Krista Bates
Partner

Krista Bates
Partner

Krista has extensive experience advising a diverse base of private and listed companies, private equity funds, governments and individuals, nationally and internationally on mergers, acquisitions and disposals, private equity fund set up and follow on fund deployment and divestments, joint ventures, management buy-outs, schemes of arrangements (both solvent and insolvent), takeovers, corporate governance, commercial contracts and general corporate advice.

Krista has led transactions with deal values ranging from $20,000 to $4.5 billion across multiple sectors and has an exception legal background (having work with two London magic circle firms) with over 18 years’ experience in the legal market. The majority of her transactional work had cross-border elements.

Prior to moving to Perth, she was consistently over many years recognised as a Band One/Tier One leading lawyer by Chambers Global, IFLR and PLC Which Lawyer, and clients have consistently praised Krista’s strong commercial and pragmatic approach to guiding them through transactions.

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6787
Mobile  0475 889 441
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
krista.bates@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Corporate Services
Mining & Resources

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Aviation, Transport and Infrastructure
Financial Services
Mining
Oil and Gas
Power
Telecommunications and Media
Tourism


EDUCATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, London (1999)
Diploma in Law, University of Law, London (1998)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Studies, University of Oregon (1995)


ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of New South Wales (2019)

England & Wales, London (2001)

GAID, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2017)

Director of Australia Africa Energy & Minerals Group (2018)


MEMBERSHIPS

Australian Institute of Company Directors


PUBLICATIONS
14 October 2019
10 July 2019
How can I help you?
Contact Krista Bates here.