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Thomson Geer partner, Chris Kelly, has advised our client 1KW Pty Ltd (owner of 1 King William Street, Adelaide), on its recent leasing negotiations with Suncorp, in what has been billed as the largest leasing transaction of the year in Adelaide. 1 King William has undergone a complete refurbishment, to make it one of Adelaide’s […]

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Thomson Geer featured in The Australian’s Legal Review special feature this month, with Partner Brett Hawkins playing a starring role, discussing the evolving regulatory landscape in the property industry, and the legal sector’s response to it. Our participation kicked off on 15 May, with an article ‘Slashing the cost of regulation‘, featuring comments by Brett. […]

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In a team led by Partner, Eu Ming Lim, Thomson Geer has acted for Melbourne-based developer Hengyi Pacific to complete all settlements in relation to the Light House Residential Tower Development at 450 Elizabeth Street Melbourne, comprising 627 residential apartments and a retail component. Light House has been recognised as Best Residential High-Rise Development Australia […]

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There has been extensive media coverage in relation to China’s crackdown on taking ­foreign recycled waste, with the potential that it will cause council rates to rise for households across the nation, in some cases at more than double the rate of growth previously forecast. China has greatly reduced the amount of foreign garbage/recycling it […]

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After careful consideration, AustralianSuper will take steps to exclude companies that manufacture tobacco products from its portfolio. It was decided that investing in tobacco is inconsistent with their purpose of helping members achieve their best possible retirement outcomes. Thomson Geer advised AustralianSuper in relation to this divestment, in a team led by partner, Scott Charaneka. […]

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Thomson Geer is advising battery developer Redflow on an $18.1 million capital raising to enable it to scale up battery production and explore strategic opportunities in China. Partner of Thomson Geer, Eugene Fung is leading the team working on this transaction, supported by Senior Associate, Melanie Mitchell and Graduate Lawyer, Thomas Gardner. ASX-listed Redflow is […]

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Thomson Geer has advised ASX-listed retirement living specialist, Lifestyle Communities, on its acquisition of two new development sites.  Thomson Geer partner, Vicki Sharp, advised on the acquisitions, supported by Lawyer, Sarah Moore. The Melbourne-based Lifestyle Communities acquired a site in the Melbourne outer northern suburb of Wollert, with the intention of constructing the company’s 16th […]

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Thomson Geer Partner, Dan Kramer, has acted for Carestream Health and its parent company, Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX), in relation to the Australian aspects of the sale of Carestream Health’s dental digital business, Carestream Dental. The purchasers were funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a global private investment firm, and CareCapital Advisors Limited (CareCapital), […]

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Thomson Geer acted for Australian office supplies company Complete Office Supplies on its acquisition of the Australian division of French-headquartered global office supplies company, Lyreco. The Thomson Geer team working on this transaction was led by Partner, Marc Wyld and Senior Associate, Jenny Altherr. Complete Office Supplies, a privately-owned Australian business, is the second largest […]

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Thomson Geer’s national Tax team is expanding, with the appointment of experienced and respected tax lawyer, Ron Jorgensen, as a partner. Ron will be based in our Melbourne office, working alongside Tax partners Arthur Athanasiou, Jeff Chang and consultant Tony Pane. Ron is an Accredited Tax Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) like […]

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