Brighid Virtue


Brighid Virtue

+ 61 3 8825 4800

Brighid has experience advising local and international businesses in relation to a range of corporate and commercial matters, including statutory and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, corporate structuring, business and share sales and acquisitions, and preparing and negotiating commercial contracts. She also practises in relation to Australian competition and consumer law, privacy and data protection and intellectual property.

Brighid approaches her practice in a friendly and professional manner, and aims to use her legal knowledge and expertise to empower clients to make informed and commercial decisions about their businesses.

Significant matters

  • Advising a multi-national online sports-betting company in relation to the sponsorship of English Premiere League team, Newcastle United Football Club
  • Advising a venture capitalist client in respect of a $21 million share sale, involving multiple vendors, a publicly listed purchaser headquartered in Europe, and complex earnout arrangements
  • Advising a U.S based medical treatment centre in relation to the requirements for operation in Australia
  • Acting for an Australian company in the IT industry in respect of the acquisition of multiple businesses to support our client’s business growth strategy
  • Providing Privacy Act compliance assistance and advice (in particular, in relation to responding to a significant data breach) to a leading motor vehicle retailer

Areas of expertise

  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Share sales and acquisitions
  • Shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial agreements
  • Trademarks, including registration
  • Privacy law and data protection
  • Australian competition and consumer law

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