Monthly Archives: June 2018

Thomson Geer has promoted six lawyers across the firm to the position of Special Counsel, and appointed 10 new Senior Associates. The promotions, effective from 1 July 2018, have taken place across many of the firm’s key practice areas, including Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property & Technology, Property, Employment & Safety, Dispute Resolution & Workplace […]

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Welcome to Edition 45 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue looks at some of the impacts of the NSW Budget 2018. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest […]

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This edition highlights the introduction of a Bill that will separate retail commercial banking activities from wholesale and investment banking. We hope you enjoy this edition of our Banking Sector Newsletter.

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We advised our client, Bettergrow Pty Ltd, who were defending a patent infringement case in the Supreme Court of Queensland.  Our partner, Tony Conaghan advised Bettergrow, and he was assisted by Special Counsel, Neil Sadler. It was alleged that our client be jointly and severally liable for another party’s alleged breaches of a Settlement Deed […]

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Welcome to Edition 44 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. There are plans afoot to amalgamate the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court, to form a single new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. Details of the reform and its impact on litigants are addressed within this newsletter.  The purpose of this newsletter […]

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Thomson Geer is thrilled to have been appointed to work with the project team at Adelaide Airport Limited to help deliver its $165 million terminal expansion project, announced last week. Thomson Geer partner, Tony Saint led the team working on this transaction, supported by Senior Associate, Shannon Schwarz. The key focus of the Adelaide Airport terminal […]

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Thomson Geer has advised ReNu Energy Limited (ASX:RNE) on its $100 million bioenergy alliance with Resonance Industrial Water Infrastructure Fund (RIWIF). Partner, Eugene Fung and Graduate Lawyer, Thomas Gardner advised on the deal. ReNu is an independent power producer which delivers its customers with clean energy products, at a lower price, with no upfront costs. […]

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This fortnight saw the Magistrates Court announce reduced sitting times to ease pressure on Magistrates. The Government has also announced new laws to support victims of family violence and new funding for Community Legal Centres and Health Justice Partnerships. The Government has also appointed a new County Court Judge. IBAC has announced it has laid […]

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Thomson Geer partner, Chris Kelly, has advised our client 1KW Pty Ltd (owner of 1 King William Street, Adelaide), on its recent leasing negotiations with Suncorp, in what has been billed as the largest leasing transaction of the year in Adelaide. 1 King William has undergone a complete refurbishment, to make it one of Adelaide’s […]

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This edition looks at the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), which will commence on 1 November 2018 to replace the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Credit and Investments Ombudsman (CIO) and the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT). We hope you enjoy this fortnight’s edition.

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