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In an article published by The Australian, Thomson Geer Chair Loretta Reynolds has discussed how the changing nature of the market for legal services is benefiting women lawyers, and clients alike. “Success in the law is now far less dependent on socialising and instead comes to those lawyers who understand their clients’ business, and get […]

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In a team led by partners Scott Charaneka and Stanley Drummond, Thomson Geer has advised Industry Super Fund, Concept One, in its planned merger with WA Super.  The merger of the two Perth-based funds is expected to be completed in early 2018, and will have $3.2 billion in funds under management on behalf of 60,000 […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Marlin Home, a division of Coast2Coast Capital Group, on its recent acquisition of Independence Studios. This is the group’s fourth acquisition in the past 18 months, following the acquisitions of Albi in June 2016, The Décor Corporation in February 2017 and VGM International in March 2017. The Thomson Geer team was […]

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Who’s Who Legal has released their Franchising analysis for 2017. They have identified 542 leading lawyers from 73 countries for their expertise in franchising law and their experience assisting clients in the establishment, maintenance and growth of their franchise businesses.  Thomson Geer Partners Tony Conaghan, Josh Simons and Philip Smith are three of the 24 lawyers […]

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Thomson Geer advised on the $130 million merger of the QBiotics Group by the use of two schemes of arrangement to tophat existing companies, QBiotics Limited and EcoBiotics Limited, with a new holding company, QBiotics Group Limited. The schemes were approved by the Federal Court on 31 July, and the merger was completed on 15 […]

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Monica Wilkie, a lawyer in our Brisbane office, has become the face of Surf Lifesaving Australia’s new advertising campaign focusing on diversity, with the key message “the ocean doesn’t discriminate, and neither do we”. The advertisement depicts people of culturally diverse backgrounds struggling in the water, serving as a warning that the ocean doesn’t discriminate. […]

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One of Australia’s leading leasing lawyers has re-joined Thomson Geer as Partner. Michael Liebich, who has more than 30 years’ experience in property law, has re-joined the firm from MinterEllison. His appointment further strengthens the firm’s presence in the national property law space, and comes hot on the heels of the arrival of a team […]

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Who’s Who Legal has released their Pensions & Benefits analysis for 2017.  In it, they identify more than 300 leading practitioners in the area of Pensions & Benefits, from 202 firms across 43 jurisdictions.  Thomson Geer Partners Scott Charaneka and Stanley Drummond are two of only 13 lawyers recognised as being leading practitioners in Australia […]

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We have worked with Australia’s oldest charity, The Benevolent Society, in the securing of leases for commercial space across 25 NSW properties. The Benevolent Society is consolidating sites and expanding its operations, after being selected by the NSW Government as the new operator of its Specialist Disability Community Support teams.  These services are being transferred […]

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Who’s Who Legal has released their Asset Recovery publication for 2017.  In it, they identify 532 leading practitioners from over 250 firms across 85 jurisdictions. TG Partner Michael Barrett is one of 13 Australian lawyers recognised for expertise in this area.  He has also been identified as one of 10 outstanding individuals in Australia who […]

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