Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk has broad experience of corporate and commercial transactions including sale and purchase of companies and businesses, raising capital through the equity capital markets, joint ventures, farm-ins, international funds, refinancing and restructurings.  He also advises both listed and unlisted companies on corporate governance and director issues, commercial contracts and other general corporate matters.  Daniel is a partner in Lavan’s Corporate Services team.

Daniel’s experience spans the industrial, agribusiness, property, financial services and energy and resources sectors. 

Prior to joining Lavan, Daniel was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons where he worked in the Energy, Resources and Projects Group specialising in mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to that, Daniel worked in the M&A group at Slaughter and May in London.

Daniel has strong transactional experience in Australia and in China, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Europe, Brazil and the United States.

Direct  +61 8 9288 6906
Mobile  0419 045 143
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001

Competition and Regulation
Corporate Services
Oil and Gas


Contract law
Corporate advisory
Commercial contracts
Trade practices
Due diligence


MA (Hons) Natural Sciences
Cambridge (1998)

Postgraduate Diploma in Law
College of Law, York (1996)

Diploma in Legal Practice
College of Law, York (1997)


High Court of Australia (2011)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2006)

Supreme Court of New South Wales (2005)

High Court of England and Wales (1999)


Best Lawyers (Commercial Law) 2017, 2018, 2019

Best Lawyers (Corporate Law) 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Best Lawyers (Corporate/Governance Practice) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Best Lawyers (Mergers & Acquisitions Law) 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Best Lawyers (Mining Law) 2018, 2019


Law Society of Western Australia

Law Society of England and Wales

The Resource and Energy Law Association

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