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Thomson Geer is pleased to welcome Corporate and M&A specialists Scott Gibson, Marc Wilshaw, Hedley Roost and Michael Ng, who have joined Thomson Geer as Partners in our Perth Corporate team. The team is accompanied by Cameron Bill who joins Thomson Geer as Special Counsel, and a legal and support team of eight. The team was ranked […]

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Thomson Geer recently advised the City of Sydney, on what has been described as, one of the largest advertising contracts in Australian history. The City of Sydney selected QMS Media as the successful bidder for its internationally acclaimed Street Furniture and Outdoor Media Services Contract, a contract which was previously held by JCDecaux since the […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Australia’s leading ginger manufacturer, the Buderim Group on the sale of its ginger and tourism business assets to the Queensland-based Himstedt family for AUD $13m. Following the initial announcement of its intended sale to Global Foods Group for $8.3 million, the Buderim Group received a number of competing proposals from other […]

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Thomson Geer has advised WA Local Government Superannuation (WA Super) on its merger with First State Super, soon to be renamed Aware Super. The deal, which has been in the works since early 2020, completed at the end of July 2020 after an extensive due diligence process, which will see WA Super’s approximately 50,000 members […]

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Off the back of acquiring the whole of global law firm Dentons Brisbane office in July, Thomson Geer has executed another strategic raid on global law firm DLA Piper. Thomson Geer has secured the whole DLA Piper Perth Corporate team. Partners Scott Gibson, Marc Wilshaw and Michael Bowen along with a legal and support team […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Australian retail clothing company, City Chic Collective on an A$80 million capital raising, to fund the potential acquisition of the e-commerce assets of United States based company Catherines, from the Ascena Retail Group. City Chic Collective has been selected as the bidder for the e-commerce assets of Catherines after its parent […]

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Thomson Geer has continued its progress by signing a five-partner, 16 lawyer and support staff team from international firm Dentons. As covered by Michael Pelly in the Australian Financial Review, the new recruits include Brisbane-based partners Matthew Rollason (real estate and head of office), Scott Guthrie (restructuring and insolvency, plus board member), Jeff Baker (banking […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX:ELX), a world leader in medical technologies for the detection and treatment of eye disease, on the successful completion of the sale of Ellex Lasers & Ultrasound to Lumibird Group SA. The deal valued at approximately $100 million, was signed pre COVID-19, and subject to several conditions […]

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Thomson Geer has advised GeelongPort on its leasing negotiations with TT-Line Company, to successfully relocate the Victorian port home of the Spirit of Tasmania ferries from Station Pier in Melbourne, to Corio Quay in Geelong. The TG team consisted of partner, Vicki Sharp and Special Counsel, Emma Martin. GeelongPort CEO, Brett Winter, said that the […]

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Thomson Geer has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia as Australian 2021 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law. Law firm of the Year awards are determined by peer feedback, the firm’s coverage and scope in this practice area and our reputation as an expert in this field. Thanks […]

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