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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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Thomson Geer Partner, Dr Neil Hannan, is the author of a recently published book, titled “Cross-Border Insolvency: The Enactment and Interpretation of the UNCITRAL Model Law“. A cocktail reception was held  in our Melbourne office on 1 November 2017 to officially launch Neil’s book.  Chief Executive Partner, Adrian Tembel, welcomed Supreme Court Justice Sifris, who was […]

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Congratulations to Thomson Geer partner, Ben Coogan, who has been chosen in The Educator’s Hot List for 2017!  The Hot List shines the spotlight on the people at the forefront of innovation and leadership in the Australian education sector. In his capacity as partner of Thomson Geer, Ben provides legal and strategic advice and services […]

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Thomson Geer has advised theme park owner, cinema operator and movie distributor Village Roadshow, on the sale of its stake in Singapore movie theatres to partner Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment Holdings, for approximately A$164 million. The Thomson Geer team was led by consultant Peter Nankivell, with support from partner Peta Thompson, senior associate Lisa […]

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Thomson Geer advised Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (Domino’s) on its minority share acquisition of Bain Capital Domino Hong Kong Limited’s (Bain Capital) shares in Domino’s Pizza Japan. Domino’s entered the Japan market in a joint venture with Bain Capital in 2013. In FY’17, the Japan market achieved its highest ever level of carry out sales […]

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Thomson Geer welcomes new partner Adam Wallwork, who has recently joined the firm and is reunited with his colleagues, partners Brett Hawkins and Justin Madden and Consultant Michael Allen – all of whom joined us in July this year. Adam, who is based in our Sydney office, specialises in procurement and construction law, with particular […]

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Thomson Geer advised Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DPE) on its entry into the German market in 2015 including joint venture arrangements with Domino’s UK and the acquisition of Joey’s Pizza, the then largest pizza delivery chain in Germany for €79 million. Thomson Geer also advised DPE on the 2015 acquisition of Pizza Sprint which had 89 stores […]

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The NSW Government has transferred 14,000 social housing homes to Community Housing Providers, including our client Link Housing, boosting the growing sector of professional management by not-for-profit organisations. Our client, Link Housing, has acquired leases of and management rights for more than 1900 of those properties. The Thomson Geer team was led by partners Melinda […]

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In an article published by The Australian, Thomson Geer Chair Loretta Reynolds has discussed how the changing nature of the market for legal services is benefiting women lawyers, and clients alike. “Success in the law is now far less dependent on socialising and instead comes to those lawyers who understand their clients’ business, and get […]

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In a team led by partners Scott Charaneka and Stanley Drummond, Thomson Geer has advised Industry Super Fund, Concept One, in its planned merger with WA Super.  The merger of the two Perth-based funds is expected to be completed in early 2018, and will have $3.2 billion in funds under management on behalf of 60,000 […]

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