2010

13 Dec 2010

Piper Alderman ends the year by building strength in Employment Relations

Piper Alderman is excited to announce the appointment of Erin McCarthy as a partner in the firm’s Employment Relations group.

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01 Nov 2010

Piper Alderman welcomes new Employment Relations partner

Last week, Piper Alderman welcomed Sharlene Wellard to the Sydney office as a Partner in the Employment Relations team.  Sharlene brings with her Associate Ben Motro. ... Read More ›

13 Oct 2010

New appointments to Piper Alderman's management team

Following the recent appointment of Tony Phelps as Piper Alderman’s Managing Partner, outgoing Managing Partner Gordon Grieve has taken on the role of Piper Alderman Chairman of Partners. Gordon takes over from Tony Abbott who is retiring from the position after eleven years. ... Read More ›

28 Sep 2010

Piper Alderman has US$1.3bn claim dismissed

Piper Alderman has settled a US $1.33 billion claim against Eastern Star Gas Limited (Eastern Star) in the District Court of Kentucky in the United States. ... Read More ›

24 Aug 2010

Piper Alderman advises Charter Hall on Gepps X deal

Piper Alderman acted for Charter Hall in the recent sale of Charter Hall’s interests in Adelaide’s Gepps X Home Maker Centre with a final deal valued at close to $35m. ... Read More ›

16 Jul 2010

New Managing Partner for Piper Alderman

Piper Alderman has appointed Tony Phelps as the firm’s national Managing Partner from 1 July 2010. ... Read More ›

19 Apr 2010

Victorians lead the way in Chicago

Tim Clark, Partner in Piper Alderman’s Intellectual Property and Technology Group will be part of a group of Victorians leading the way at the upcoming 2010 BIO International Convention in Chicago from 3 – 6 May 2010. ... Read More ›

16 Apr 2010

Legal implications - High Court Lehman Brothers Appeal

On Wednesday 14 April 2010 the High Court delivered its reasons in the appeals by Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc (Lehman Inc) and Lehman Brothers Asia Holdings (Lehman Asia). The appeals were dismissed with costs by orders made by the Court on 30 March 2010. The Court unanimously held that on the proper construction of Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act (Act), a deed of company arrangement (DOCA) does not bind creditors so far as concerns creditors’ claims against third parties. ... Read More ›

30 Mar 2010

Piper Alderman scores a win in the High Court

The High Court today dismissed an appeal against the judgment of the Federal Court which found that the Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) approved by creditors of Lehman Brothers Australia was void and of no effect. ... Read More ›

04 Mar 2010

Partner appointed to Takeovers Panel

Piper Alderman congratulates Partner, James Dickson, on his appointment as a member of the Takeovers Panel. James has acted in numerous takeovers for a variety of bidders and targets, including InterMet Resources Ltd, Coopers Brewery Ltd and Lionsgate Australia Ltd. ... Read More ›

01 Feb 2010

$20m Mt Elephant Station sale shows ag fundamentals remain

The head of Piper Alderman’s Agribusiness Practice Group, Simon Venus said that the recent $20m sale of Mt. Elephant Station in the Western Districts of Victoria was a clear sign that the fundamentals underpinning investment in Australian agricultural land had not shifted because of the GFC. ... Read More ›