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Ellen O'Neil


Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Business Administration, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Business Sales
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership & Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Governance
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Advice
  • Business and Investment Structures
  • Corporations Law

Ellen is a corporate and commercial lawyer with broad experience in general corporate and commercial law, with a focus on equity capital markets, capital raising, and corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Her practice has involved acting for a wide range of public and private companies across a variety of industries, including resources, (precious metals, oil and gas), IT, manufacturing, property and healthcare.


  • Acting for a number of ASX listed small to mid-cap companies in relation to:
    • ASX listing requirements, including corporate governance and disclosure obligations;
    • initial public offerings and reverse takeovers;
    • ASX Listing Rules Chapter 11 transactions (change of nature and scale);
    • capital raising and associated disclosure including;
      • placements to sophisticated/institutional investors;
      • share purchase plans;
      • capital consolidation;
      • issue of convertible notes
      • renounceable and non-renounceable rights issues; and
      • offer information statements.
  • Acting for various energy, resources and mining companies in relation to:
    • tenement acquisitions and divestments;
    • joint venture and farm-in arrangements;
    • acquisition and divestment of royalties; and
    • associated due diligence processes.
  • Acting for a number of NSX listed entities in relation to NSX suitability reviews.
  • Acting in shareholder disputes and associated settlement efforts.
  • Acting for shareholders in share sale and purchase transactions relating to a variety of industries for example, IT, manufacturing, alloys production, royalty companies, junior exploration (mining and resources) etc.