Amelia Berczelly has more than 10 years' experience acting on a range of complex corporate transactions and securities law matters, with a particular focus on public company takeovers, schemes of arrangement, corporate restructures, and strategic joint ventures.
Amelia's representative transactions include the acquisition of Pepper Group by KKR by scheme of arrangement, Lowe's Companies' exit from its home improvement joint venture with Woolworths, Mitsubishi Corporation's joint bid with Rio Tinto for Coal & Allied Industries (valued at A$10.8 billion), and Virgin Australia's demerger of its international and domestic airline operations by way of in-specie dividend. She also regularly assists U.S., Japanese, and other foreign clients undertake strategic acquisitions and investments in Australia.
Amelia is experienced in advising listed companies and boards in relation to ASX compliance and corporate governance issues, including directors' duties, continuous disclosure and other listing rule matters, insider trading regulation, shareholder engagement, and general company secretarial matters.
Amelia's experience prior to joining Jones Day in 2015 includes working at a leading international law firm in Australia.
- University of Sydney (LL.B. with first class honors 2007); Macquarie University (Bachelor of Business Administration 2004; B.A in Japanese Studies 2004)
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; New York