Vi-Ky Lam
Vi-Ky Lam
Vi-Ky Lam Partner

Vi-Ky Lam


About Vi-Ky

Vi-Ky advises on public and private M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions. He has acted on a variety of complex M&A transactions, including public takeovers, cross-border transactions, international corporate restructurings, privatisations and capital raisings. He also advises on general corporate issues.
What he does

Vi-Ky has a breadth of domestic and international transactional legal experience, having acted for clients in the financial services, information technology, energy and private equity sectors.

Who he works with

Vi-Ky works with leading corporates, private equity investors, institutions, venture capital funds and high net worth individuals.

Work done recently
Anacacia Capital and Careers Training Group acquisitions
We advised Careers Training Group and Anacacia Capital as private equity sponsor on its acquisition of Practical Outcomes Pty Ltd, a high quality early childhood education provider, in February 2015 and of Royal College of Healthcare Pty Ltd, a specialist trainer in the aged care sector, in October 2014.
IBIS Group sale
We advised the IBIS Group, which is owned by ANZ Private Equity, on the sale of two aged care facilities in Queensland to Arcare Pty Ltd (part of the Knowles Group), as part of a large divestment program by the IBIS Group.
Norwest Productions Ltd acquisition
We advised Norwest Productions Pty Limited on its acquisition of the business and assets of Cairellie Pty Limited, a specialist event services business.
OCA Group's sale to Arowana International
We acted for the former owners of the OCA Group of Companies, an online training and education business, on the sale of their businesses to Arowana International's education division.
Sale of Gloria Jean's Coffee group to Retail Food Group Ltd
We advised Tea & Coffee Traders (the Saleh family) on the sale of the Gloria Jean's Coffee group, a global business that is a market leader in coffee roasting and franchised coffee retail in Australia, to ASX listed Retail Food Group Limited (owner, developer and manager of retail food franchise systems).
What his clients say

Listed: Rising Star in Australia – Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018 & 2016


Vi-Ky has Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (first class honours) degrees.

Life before Sparkes

Prior to joining Sparke Helmore in 2012, Vi-Ky worked at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, Hewlett-Packard in Geneva and recently assisted Ausgrid in the NSW Energy Reform Program.