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A new Car Rental Code of Practice has been introduced by the Australian Finance Industry Association (AFIA), and implemented nationally on 1 March 2018.  Thomson Geer acted for AFIA on the drafting, development and consultation of the Code, in a team led by Special Counsel, Peter Penno.  Members of AFIA which are now bound by […]

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The finalists for Lawyers Weekly’s 30 under 30 Awards have been announced – congratulations to Thomson Geer Senior Associate Arjunan Puveendran for being shortlisted in the area of Commercial! The Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 is an exciting awards program that identifies the best young lawyers across Australia – those striving for professional excellence within […]

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Thomson Geer advised ReNu Energy Limited on its acquisition of the Amaroo School Solar Project, ACT’s largest rooftop solar system. ReNu is an independent power producer which delivers its customers with clean energy products, at a lower price, with no upfront costs. This acquisition is the first of a series of renewable projects to settle as […]

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We acted for Monash Collage on the successful negotiation of a $350 million whole of building agreement for lease and lease, at 750 Collins Street, Melbourne. Under the agreement, Monash Collage will carry out extensive fit-out works to bring the building up to the standard of a world class educational facility, under the new lease […]

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Fishermans Bay Management has appointed Norman & Associates as the Development Manager for the freeholding of 432 leasehold allotments at its existing development. We advised Norman & Associates on their successful bid. The Planning Approval granted for the project requires the management of the provision of key infrastructure assets. The proposed service arrangements will be […]

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The not-for-profit Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS SA), part of national provider, Silver Chain Group, will take over as the new provider of South Australia’s previously government-managed Domiciliary Care Services before June 2018.  In a team led by Partner, Loretta Reynolds, Thomson Geer advised Silver Chain Group on this transaction. The South Australian State Government […]

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Darren Fooks has joined Thomson Geer in its Brisbane office as a Partner, strengthening the firm’s energy & resources capabilities. Darren is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost experts in relation to Mining, Oil & Gas and Electricity projects and developing strategies for successful client outcomes. He is also recognised as a leading Native Title […]

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Thomson Geer has started 2018 with a new Melbourne-based property partner, Sarah Rizk. Sarah’s arrival will bolster the firm’s property and leasing capabilities. Sarah’s key areas of practice include property acquisitions and disposals, property development and subdivisions, structuring advice, property related tax advice, and leasing matters. She works closely with landowner and investor clients to […]

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Our Corporate team advised Jessica Rudd on the sale of her business Jessica’s Suitcase to eCargo Holdings Limited for $15 million. Jessica’s Suitcase operates an eCommerce store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global Platform, offering quality Australian and New Zealand products to Chinese consumers. eCargo is a China-based eCommerce technology and specialist execution group. The acquisition provides […]

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian’s special ‘Legal Week’ feature this month. Legal Week kicked off on Monday 16 October, with a focus on the future of law and in particular, the changing role of women in the law. On Tuesday 17 October an article ‘Long lunches no longer the norm in cementing legal relationship’ was […]

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