News | Lionel Hogg delivers lecture at the Selden Society

Held in the Banco Court, Supreme Court of Queensland in July, Lionel Hogg delivered a Selden Society lecture on Oliver Wendell Holmes and the First Amendment.  A Civil War hero, Holmes’ contribution to legal scholarship started with The Common Law, the foundation of the realist school of jurisprudence and the revolt against formalism. His contribution […]

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News | Gadens appoints sports lawyer Tim Fuller

National law firm Gadens is delighted to announce the appointment of sports lawyer Tim Fuller as Special Counsel in the Corporate Advisory team. Tim has a strong background in professional sport with an outstanding reputation as one of Australia’s leading sports law practitioners and academics.  He has acted for numerous professional athletes, clubs, governing bodies, […]

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Deal profile | Gadens advises on transaction joining two dynamic Australian logistics companies

Gadens has advised Silk Contract Logistics (Silk), a major player in the Australian supply chain and logistics industry, on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Rocke Brothers wharf cartage business. In a transaction that brings together two companies with substantial histories in Victoria’s wharf cartage industry, the multi-disciplinary team at Gadens supported the […]

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News | Gadens puts action into reconciliation

Head of Gadens’ Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group, Partner Brad Marland recently travelled to some of Australia’s most remote Indigenous communities as part of Bond University’s annual Yarning Up experience. A previous winner of the Queensland Premier’s Reconciliation Award, Yarning Up, is a five-day cultural immersion offered by the Gold Coast-based, private university to a […]

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News | A day in the life of a Gadens Grad with Rose Clayton

Rose Clayton started in the Gadens Graduate Program (Grads@Gadens) in February 2019 and has been working in the Family & Relationship Law Team. Here is a day in the life of a graduate in the Gadens Graduate Program. Describe a typical day at Gadens The day usually starts with a team morning coffee run together. […]

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News | Gadens strengthens Planning and Environment Team with appointment of new Director

National firm Gadens has appointed Danny O’Brien as a Director in its Planning and Environment Team. Danny has extensive experience in major projects, government and property development. He has also acted for a variety of local governments on local laws, enforcement, development assessment and environmental issues, governance, litigation (particularly in the Planning and Environment Court […]

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Featured publication | Doing Business in Australia

The Australian Government welcomes foreign investment. So the team at Gadens are supporting clients who are doing business in Australia for the first time, and this guide showcases their combined best practices. With well-developed infrastructure, a stable political environment, robust economy and easy access to the Asia Pacific, Australia is an ideal investment location for […]

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Deal profile | Gadens supports the PS Loan Trust (#PropertyShares) with refinance of Cornwall, Brunswick

Gadens recently advised the PS Loan Trust as the senior financier in relation to the refinance of residual stock for the Cornwall – a mixed-use development comprising 53 residential units and one retail shop – in Brunswick West, Victoria. PS Loan Trust (#propertyshares) is a leading debt fund that lends from $1 to $30 million […]

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News | Gadens appoints highly experienced litigator in Sydney

National law firm Gadens is delighted to announce the appointment of Edward Martin as a partner in the Disputes Group. Edward joins Gadens from Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney.  A highly experienced litigator, Edward acts for clients in commercial and regulatory disputes and investigations, in particular in high-value complex contentious matters in highly regulated sectors […]

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Deal profile | Portside Wharf refinanced to support Brookfield’s investment strategy

Gadens has advised Brookfield on the refinancing of its mixed-use investment Portside Wharf, in Hamilton, Queensland. Home to the Brisbane Cruise Terminal, Portside Wharf comprises retail, restaurants, a cinema and function centre.   Briefed in early June, the deal was completed in a short time frame through collaboration across Gadens offices and practice groups, with […]

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Deal profile | Gadens advises Primewest on the acquisition of the Geelong Gate Homemaker Centre

Gadens has advised Primewest on its acquisition of the Geelong Gate Homemaker Centre. The Homemaker Centre is the fifth asset in Primewest’s portfolio this year, and the fourth asset for the Primewest Diversified Income Trust No. 3. Gadens acted in relation to the acquisition of the Homemaker Centre, which included undertaking due diligence in relation […]

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News | CareerTrackers Winter 2019 Indigenous Internship Presentations

Yesterday Gadens celebrated the end of the CareerTrackers Indigenous Internship period with presentations by the Indigenous Interns, Jessica Slizankiewicz, Braden Wong, Kathryn Dorante and Ceferina Villarin. Judge Jarro, Queensland’s first Indigenous Judge, and Sharon Hiserman, Program Manager for CareerTrackers QLD and NT, also provided addresses. The presentations gave the Indigenous Interns an opportunity to share […]

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