Andrew Reilly


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+61 (2) 9055 6965


American University

J.D., summa cum laude, Law Review

Cal State University

B.S., magna cum laude

Previous Experience

  • Baker McKenzie (Partner)
  • Jones Day (Partner)
  • Arthur Andersen & Co. (Senior Auditor)
  • Certified Public Accountant (California)


  • New South Wales, Australia
  • State of California
  • District of Columbia


  • English
  • German

Professional Experience

Over the past 23 years, Andrew Reilly has represented Australian and New Zealand companies on more than 500 offers of debt and equity securities in the United States. He also advises underwriters and placement agents ranging from boutique to "bulge bracket" investment banks.

Andrew's practice focuses on US securities and corporate law matters. He advises on private placements, Rule 144A transactions and US public offers of debt and equity securities, including Nasdaq listings. He also advises on commercial matters, bank finance and cross-border M&A transactions.

In addition to providing US securities law advice, Andrew works with local lawyers around the world to provide clients with expert international securities law advice in a convenient and cost-efficient manner.

Representative Matters

  • US tranche of Australian IPOs for companies such as Carbon Revolution, Cronos and PointsBet
  • Equity placements for companies such as Charter Hall Retail REIT, Resolute Mining and Vicinity
  • Entitlement offers for companies such as Cardno, Emeco, National Storage REIT, Nickel Mines and Saracen
  • Nasdaq listings for companies such as Benitec Biopharma, Lonestar Resources and Sundance Energy
  • US public offers and compliance advice for Nasdaq listed companies such as Kazia Therapeutics, Immutep and Mesoblast
  • Level 1 American Depositary Receipt programs for companies such as Air New Zealand, Fletcher Building, Lynas, Qantas and Redbubble
  • Quotation of ordinary shares on OTCQX for companies such as Change Financial, Horizon Oil, Metals X and PointsBet
  • Re-domiciliation to Delaware with listing on Nasdaq for companies such as Lonestar Resources and Sundance Energy
  • Australian IPOs of US companies such as PINCHme
  • US private placements of debt for companies such as Downer, Fletcher Building, Melbourne Airport, Mighty River Power and Vector
  • Rule 144A high-yield bond offers for companies such as Barminco, Bemax, Griffin Coal, Fortescue and TFS Corporation
  • Rule 144A investment-grade bond offers for companies such as Foster's, Qantas and Suncorp-Metway
  • Convertible bond offers for companies such as Kangaroo Resources, Oxiana and Valad

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Equity capital markets, Best Lawyers in Australia (BL Rankings LLC), 2021
  • Band 2, Capital Markets, US Law, Chambers and Partners (SEC), 2020
  • Market Leader, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (Legal Lease Ltd), 2020
  • Highly Recommended – Equity Capital Markets, PLC (Thomas Reuters), 2020