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Axing of 100-member rule will have positive impact

10 April 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Andrew Lumsden has confirmed it is high time the death knell be tolled on the controversial 100-Member rule, which allows a special general meeting to be called at the request of a small group of requisitioning shareholders at Australian public companies.

Conclusion of Australia Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will take relationship to new level

9 April 2014
The announcement on Monday night by the Prime Minster of Australia, The Hon Tony Abbott MP, that Australia and Japan have successfully concluded negotiations on an Economic Partnership Agreement, is very welcome news which will take the already excellent relationship with Japan to a new level.

Corrs to tenant world class Brisbane office

10 March 2014
One of Australia’s premium independent law firms, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has announced its new tenancy at the illustrious ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street Brisbane.

Corrs’ Planning & Environment team achieve top Doyle’s ranking

5 March 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s Environment and Planning team has been ranked in the top echelon of Queensland lawyers in the annual ratings published by Australia’s leading legal practice benchmarking website.

Sandy Mak discusses Corrs’ M&A Review 2013 on Sky News Trading Day

5 March 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth corporate advisory partner Sandy Mak was interviewed live on Sky News’ Trading Day program regarding Corrs’ M&A Year in Review 2013 on Wednesday 26 February.

Corrs Environment & Planning practice appoints additional partner

3 March 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s Environment & Planning practice has been enhanced by the promotion to partner of distinguished lawyer Michelle Blackburn in Melbourne.

Confidence the ticket to kick-start Australian M&A

27 February 2014
The conditions are ripe for more vibrant M&A deal flow in 2014 after a quiet 2013, but not without a critical push to boost confidence according to the M&A Year in Review 2013 report released today by premium independent law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Corrs scores another heavy-hitter for Construction & Infrastructure practice

25 February 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has welcomed special counsel Chris Horsfall to the firm, in another significant boost to its Construction & Infrastructure practice in Melbourne.

Corrs advises Peabody on latest QLD mining deal

24 February 2014
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised Peabody Budjero Pty Ltd on the sale of Mineral Development Licence 162 (MDL 162) to a subsidiary of Wesfarmers Resources for A$70 million.