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  • Agency Agreements
  • Business Sale and Acquisition
  • Due Diligence
  • Franchising
  • Investment Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Manufacture and Supply Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Technology Commercialisation

Clients and Projects

Adventure World Travel
Sale of Australia and New Zealand businesses to NRMA.

BDS Technical Services Group
Sale of BDS Group with operations in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand and India via an LBO.

Bounty Limited
Major licensing transaction with large ASX listed gaming participant concerning software applications for use by licensed monitoring operators of gaming machines.

Cairns Taipans
Acquisition of Cairns Taipans basketball team.

China Steel Corporation

  • Advising China Steel (Taiwan’s largest steelmaker) in respect of establishment of $260 million Sonoma Coal Joint Venture.
  • Extensive due diligence investigation of CSR Sugar in respect of proposed acquisition.

Co-operative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology
Formation of commercialisation vehicle (Vaccine Solutions Pty Ltd), and Background and Non-background licensing agreements.

Fast Freeze International Limited (UK)
Joint venture with Norco Co-operative Limited for production and international marketing of frozen cream.


  • Raine & Horne master franchise for Queensland
  • Australian master franchise for SPAR and Foodstore
  • Canterbury – advising generally in respect of arrangements with its franchisees

GWA International Group
Advising members of the Group (including Caroma Industries Limited, Sebel Furniture Limited, Dux Manufacturing Limited, Dorf Clark Industries Limited, Gainsborough Hardware Industries Limited) on all manner of commercial agreements including off-shore manufacture and supply contracts, licensing agreements in respect of new enterprise resource management system throughout the Group, technology licensing and commercialisation, trade practices advice and risk management and mitigation.

JCDecaux Australia
Advice, representation and contractual documentation in relation to a number of large, public tenders for advertising infrastructure and related services including with Translink Queensland.

Nara Group (Japan)
Sale of 50% interest in Sea World Nara Resort Hotel via sell-down of equity in joint venture company to co-joint venturer.

NRMA Travel

  • Acquisition of a number of wholesale travel businesses including Coral Seas Travel, Creative Cruising and Value Tours
  • Advice, representation and major contracts in relation to client's appointment as an Official Travel Agent for Rugby World Cup 2011

Richmond Dairies joint venture
Joint venture between Fast Freeze International Limited (UK) and Norco Co-operative Limited for production of frozen cream for international markets.

RP Data Limited
Acquisitions of Localwise Pty Ltd, RealSoft Pty Ltd and Commercial Property Monitor Pty Ltd.

Total Energy Solutions
Energy management agreements.

Universal Cranes Pty Ltd

  • Acquisition of Gold Coast Cranes Pty Ltd
  • Acquisition of Hinspeter Crane Service Pty Ltd


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