A summary of deals information received by ALB this week.
Chris Bertuch has been appointed as the new group general counsel & company secretary, at Insurance Australia Group (IAG) effective 2 May 2011.
Rain-sodden Brisbane is still shaping up as one of the hottest markets for the legal industry in 2011– but local firms are wary of the ever-increasing competition
Queensland’s growing infrastructure and property industry are behind the merger of Gadens Brisbane and Maunsell Pennington.
Gadens Lawyers Brisbane and fellow Brisbane firm Maunsell Pennington are to merge in the coming months.
After a brief hiatus, Perth is ready to resume its role as a national and regional powerhouse – and one of the world’s biggest law firms wants a piece of the action.
Gadens has advised the ING Real Estate Entertainment Fund on a A$39m placement and renounceable rights issue – the fifth A-REIT capital raising Gadens has worked on in the last 18 months.
Gadens partners Natalie Bannister and John O'Kane have made the move to Hall & Wilcox.
Recent reports of the Adelaide office of DLA Phillips Fox moving to an affiliate status have been confirmed by a firm spokesperson, who said that the move had occurred last September.
As fireworks heralded the start of 2010, the Rudd Government’s Fair Work Act came into full effect providing both challenges and opportunities to law firms
The Personal Property Securities (PPS) legislation recently passed by parliament looks to be the most momentous changing of the rules in the past four decades but there is doubt whether it will ultimately result in more work for law firms
ALB Guide: Technology, Media & Telecommunications Law 2009 is the latest in an exciting series of detailed insights into specific practice areas and the leading firms and lawyers operating within them
Metropolitan law firms are shedding staff, while regional and rural Australian law firms are in dire need of lawyers, a study revealed
ALB Guide: Banking & Finance Law 2009 is the latest in an exciting series of detailed insights into specific practice areas and the leading firms and lawyers
Will the ice ever thaw? ALB's Natasha Kassam asks recruiters when we can expect salaries to start going up again
Aussie founder and executive chairman John Symond is suing Gadens Lawyers for A$11m.
Deacons chairman Nick Abrahams, Allens boss Michael Rose and Maddocks CEO David Rennick recently braved a night outside with the homeless.
Despite the global downturn, Japanese companies are still looking to invest in Australian assets - a trend that lawyers say looks set to continue. Ralph Grayden reports.
Gadens Lawyers has appointed the president of Proudfoot Consulting's Pacific unit as the law firm's new chief operating officer.
The Australian Federal Government's decision to extend the first home owner grant for six months is expected to boost mortgage workflows for law firms.