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Courtney J. Dixon
Of Counsel

Contact

(T) +61.3.8618.4193
(F) +61.2.8272.0599

Education

  • University of Melbourne (LL.M. 2011); Kaplan Professional (Graduate Certificate in Applied/Corporate Finance 2008); College of Law (VIC) (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice 2007); University of Tasmania (LL.B. Hons., B.Comm., and B.InfoSys. 2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Courts of Victoria and New South Wales and High Court of Australia

Courtney Dixon focuses his practice on public company takeovers and schemes of arrangement, with considerable experience advising on complex and significant transactions. He combines technical legal capability with a commercial approach to structuring and executing transactions.

Courtney has led deals across many industries, particularly the gambling, media, technology, financial services, and general industrials sectors, and often advises on cross-border (Australia in-bound) transactions.

Courtney's practice also extends to private company M&A (with buy and sell-side experience in competitive trade sale processes), minority equity investments and associated shareholding arrangements, capital markets, and general corporate advisory matters. He also has advised companies, boards, and investors on numerous restructuring, recapitalization, and other forms of distressed situations.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Courtney practiced at a leading international law firm where he was involved in numerous high-profile transactions in the Australian market, including Tabcorp's combination with Tatts Group, the takeover of David Jones by Woolworths Holdings by way of scheme of arrangement, and BHP Billiton's demerger of South32.

In 2016, Courtney was seconded to the Australian Securities Exchange where he assisted in executing ASX's investment into, and strategic partnership with, block chain developer Digital Asset Holdings.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Doyle's Guide — Rising Star in M&A (2015)
Courtney Dixon