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28 September 2016

MinterEllison is pleased to announce that Mary MacLeod, a leading accident compensation and self-insurance specialist, has joined the firm this week as a partner in Melbourne.

27 September 2016

Last week, the Government of Victoria announced the successful bidder for the lease of the Port of Melbourne with a record price tag of A$9.7 billion – one of Australia's largest-ever infrastructure deals.

26 September 2016

The A$1.2 billion acquisition of SAI Global represents Baring Asia's first major Australian transaction.

22 September 2016

The sale of Australian food manufacturing company Patties Food to private equity was completed this week.

12 September 2016

Over the past three years MinterEllison has represented Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd (WICET) in one of the largest construction disputes seen in Australia with the Monadelphous Muhibbah Marine JV.

8 September 2016

Workplace mental health issues are an increasing concern for employers according to MinterEllison's ‘Managing Mental Health in the Workplace’ Survey, released today.  Among the key findings:  

  • 56% year-on-year increase in the number of cases
  • 74% have no formal policy or procedure for managing staff mental health issues
  • Opportunities to deliver improved measurement of mental health workplace impacts

6 September 2016

The vendors of Burra Foods – the Crothers Brothers, Itochu Australia and Itochu Corporation of Japan – have completed the sale of the South Gippsland-based dairy ingredients processor and exporter to a consortium of Chinese buyers for about A$300 million.

5 September 2016

MinterEllison has won the "Property Team of the Year" award at the 16th Annual Australian Law Awards.

1 September 2016

MinterEllison's next-generation matter management solution for clients – ME Taskflow – wins an international innovation award.

19 August 2016

Longstanding client Quadrant Private Equity's new fund attracts record interest from domestic and offshore investors.

11 August 2016

Griffith University law students will gain unprecedented experience in the legal practice of running the biggest sporting event in Australia this decade, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, after being selected as interns for the MinterEllison team working on the event.

5 August 2016

Engineering and construction company SMEC Holdings Limited has been acquired by Surbana Jurong Private Limited through a scheme of arrangement.

4 August 2016

ASX-listed Vitaco Holdings Limited has announced a transformative transaction.

3 August 2016

Last week's High Court decision, which held that ANZ's late payment fees for customers were appropriate in relation to the Bank's costs, has important ramifications for businesses beyond the banking sector, according to MinterEllison construction partner and Melbourne Law School Senior Fellow Peter Wood.

30 June 2016

MinterEllison is pleased to announce its 1 July 2016 senior appointments – 13 new partners, 21 special counsel and 37 senior associates.

2 June 2016

MinterEllison has argued that law reform in respect of 'safe harbour' from directors' insolvent trading liability and the unenforceability of 'ipso clauses' in certain circumstances is necessary to help further the Government's Innovation and Science Agenda, promote a cultural shift to reduce the stigma associated with business failure, and strike a better balance between encouraging entrepreneurship and protecting creditors, and calculated risk-taking by company directors.

1 June 2016

The largest single office property deal in the Sydney market in the past two 2 years also marks a milestone for MinterEllison.

27 May 2016

The best way Australia can empower and protect consumers and foster competition and fair trading is through a consumer law that is clear and easy to interpret and apply by consumers and businesses alike, according to MinterEllison’s competition and regulatory specialists.

11 May 2016

MinterEllison and MinterEllisonRuddWatts advised Tegel Group Holdings Limited, New Zealand's market-leading, fully integrated poultry producer, on its initial public offering and associated listing on NZX and on ASX.

11 May 2016

MinterEllison has acted as Australian counsel to SKYCITY Entertainment Group in relation to its fully underwritten NZ$263 million equity raising.