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Corrs advises Murchison Metals on A$325 million sale of Crosslands and Oakajee Port and Rail interests

24 November 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is advising Murchison Metals Ltd on the A$325 million conditional sale agreement with Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd in relation to all of Murchison’s interests in Crosslands Resources Ltd and the Oakajee Port and Rail project.

Lawyers ride from Sea 2 Summit for Redkite

1 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s head of private equity, Richard Lewis and Allens Arthur Robinson Projects partner John Cooper, are the two lawyers who joined a team of 36 other riders cycling 232 km from Merimbula to Charlotte’s Pass in the Snowy Mountains to raise vital funds for Redkite as part of the Sea 2 Summit Challenge this year.

Corrs launches iPad app to transform lawyers' lives

1 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has developed a new iPad App that allows its lawyers to review key documents conveniently and quickly without being office-bound.

Corrs co-hosts Australia Post CEO, Ahmed Fahour with The Crescent Club

7 December 2011
On 6 December 2011, the Corrs Sydney office co-hosted a cocktail event with The Crescent Club, with Ahmed Fahour, Managing Director and CEO of Australia Post as the guest speaker.

Corrs lawyer wins esteemed construction award

9 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth senior associate David Ulbrick has been awarded the prestigious Tom Yuncken – Young Construction Lawyer Award (Victoria) for 2011.

Corrs advises on the creation of the largest ASX listed independent coal company

12 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is advising Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX:WHC) on the all scrip merger-of-equals with Aston Resources Limited (ASX: AZT), and its simultaneous acquisition of Boardwalk Resources, to create a leading independent coal producer. The merger is valued at approximately A$5.1 billion and represents one of the largest announced coal deals in the Australian market this year.

Corrs partner wins ‘Asia Women in Business Law’ IP litigation award

14 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Odette Gourley was awarded “Best Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation” at the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2011.

UNHCR delivers update on the East Africa Crisis at Corrs

14 December 2011
Naomi Steer, the National Director of Australia for UNHCR (the national association for the United Nations Refugee Agency), together with Thomas Mukoya, the Pictures Editor for Thompson Reuters East Africa gave a special presentation at Corrs, updating the firm on the East Africa crisis, on 8 December.

Corrs to make prestigious 8 Chifley Square new Sydney office

16 December 2011
Corrs Chambers Westgarth today signed an agreement with Mirvac Group (ASX:MGR) and K-REIT Asia to lease office space at the prestigious new development at 8 Chifley Square in Sydney’s CBD.