Davide Cavalleri

Special Counsel

+61 3 8540 0713 +61 450 091 561

Davide is a Special Counsel at MST Lawyers with over 20 years’ experience in the area of corporate law. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, public and private fundraising, corporate advisory and transactional work.

Davide’s Practice

Before joining MST Lawyers in 2007, Davide was a partner in a boutique corporate and commercial law firm, acting for public listed companies, fund managers, venture capitalists and large manufacturers. Motivated by a desire to hone his
business skills, he left private legal practice for two years to co-manage a small manufacturing business.

Davide’s clients benefit from his combined legal and business expertise. He provides advice which is not only technically accurate, but also commercially relevant.

Areas Of Specialty

  • Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Corporate advisory
  • Company secretarial
  • Fundraising and capital markets
  • Distribution and licensing
  • Personal Properties Securities Act
  • Advising on compliance with corporations and securities law and governance
  • On and off-market share buy backs
  • Initial public offering and pre-float restructure advice
  • Convertible note issues
  • Drafting and negotiating joint
    venture, shareholder, unit holder
    distribution and agency
  • Devising and documenting
    employee share and options plans
  • Schemes of arrangement and
    reductions of capital



  •  Bachelor of Economics Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws Monash University
  • 1993 – Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and the
                    High Court of Australia


  • Law Institute of Victoria