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Madison Smith

Senior Associate

Madison is a senior corporate lawyer with experience handling public and private M&A transactions in various sectors, including energy and resources, technology and infrastructure. Her experience also includes private equity, foreign investment and joint ventures.

Bar admissionsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • Advising ASX-listed deal management solutions business Ansarada Group Limited on all aspects of its proposed AUD236 million sale to Datasite via a scheme of arrangement.
  • Advising Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corporation on its acquisition of ASX-listed Altium Limited, a developer of electronic design automation software to engineers who design printed circuit boards, for AUD9.1 billion via a scheme of arrangement.
  • Advising Commonwealth Bank of Australia on various transactions including the divestment of its Indonesian banking subsidiary, PT Bank Commonwealth to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and the acquisition of Waddle.*
  • Advising Hancock on various transactions including its competitive takeover bid of Warrego Energy Limited and its joint venture with POSCO to acquire 100% of Senex Energy Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement.*
  • Advising Aware Super on its consortium bid with MIRA to acquire Vocus Group Limited by way of a scheme of arrangement.*
  • Advising Amazon on its investment in, and strategic partnership with, ZipCo Limited.*
  • Advising Accel-KKR and SmartComm on its acquisition of Intelledox, a global digital transformation software company.*
  • Advising Morrison & Co on various transactions, including its acquisition of Sundrop Farms.*
  • Advising Advent International and Allnex on its acquisition of Nuplex Industries Limited.*

*Experience gained prior to working at DLA Piper Australia

  • University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Laws (Distinction), 2011
  • University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance and Investment Finance (Trading)), 2011

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Law Society of New South Wales