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Congratulations to the 46 Thomson Geer lawyers recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2018, with our lawyers achieving 97 individual recognitions in total. A special mention to our five lawyers who have been recognised as “Lawyer of the Year” in the areas listed below: Tony Conaghan – Telecommunications law, Brisbane Stephen Lyons – Banking […]

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Thomson Geer has advised leading Australian property group, Ingenia Communities Limited on its $50 million acquisition of the Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort. The Thomson Geer team was led by Partner, Lucinda Smith. She was supported by Partner Chris O’Shea and Lawyer, Arjunan Puveendran. The Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort is renowned as one of the top […]

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Thomson Geer Partner, Dan Kramer and his team have advised Sydney-based private equity firm, Anacacia Capital on its backing of timber and building products manufacturer and distributor Big River, as it prepares to list on the ASX. We worked closely with Taylor Collison who led the IPO and Deloitte who were engaged as investigating accountant. […]

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Congratulations to three of our Partners named as Finalists for the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards: Arthur Athanasiou for Taxation, Scott Charaneka for Financial Services, and Stephen Voss for Competition, Trade and Regulation.  Winners will be announced at a black-tie event at The Westin in Sydney on 28 April, recognising outstanding performance […]

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Senior Associate, Ebru Davidson, assisted by Graduate Lawyer, Sarah Kensell, advised ePlus Global Limited (ePlus) on its compliance listing on the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX). ePlus engineers transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world, including Coca Cola, Harley Davidson, Shell and Hard Rock Café.  Listing on the NSX was an important […]

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Thomson Geer Partner, Josh Simons, and Lawyer, George Lukic, have successfully acted for Harcourts SA in a matter against Ouwens Casserly Real Estate. Judgment was handed down in Harcourts’ favour on 3 February 2017 in the District Court of South Australia, with the defendant being ordered to pay damages and costs to our client (with […]

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This week, Thomson Geer partner, Adam Brooks, stood side by side with Big Issue vendor, Darren, selling copies of The Big Issue in the Melbourne CBD, to help shine a spotlight on homeless and disadvantaged men and women who are working to improve their lives and re-enter employment. Vendors buy copies of The Big Issue […]

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On 1 December, Partner, Scott Charaneka was appointed to the position of Deputy Chair of the ASFA (Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited) QLD Executive Committee. This appointment consolidates the already strong relationship our firm has with ASFA. Scott, together with Partner, Stanley Drummond and other members of the Thomson Geer Superannuation team, has […]

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Renowned Australian financial analyst and journalist Ross Greenwood has interviewed Thomson Geer partner and Tax Institute President, Arthur Athanasiou, about the importance of transparency for Australia’s large corporations.  Click through to listen to the interview. http://www.3aw.com.au/news/arthur-athanasiou-tells-money-news-why-corporations-need-to-be-transparent-20161209-gt84bk.html

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian’s special Legal Week feature, which ran earlier this month. An article featuring our Chief Executive Partner, Adrian Tembel, was published in the Legal Review magazine published on 4 November, and Adrian also participated in a roundtable, which was both captured in full on video, and summarised in a double […]

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