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Aaron Mentha

Executive Legal Counsel



Aaron is an commercial M&A lawyer with a passion for working in the IP, technology and translation space, and a background in biomedical science and pharmacology. He began his career at Gadens Lawyers in Melbourne, before moving to an ASX-listed multinational generic pharmaceutical company, where he ultimately headed up the legal division. He created, ran and eventually sold his stake in a successful commercial legal practice, and created and led the commercialisation legal team at the University of Melbourne, which also encompassed the corporate/commercial and procurement functions for that institution. He enjoys working within organisations and with clients on a growth path, and has experience acting with:

  • Corporate/M&A
  • IP licensing and research collaborations
  • Service agreements and joint ventures
  • Logistics and procurement of goods and services
  • Issues confronting the higher education sector
  • Pharmaceutical and pharmacy law

Outside LOD

Aaron loves spending time with his partner and their infant son, hitting the gym, good food and wine, and channelling his inner Masterchef to cook up a storm, before berating his friends and colleagues with photos of the things that he cooks...