GPMIP Post Merger Integration consultant, Louise Morrison

Louise Morrison

United Kingdom

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Louise Morrison

Professional Background

  • Breadth and depth of experience across enterprise scale assignments working at c-suite level
  • General Counsel for global corporate in the Oil&Gas sector ($2 billion USD turnover). Leading on all M&A and corporate compliance assignments – working on post deal execution delivery across multiple regions
  • Experienced transactional M&A lawyer across both private practice and in-house
  • A personal focus on, and proven track record of, building and leading loyal hardworking teams
  • Honours degree in Law

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Commercially agile with strategic mindset
  • Global perspective with ability to develop global strategies to ensure effective delivery of projects with a standardised and scalable design
  • Highly skilled at working on complex multi-disciplinary assignments and working to tight deadlines
  • Expert at high level problem solving, able to navigate opposing views to deliver optimum workable solutions across conflicting stakeholder requirements
  • Experienced at championing the drive for minimising legal risk via strong corporate governance and internal controls
  • Able to augment in-house legal teams to achieve short term project based objectives, while allowing BAU workstreams to continue
  • Ability to drive value out of an organisation’s capabilities as well as manage robust forecasts, budgets and third party costs across large scale assignments
  • International experience and network

Project Highlights

Overall responsibility for merger of two global corporates in the Oil&Gas sector including carve out of Australian division in 2020 (combined value of $2 billion USD)

  • Initiated and led post merger execution delivery of corporate and compliance integration 
  • Partnered with internal finance professionals and other stakeholders to execute delivery of overseas acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures
  • Instigated corporate restructuring projects in Australia and other territories including management of the pre-administration phase
  • Experienced legal governance professional, represented global corporate at a public hearing in Australia
  • Significant banking and refinance assignment experience, across multiple jurisdictions 
  • Governance lead and compliance lead on global ABC and fraud investigations and  associated dealings with  regulators

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