Our Team


Adam Sierakowski

Founding Director

Adam is the Founding Director of Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate). Adam has over 21 years experience in legal practice, much of which he has spent as a corporate lawyer consulting and advising on a range of transactions to a variety of large private and listed public entities. He has expertise in a variety of sectors including resources, technology, energy, biotech, agri/aquaculture, industrial, telecommunications and financial services, providing legal advice to and guiding many companies undertaking IPO, RTO, fundraising and M&A activities in Australia and overseas.

Adam is also the managing director and founder of Trident Capital a leading Perth corporate advisory firm.



Nicholas Mansfield

Senior Associate

Nicholas is a Senior Associate of Palisade Corporate and was admitted to practice in 2014, joining Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) in 2013 as a Graduate.

Nicholas act for clients in a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes including Corporations Act matters, local government matters, mining and resources, debt recovery, insolvency and general contractual disputes.

Nicholas has acted for a variety of clients including Australian listed companies, overseas companies, private companies, administrators, liquidators, local governments and individuals. Nicholas has experience in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Court of Western Australia, the Wardens Court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Federal Court of Australia.



Mel Yates

Practice Manager

Mel joined Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) in October 2015.  Mel has over 25 years experience in practice management and legal revenue, both in Australia and overseas.  She manages the office, along with all IT, HR, Trust Accounting  and financial aspects of the firm.



Brett Molony


Brett is a Director of Palisade Corporate and was admitted to practice in 2006, joining Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) in 2012.

Brett practices in a wide range of areas in commercial and corporate litigation, and regularly provides legal advice in relation to contractual disputes and interpretation, complex and standard debt recovery (acting for commercial clients, local government bodies and insurance companies), insolvency, Local Government actions, mining law, compliance with trade practices legislation and Corporations Act actions. He has acted for several Australian listed companies, and has experience in all courts, including the Warden’s Court, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Federal Court and the High Court.

Brett also provides our clients with legal advice on various compliance issues such as ASIC investigations and Board requisitions, and at all times focuses on providing clients with commercially sensible results



Talya Jasson


Talya joined Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) as a Graduate in February 2019 before being admitted to practice in November 2019.

Talya has experience in a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters including, providing legal advice on primary and secondary capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and mining and resources transactions. Her experience includes preparing and reviewing prospectuses, solicitors reports on tenements and associated documentation for IPOs, rights issues, spin-outs, reverse takeovers and secondary raisings.



Emilly Butcher

Legal Secretary

Emilly joined Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) in April 2015.  Emilly maintains our precedents, manages document control and undertakes various research when required.



Connor Graham


Connor joined Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) as a graduate in July 2012 and was admitted to practice 4 months later. In addition to his time at Palisade Corporate, Connor has also obtained unique international experience having worked in London as in-house counsel for a major hospitality company and at a leading magic circle firm.

Connor has extensive experience in corporate and commercial legal matters and primarily provides legal advice to Australian and international clients on mergers and acquisitions (including private and public share or asset sales), capital raisings (including IPOs, reverse takeovers and secondary raisings), regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters.

Connor has particular experience in the energy and resources, manufacturing and technology sectors, providing legal advice to individuals and both private and public companies. Connor is commercially driven and seeks to build strong relationships with clients and other professional advisors to obtain the best possible outcomes.



Ben Moore


Ben joined Palisade Corporate (formerly Price Sierakowski Corporate) as a Law Clerk in August 2018 before commencing his Graduate year in February 2019 and was admitted to practice in  
December 2019.

Ben has provided legal advice on a range of corporate transactions, including primary and secondary capital raisings, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions. Ben also advises clients on general commercial matters (such as drafting and reviewing a variety of types of contracts), leasing and property transactions, and matters in other specific legal areas such as succession and trusts.



Simon Whybrow


Simon is a highly driven and dedicated CFO, Company Secretary, and Commercial Manager with extensive experience and key strengths in financial administration and control, boardroom practices, corporate and business strategy, process improvement, and general management.