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Specialist M&A research firm, Mergermarket, has released its Global and Regional M&A report for H1 2017.  In the report, law firms are ranked on their M&A activity, using two sets of criteria: deal value and deal count. By deal count, Thomson Geer has been ranked 5th in Australasia, with only Herbert Smith Freehills, King & […]

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We provided pro bono legal advice to Mayor Chagai, a Sudanese refugee who established a basketball program for Sudanese refugees in Western Sydney: the Savannah Pride basketball club. Mayor’s story, and that of the club, was highlighted on the ABC’s Australian Story on 26 June, and in an ABC article on 29 June http://ab.co/2tK0sGJ. Mayor […]

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Congratulations to our client, Anacacia Capital, on the successful acquisition of Vegie Gourmet by its portfolio company, Yumi’s Quality Foods.  Yumi’s is one of the fastest growing FMCG brands in Australia, and merging these two leading organisations will hopefully see growth of both brands fast-tracked in the food services and quick-service restaurant sectors, and increase […]

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Thomson Geer welcomes real estate specialists, new Partners Brett Hawkins and Justin Madden and Consultant Michael Allen. Brett, Justin and Michael have joined our Sydney office, together with their team of Special Counsel, Senior Associates and Lawyers. This strong group of property specialists bolsters the firm’s already high-calibre property team nationally, and we are delighted […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Qscan Radiology Clinics, a leading Queensland radiology business in association with the investment by Quadrant Private Equity (QPE). QPE has acquired a majority stake in a merged group consisting of Qscan and North Coast Radiology (which was separately advised by Thomson Geer) in a circa $200 million transaction. The merger creates […]

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Partner, Melinda Graham, Senior Associate, Joseph Consalvi and Lawyer, Rachael Bass, have acted for The Patella Group on the purchase of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) national operations headquarters at Brisbane Airport from the ASX-listed Garda Diversified Property Fund.  The long-term leasehold acquisition involved navigation of the Federal Airports Legislation and procurement of statutory […]

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Congratulations to Senior Associate, Chris Kelly, who for the second year running has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide as an Australian Property & Real Estate “Rising Star” (2016 & 2017). Doyle’s Guide describes Rising Stars as “non-Partner level solicitors practising in Property & Real Estate matters in the Australian legal market who have been identified […]

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian on Friday 9 June 2017, in the Legal Affairs pages, and also in The Australian Legal Review magazine published on 2 June, 2017. Click through to the below link to read the articles. The Australian media coverage – Thomson Geer 2 & 9 June, 2017

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For the second year running, Thomson Geer is proud to have sponsored the “Say NO to Domestic Violence” Charity Race Day organised by Blacktown Workers Club, and held on 30 May at Hawkesbury Race Club. The Race Day is a key annual fundraising event for several charities providing assistance for women and children who are […]

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Congratulations to Senior Associate, Persa Buchanan, who has been recognised as a National Rising Star in the area of Construction & Infrastructure by Doyle’s Guide for 2017. Doyle’s Guide describes Rising Stars as “individuals practising in Construction, Infrastructure & Major Projects matters in the Australian legal market who are either not yet at Partnership level […]

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