James Halliday


Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law


James is a corporate M&A lawyer with over 20 years’ experience gained in top-tier law firms and in-house.  He acts on public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate and commercial transactions. James is a former partner of Baker McKenzie, and prior to that, was Corporate Counsel at Singtel Optus.

James has additional expertise in the infrastructure, construction, technology and communications sectors and has written and presented widely on related topics, including co-authoring ‘White Noise’, a published book on the Australian communications industry.


University of New South Wales (LL.M.) (2000)
University of Sydney (LL.B. Honours) (1995)
University of Sydney (B.A.) (1993)


Admitted New South Wales~Australia (1996)