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Thomson Geer has been named by Best Lawyers as Australian “Law Firm of the Year” for 2019 in the area of Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, with our partner, Lucinda Smith, also being recognised as “Lawyer of the Year” for NSW in this area. Law Firm of the Year awards recognise a single top […]

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Congratulations to the 60 Thomson Geer lawyers recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2019, with our lawyers achieving a total of 125 individual recognitions. A special mention to our six lawyers who have been recognised as “Lawyer of the Year”: David Beer – Real Property law, Adelaide Roberta Bozzoli – Biotechnology law Tony Conaghan […]

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Aged care and retirement living specialist, Arthur Koumoukelis, has joined Thomson Geer as a partner. He has brought with him an experienced team of eight people including a Senior Associate, lawyer and three paralegals who also specialise in this space. Arthur has specialised in the aged care and retirement village industry since 1995, and is […]

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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.  Thomson Geer advised Silver Chain Group on this transaction. The South Australian State Government is moving Domiciliary Care Services provided in metropolitan […]

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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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