Pinsent Masons hires corporate partner in Sydney

03 Oct 2022 | 01:51 pm | 1 min. read

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired corporate energy and technology partner Joni Henry in Sydney, Australia.

Joni is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer advising public and private complex M&A, joint ventures, high net worth advisory work and corporate governance with particular focus on the energy, technology, science and industry sectors.

Joni will boost the firm’s Asia Pacific-based corporate expertise and will collaborate with teams across the firm’s network advising on domestic Australian and multinational mandates.

Matthew Croagh, head of Pinsent Masons in Australia, said: “Joni’s unrivalled experience and track record in developing business opportunities and growth will transform the firm’s transactional capabilities in Australia and beyond. As Australia’s onshore renewables market continues to grow and tech advancements gather pace, Joni brings the right sector specialisms to advise clients that are looking to invest in burgeoning markets on the ground and across a number of global markets.”

Joni joins from PwC where she has been a partner for six years leading the Corporate Advisory group as well as heading up the accountancy firm’s legal teams in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane.

Commenting on her move Joni Henry said: “Pinsent Masons’ sector-led and innovative approach to multinational professional services provides an outstanding platform for my practice and client base. I’m excited about the opportunity to enhance the Australia-based corporate practice and collaborate with the team across the firm’s network.”

Pinsent Masons has recently advised clients including Epiroc, Orica, TricorBraun and API Group on significant corporate transactions in Australia.

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