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Company Secretarial Services

A dedicated, specialist team is supplemented by bespoke technology to ensure we deliver the best Company Secretarial experience in the Australian market.

Our purpose-built, unique Company Secretarial solution empowers ASX-listed companies with greater efficiency by providing a range of services with integrated technology to meet our clients’ requirements. Our clients benefit from in-house qualified lawyers and accountants carefully supervising the company secretarial functions so that you can be comfortable that your company is meeting the ongoing requirements of governance and compliance.

How our Company Secretarial Services can help:

  • Liaise with your appointed share registry.
  • Attend and minute board meetings and committee meetings.
  • Arrange, attend and minute shareholder meetings, including the annual general meeting.
  • Draft notices of meetings.
  • Maintain statutory registers in conjunction with our client’s appointed share registry (where appropriate).
  • Attend to the issue, allotment, transference, transmission, and forfeiture of shares, certificates and registration of share capital, and instruct the share registry to perform these functions.
  • Organise production of the annual report.
  • Manage timing and lodgement with the exchange of all mandatory and periodic reports.
  • Advise the company and directors about continuous disclosure requirements, the Listing Rules of the ASX and the Corporations Act.
  • Manage shareholder correspondence and provide advice where required.
How our Company Secretarial Services can help:

Our Company Secretarial Team

Andrew Bursill

Andrew Bursill

Principal

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics from the University of Sydney and is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Price Waterhouse). Since commencing his career as an outsourced CFO and Company Secretary in 1998, Andrew has been CFO, Company Secretary and/or Director for numerous ASX listed, unlisted public and private companies, in a range of industries covering mineral exploration, oil and gas exploration, biotechnology, technology, medical devices, retail, venture capital and wine manufacture and distribution.

Alistair McKeough

Alistair McKeough

Solicitor Director

Alistair specialises in complex commercial matters that require careful strategic planning. An experienced commercial litigator with an outstanding record of success in contested litigation, Alistair also applies his exceptional black letter knowledge and analytical skills in transactional work. Alistair is known for his ability to cut through to the real issues and for giving clear and concise advice. Alistair is regularly engaged in matters involving serious risk to personal and corporate reputations and he has extensive experience in media sensitive matters. Alistair has served as Company Secretary to several ASX Listed companies and is a member of the University of New South Wales Law Advisory Council.

Andrew Whitten

Andrew Whitten

Solicitor Director

Andrew is a corporate lawyer with a particular focus on small cap ASX listed companies. Over the past decade Andrew has been involved in dozens of backdoor listings and IPOs on the ASX across a wide range of industry sectors, with an emphasis on technology, health & medical and mining companies. He is widely regarded as Sydney’s leading specialist in delivery of legal services to small cap ASX listed companies and has steered dozens of them through listing, raising capital, mergers & acquisitions and disposals of business. Andrew has an excellent relationship with ASIC and ASX officers, as well as with Sydney’s leading bankers and brokers.

David Franks

David Franks

Principal

David is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, Justice of the Peace, Registered Tax Agent and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Finance and Accounting) from Macquarie University. With over 20 years in finance and accounting, initially qualifying with Price Waterhouse in their Business Services and Corporate Finance Divisions, David has been CFO, Company Secretary and/or Director for numerous ASX listed and unlisted public and private companies, in a range of industries covering energy retailing, software as a service, transport, financial services, mineral exploration, technology, automotive, software development wholesale distributions, retail, biotechnology and healthcare.

Alison Crealy

Alison Crealy

Principal

Alison is a Big-4 trained finance and M&A professional who also has extensive international commercial and company secretarial experience. She is a Chartered Accountant, a Management Accounting and Applied Finance expert, holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and International Business) from University of Technology Sydney, a Graduate Diploma from Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia. Through over 20 years in finance and accounting.

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