Isaac West advises a broad range of listed and unlisted clients in M&A and capital raisings, with a focus on companies in the resources and agribusiness sectors.
Isaac recently advised Coronado Coal on its $700 million acquisition of the Curragh coal mine from Wesfarmers.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Isaac advised the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) on its acquisition of a controlling interest in The North Australia Pastoral Company (NAPCO), which manages 5.8 million hectares and approximately 180,000 head of cattle across Queensland and the Northern Territory, and also advised the New Zealand Superannuation Fund on its first Australian farm investment into seedstock producer Palgrove. He also has a strong track record in resources, having acted for the Queensland Gas Company during its $5.2 billion on-market takeover, ERM Power on its $100 million initial public offering and listing on ASX, and PanAust Limited in its $358 million capital raising.
"Works extremely hard and constantly delivers" — Asia Pacific Legal 500
- Griffith University (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Skills and Ethics 2007; Award for Academic Excellence); University of Queensland (Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws 2006; Dean's Commendation for High Achievement; Dean's Honour Roll)
- Supreme Court of Queensland
Doyle's Guide — ranked as a Leading Corporate Lawyer ("recommended" category) in 2016, 2017, and 2018 in the leading Queensland corporate lawyers category
Best Lawyers — Brisbane corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law lists (2018 and 2019)