Geread is MinterEllison's Japan Practice Leader and a trusted adviser to his clients on their public and private M&A transactions, strategic joint ventures and a broad range of corporate, commercial and governance matters. He regularly advises both foreign and domestic clients across a broad range of sectors including Energy & Resources, Renewables, Tech and FMCG sectors and focuses on advising Japanese corporates on their Australian investments and operations. Geread has law degrees from both Kobe University in Japan and the Australian National University and as a result works across both Japanese and English and has a deep understanding of Japanese business and culture.
Geread is practically minded and a strong communicator who enjoys working closely with his clients to help them achieve their commercial and strategic objectives. Geread is a Japanese Government Monbukagakusho scholarship recipient (being 1 of 6 selected in Australia in my year) and lived in Japan for 5 years. He is also a founding member of the Australia Japan Joint Business Cooperation Committee Future Leaders program.