Ned Puddy

Senior Associate


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)/Bachelor of Arts (Monash University)
  • Admitted to practise law in February 2016.
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Meet Ned


Ned is a lawyer within our Corporate and Commercial Team. He deals primarily with business sales and purchases, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and shareholder agreements. Ned is focused on providing practical, commercial solutions. His previous experience with back-end disputes in the area of insurance litigation provides him with a unique perspective when providing front-end advice and drafting commercial contracts.

Legal areas of expertise

  • Corporate/commercial
  • Business sales & purchases
  • Contract advice
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance

Key industries

  • Information Technology
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance

Extra work/interests

Ned is a tribunal panel member for Basketball Victoria and Hockey Victoria. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association and the Essendon Football Club. Outside of work, Ned’s interests include playing golf, running, and cooking.

Recent projects / Experience

Assisted in a multi-million dollar purchase of shares in a large company in the hospitality industry.

In our role as outsourced General Counsel for an ASX-listed company, drafted a supply agreement for the supply of products internationally.

Drafted a range of commercial documents, particularly in the IT industry, including reseller agreements, service agreements, privacy policies and website terms and conditions.