings, corporate restructuring, listed and unlisted managed investment schemes and the regulation and conduct of financial markets.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Warwick was a Corporate Partner at national law firm Allens Arthur Robinson for 11 years. Warwick brings to his clients a wealth of experience over more than 25 years in corporate finance, financial services regulation and equity capital markets, along with a strong commercial understanding of the business issues affecting clients.

Warwick also has direct experience of the finance sector and the financial markets gained in his role as senior corporate counsel with Westpac Banking Corporation and leader of a team advising on issues affecting the Bank's business at its corporate core.

Warwick has acted for both issuers and investment banks in public offerings and private placements of corporate shares and interests in managed funds and has acted for clients in mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. He is experienced in arranging placements of securities and convertible equity investments and restructuring of those investments.

Warwick has also advised the ASX on complex matters relating to the trading, clearing and settlement of securities, including redrafting of the ASX clearing and settlement rules and the restructure of the National Guarantee Fund.

Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 1983.

Publications and Editorial Contacts

Annotations to the ASX Listing Rules, Online - contact: LN LL Publishing

Professional Contact

DLA Piper Australia
Level 38
201 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: +61 2 9286 8252
Mob: +61 410 608 417
Email: warwick.painter@dlapiper.com