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We are proud of two of our young lawyers, shortlisted for the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 awards 2019.  Senior Associate, Joanna Ling and Associate, Eva Lu are finalists in the Planning & Environment and Technology, Media & Telecommunications categories respectively. Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 is Australia’s largest independent awards program that recognises excellence […]

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Nationally, Thomson Geer had 67 of its people acknowledged as Australia’s ‘Best Lawyers ® ‘, with 6 of those recognised as a ‘Lawyer of the Year’. Lawyer of the Year recognition is given to individuals with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognised as the […]

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We were proud to work with Housing Plus, a not-for-profit Tier 1 Community Housing Provider, on its successful bid to be part of Phase 2 of the NSW Government’s Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF2). Combined with Phase 1, the SAHF now has contracts in place for access to over 3,400 social and affordable homes […]

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In partnership with Sky News, The Advertiser and GC Advisory, on Friday 8 March our Adelaide office hosted the 2019 Federal Election Defence Ministers Debate between the outgoing Minister for Defence, Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Shadow Minister for Defence, Hon Richard Marles MP. This was the only debate between the Minister and Shadow […]

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Partner, Matt Reynolds and Senior Associate, Dan Stumm, have advised eCargo Holdings Limited (ASX:ECG) (ECG) on its acquisition of 85% of Metcash Export Services Pty Ltd which includes its subsidiary Metcash Asia Limited, a wholly-owned foreign enterprise in China – from Metcash Trading Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Metcash Limited (ASX:MTS) (Metcash). The consideration paid […]

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Our Gaming & Leisure team, led by Partner, Brett Boon, has advised Bankstown RSL Club on its pioneering club precinct redevelopment. The project, spanning the past six years, has been a complex journey for the Club with the Club acquiring its previously leased premises from the local Sub-Branch, selling its old premises for redevelopment, and […]

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Thomson Geer has made a strategic investment in Endeavour Consulting, a Canberra-based public affairs consultancy. With Thomson Geer on board as a strategic shareholder, the business is now known as “TG Endeavour, Public Affairs”. The investment gives Thomson Geer’s clients closer access to a team with specialist knowledge and experience of government and the public […]

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Thomson Geer Partner & Accredited Tax Law Specialist, Arthur Athanasiou, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University’s Law School. As a past student at La Trobe, Arthur has graduated with degrees in Law (1996) and Economics (Accounting) (1986).  Arthur has also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Swinburne (1988) and […]

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Winemakers’ Federation of Australia Incorporated (WFA) and Wine Grape Growers Australia Incorporated (trading as Australian Vignerons) (AV) have agreed to amalgamate, with the amalgamated association proposed to be named ‘Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated’. The Thomson Geer team of Partner, Loretta Reynolds, Special Counsel, Annabel West and Lawyer, Isobel Maddern, acted for WFA and AV. WFA […]

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In a team led by Partner, Eu Ming Lim, we have advised Chinese Mainland Investor, Mr Da Xie, on the purchase of a prominent office block on St Kilda Road from property tycoon, John Beville, for $163 million. The 509 St Kilda Road property is a 7-storey office tower which offers 19,500 sqm net lettable […]

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