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28 Mar 2019
National law firm nabs big 4 alum to launch new consulting arm
A national law firm has hired a former big four accounting firm lawyer to head its new consulting arm. Write comment (4 Comments) ...
Andrew Steele
28 Mar 2019
East coast Accor hotels find new owner
Clayton Utz has advised European investment company AXA on the purchase of four Australian Accor hotels from an Abu Dhabi seller. Write commen...
Nicole Murdoch
27 Mar 2019
Slaters slammed over trademark of ‘commonly used’ phrase
A Brisbane-based boutique has singled out national firm Slater and Gordon over its application to trademark a phrase that it asserts could “unfairly...
27 Mar 2019
Listed company advised on $2.1bn acquisition by consortium
ASX-listed education company Navitas Limited has been advised on a proposed acquisition of 100 per cent of its issued shares. Write comment (...
27 Mar 2019
Shaw and Partners offloads shares majority
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Australian investment and wealth management firm, Shaw and Partners Limited, on the majority (51 per cent) sale of its sha...
27 Mar 2019
Sushi provides solid strategy for Australian investor
Maddocks has advised the founders of food retailer Sushi Sushi Group on a strategic investment and buy-in by Odyssey Private Equity. Write com...
26 Mar 2019
30 Under 30 finalists revealed
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, is proud to announce the finalists for this year’s 30 Under 30. Write comment (22 Comment...
26 Mar 2019
GPT Group gives up MLC Centre co-ownership
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised publicly-listed real estate investment trust The GPT Group on its sale of a 50 per cent interest in Sydney’s MLC...
26 Mar 2019
AI company advised on $64m cap raise
A global technology company, headquartered in Australia, has been advised on its recent £34.3 million (approximately AU$64 million) capital raising. ...
25 Mar 2019
UTS and UoN academics create lawyers’ elder abuse toolkit
With unprecedented attention being given to the injustices facing older Australians, a number of academics have teamed up to create an online toolkit ...
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An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
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