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Thomson Geer has recently joined the Australian Network on Disability as a member.  The core function of this not-for-profit group is to promote employment of people with disabilities in the Australian workplace, and its membership base of 172 includes many of the major corporations in Australia. The Network’s mission is to provide expert advice and […]

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The Maggie Beer Foundation was established in 2014, with the mission of contributing to the well-being of the elderly by increasing access in aged care to food full of flavour and nutrients.   It seeks to advocate change in government policy and community attitudes, challenge food supply chains and rethink perceptions within the food preparation industry. […]

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Our Melbourne Property team, led by Partner, Eu Ming Lim, has advised Chinese development group, Longriver, on its recently completed high-rise apartment building at 323 La Trobe Street in Melbourne: Australia’s tallest prefabricated building.  Our team was involved in the negotiation and preparation of the project documentation on behalf of Longriver. The main structure for […]

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Our client, National Storage, recently unveiled acquisitions to the value of around $301 million, including the Southern Cross portfolio purchase of $285 million. Our Brisbane Banking & Finance team, led by Partner, Rhonda Chesmond, advised National Storage on the debt arrangements of $300 million to make these and future acquisitions through 2017 possible.  The purchase […]

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Our Property Team, led by Senior Associate Chris Kelly and supported by Partner Sian Rees, is advising Calvary on Adelaide’s largest private hospital, the $300 million Calvary Adelaide. Our involvement in this project follows on from our work on other large scale projects in the healthcare industry, such as the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and St […]

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Our Property Team, led by Melbourne Partner, Eu Ming Lim and Senior Associate, Ming Ming Yii, recently advised LYZ Property Group (a subsidiary of Chinese developer Hengmao Group), on its acquisition of Computershare’s Melbourne headquarters for $88 million. LYZ is headquartered in Nanchang, Southeast China and first entered the Melbourne market in 2010, known for […]

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Thomson Geer is proud to have supported a recent “Say No to Domestic Violence” Charity Race Day. The Race Day was a key fundraising event for charities providing assistance for women and children who are victims of domestic violence in New South Wales, and is supported by New South Wales Police. As part of our […]

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Congratulations to Senior Associates, Chris Kelly and Christopher Collins, who have been recognised in their respective fields by Doyle’s Guide as National Rising Stars for 2016. Doyle’s Guide describes Rising Stars as “Individuals practising in their respective areas in the Australian legal market who have been identified by clients and peers for their expertise and […]

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The Big Super Day out is a free Indigenous community event run by the First Nations Foundation, and designed to help connect indigenous people with their superannuation, either by locating lost funds, consolidating existing ones or providing general superannuation advice. The First Nations Foundation is the only national Indigenous charity in Australia with a focus […]

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Partner, Arthur Athanasiou, in his role as President of The Tax Institute, was in hot demand in the media following the release of the Federal Budget on 3 May, and again in late June, in the lead up to the Federal Election. In early May, Arthur was interviewed on TV for SkyNews Business and on […]

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