Stuart Byrne

Clayton Utz
Partner Sydney

Stuart is an excellent practitioner. His experience and knowledge in the ECM sector is second to none, and he is very commercial and practical in his advice whilst also being detail-oriented.

– Chambers


One of Australia's leading corporate, M&A and capital markets lawyers and Head of our Equity Capital Markets team. Brings extensive expertise to advising companies and major investment banks on a wide array of fundraising and other corporate transactions. Client-centric approach, combined with broad skills in both public and private corporate matters, underpin guidance to ASX-listed and unlisted issuers and investment banks. Expertise includes IPOs, placements, capital raisings, investment vehicles, hybrid securities, head office advisory, governance and M&A.

Notable Work
  • InvoCare: 2023 scheme of arrangement with TPG and various capital raisings and head office advice.
  • Marley Spoon AG: 2023 SPAC merger, various funding rounds and convertible bond instruments and IPO.
  • Tyro Payments Limited: Strategic transactions, head office advice and IPO of one of Australia's largest payments providers.
  • SongTradr: Corporate transactions including fundraisings and investments including into Jaxta
  • WiseTech Global: ASX IPO of one of Australia's largest tech companies and follow on strategic advice.
  • ATI Global: Corporate and transaction adviser to one of Australia's largest unlisted tech companies
  • FINEOS: Corporate advice since IPO including various fundraisings.
  • Limeade, Inc.: IPO on ASX, strategic advice and ultimate merger and delisting.
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