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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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Thomson Geer has advised Marlin Home, a division of Coast2Coast Capital Group, on its recent acquisition of Independence Studios. This is the group’s fourth acquisition in the past 18 months, following the acquisitions of Albi in June 2016, The Décor Corporation in February 2017 and VGM International in March 2017. The Thomson Geer team was […]

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Who’s Who Legal has released their Franchising analysis for 2017. They have identified 542 leading lawyers from 73 countries for their expertise in franchising law and their experience assisting clients in the establishment, maintenance and growth of their franchise businesses.  Thomson Geer Partners Tony Conaghan, Josh Simons and Philip Smith are three of the 24 lawyers […]

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QBiotics Group merger

12 September 2017
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Thomson Geer advised on the $130 million merger of the QBiotics Group by the use of two schemes of arrangement to tophat existing companies, QBiotics Limited and EcoBiotics Limited, with a new holding company, QBiotics Group Limited. The schemes were approved by the Federal Court on 31 July, and the merger was completed on 15 […]

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Monica Wilkie, a lawyer in our Brisbane office, has become the face of Surf Lifesaving Australia’s new advertising campaign focusing on diversity, with the key message “the ocean doesn’t discriminate, and neither do we”. The advertisement depicts people of culturally diverse backgrounds struggling in the water, serving as a warning that the ocean doesn’t discriminate. […]

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One of Australia’s leading leasing lawyers has re-joined Thomson Geer as Partner. Michael Liebich, who has more than 30 years’ experience in property law, has re-joined the firm from MinterEllison. His appointment further strengthens the firm’s presence in the national property law space, and comes hot on the heels of the arrival of a team […]

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Who’s Who Legal has released their Pensions & Benefits analysis for 2017.  In it, they identify more than 300 leading practitioners in the area of Pensions & Benefits, from 202 firms across 43 jurisdictions.  Thomson Geer Partners Scott Charaneka and Stanley Drummond are two of only 13 lawyers recognised as being leading practitioners in Australia […]

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