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19 Sep 2019

Piper Alderman assists LCM in seeking favourable litigation funding agreements decision

Piper Alderman is delighted to have assisted LCM with an application seeking a declaration that its class action funding agreements are enforceable and are not void for public policy reasons. ... Read more ›

11 Jul 2019

Piper Alderman advises on $10 billion merger to create Australia’s largest integrated drinks and hospitality business

Woolworths has reached an agreement with its joint venture partner, Bruce Mathieson Group, to merge the Endeavour Drinks business (which includes the Dan Murphy’s, BWS and Cellarmasters businesses) with the drinks and hospitality business run by ALH group (which operates over 300 licensed venues and more than 550 retail liquor outlets across Australia).  ... Read more ›

01 Jul 2019

Piper Alderman attracts insolvency partner

Cheryl Weston joins Piper Alderman in Sydney from 1 July 2019 as a partner in its national Insolvency & Reconstruction team. Cheryl has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution, with a particular focus on insolvency. She acts for a variety of clients, including state-owned and international corporations, associations and individuals, liquidators, administrators and receivers.  ... Read more ›

20 Jun 2019

Piper Alderman announces 27 new promotions

Piper Alderman is delighted to announce 27 new promotions across the firm, including four new partners, with effect from 1 July 2019. Our four newly appointed partners located in our Sydney office include two female partners and increase the firm’s national partner numbers to 75 and female partnership to 25%. Our New Partners
Daniel Fitzpatrick, Infrastructure & Projects – Sydney
Angelina Kozary, Insolvency - Sydney
Chris Lyons, Corporate – Sydney
McKenzie Moore, Dispute Resolution and Litigation - Sydney ... Read more ›

20 May 2019

Piper Alderman advises Cobalt 27 on $130m takeover of Highlands Pacific

Piper Alderman has advised Toronto-based battery minerals company, Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. ("Cobalt 27") (TSXV: KBLT) (OTCQX: CBLLF)(FRA: 27O) on the takeover by scheme of arrangement of Highlands Pacific Limited ("Highlands") and its financing.  The transaction value of the scheme of arrangement (which completed on 17 May 2019) is circa $130m. ... Read more ›

15 Apr 2019

Piper Alderman appoints real estate partner in Sydney

Piper Alderman continues the expansion of its real estate team with the appointment of a new partner as Head of Real Estate - Sydney. Margot King joins Piper Alderman this month from Walker Corporation where she was Project Legal Counsel for the Parramatta Square Project. Margot has over 15 years’ experience at international firms in both Australia and the United Kingdom.  Her experience also includes in-house roles with secondments to Rio Tinto and Lendlease. ... Read more ›

05 Apr 2019

Piper Alderman appoints real estate team in Brisbane

National law firm Piper Alderman has announced the lateral appointment of a real estate team in Brisbane. Warren Denny (Partner), Kylie Maxwell (Special Counsel), Lyndal Draper (Special Counsel), Alexandra Gaggin (Lawyer) and Caitlyn Slater (Paralegal) join Piper Alderman from 1 April. Mr Denny joins Piper Alderman after more than 30 years at international firm K&L Gates and its predecessor firms. He is an accredited Property Law specialist and has been recognised by The Best Lawyers in Australia in the field of Real Property Law since 2015. ... Read more ›

01 Apr 2019

Piper Alderman appoints new special counsel to insolvency and reconstruction team

Louise Thompson joins Piper Alderman from 1 April 2019 as a special counsel in its Insolvency and Reconstruction team in Melbourne. Louise has over 15 years’ experience, acting for a wide range of insolvency practitioners.  Her extensive experience ranges from advising and acting for insolvency practitioners and for directors, debtors and creditors in a wide range of corporate and personal insolvency matters.  Louise’s experience includes conducting high profile insolvency litigation, conducting examinations and pursuing insolvent trading claims and voidable transaction recoveries. ... Read more ›

28 Mar 2019

Piper Alderman welcomes back dispute resolution and litigation partner

Martin del Gallego returns to Piper Alderman this week as a dispute resolution and litigation partner in the Sydney office. Martin started his career with Piper Alderman in 2008 and left in 2012 to pursue opportunities in Western Australia.  Martin then moved to the UK in 2015, and re-joins us from US headquartered international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, where he worked in their London office. ... Read more ›

15 Mar 2019

Piper Alderman appoints real estate partner

Judd Last has recently joined Piper Alderman as a real estate partner in its national Real Estate team in Brisbane. He focuses on the legal aspects of a wide range of property and commercial transactions, with niche expertise in aged care and senior living within both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. ... Read more ›