Joanna Dearmun LLB Hons GDipLegPrac
Main Areas of Law
Equity Capital Markets
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule compliance
Background and Experience
Joanna graduated with a law degree from the University of Hertfordshire in 2006 and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Western Australia in 2008. She then commenced employment with a boutique firm specialising in corporate law before joining a large WA-based firm and then a national top tier firm.
Joanna has acted for both public and private companies on a variety of transactions, ranging from IPO's and secondary raisings to mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers, backdoor listings and schemes of arrangements). Joanna is also experienced in drafting and advising on corporate and commercial documents, as well as providing advice on corporate governance matters and regulatory compliance issues.
Joanna was admitted to practise in Western Australia in February 2010 and commenced employment with Steinepreis Paganin in 2013. Joanna was appointed as an Senior Associate in January 2018.