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26th June 2015

Gilbert + Tobin advises Wesfarmers on US$100 million stake in Quadrant Energy

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Wesfarmers Limited (Wesfarmers) on its agreement to acquire a 13.7 per cent interest in Quadrant Energy Holdings Pty Ltd (Quadrant Energy).

11th June 2015

Gilbert + Tobin retains crown as Australia’s most innovative law firm

For the second consecutive year, Gilbert + Tobin has been crowned Most Innovative Australian Law Firm at the prestigious Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards for Asia-Pacific 2015, held in Hong Kong on 10 June 2015.

10th June 2015

Gilbert + Tobin partner Janet Whiting receives Order of Australia

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to announce that litigation partner Janet Whiting has received an Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

29th May 2015

Gilbert + Tobin promotes four to partnership

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to announce the appointment of four partners and two special counsel, effective 1 July 2015.

27th May 2015

Gilbert + Tobin advises the Joint Lead Managers in relation to Bank of Queensland’s issue of $150 million Capital Notes

Gilbert + Tobin advised National Australia Bank, Westpac and Deutsche Bank in their capacity as Joint Lead Managers on the issue of $150 million Capital Notes by Bank of Queensland.

26th May 2015

Gilbert + Tobin celebrates five wins at Australasian Law Awards

Gilbert + Tobin was named Australian Law Firm of the Year (250-500 lawyers) at the Australasian Law Awards, held in Sydney on 21 May 2015.

6th May 2015

Gilbert + Tobin wins prestigious client service award

Gilbert + Tobin won Australia Client Service Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2015, held in Hong Kong on 4 May 2015.

29th April 2015

Gilbert + Tobin advises Windlab and Eurus Energy on the Coonooer Bridge wind farm

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Windlab and Eurus Energy on the development of the $50 million Coonooer Bridge wind farm.

10th April 2015

Gilbert + Tobin features strongly in Best Lawyers 2015

A record number of Gilbert + Tobin partners have been recognised by their peers as among Australia’s leading lawyers, according to the results of the 2015 Best Lawyers Australia survey.

13th March 2015

Gilbert + Tobin wins Australian Law Firm of the Year Award

Gilbert + Tobin has won Australian Law Firm of the Year at the International Financial Law Review Asia Awards, held in Hong Kong on March 11 2015.

12th March 2015

Gilbert + Tobin partner listed in Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Gilbert + Tobin is proud to announce that litigation partner Janet Whiting has been named on the 2015 Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

23rd February 2015

New COO for Gilbert + Tobin

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Nickless as Chief Operating Officer.

9th February 2015

Cape York Partnership welcomes leading reform advocates as new co-chairs

The Board of the Cape York Partnership has appointed Professor Marcia Langton and Danny Gilbert and as co-chairs of the organisation.

6th February 2015

Gilbert + Tobin advises FRV on construction of Royalla Solar Farm

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have acted as lead advisor to global solar power company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) on the design and construction of the Royalla Solar Farm.

2nd February 2015

G+T welcomes release of Peter Greste

Gilbert + Tobin welcomes the release of Australian journalist Peter Greste.

30th January 2015

Gilbert + Tobin advises Healthscope-led consortium on flagship deal

Gilbert + Tobin has advised the Healthscope-led consortium in achieving financial close on the Northern Beaches Hospital Project – a design, build, operate and maintenance contract for a 488-bed, collated public and private hospital. The project represents the first major investment in public health infrastructure on the Northern Beaches for some time and in terms of delivery model and payment structure, also represents the first of its kind in the Australian infrastructure space.

7th January 2015

G+T leads team working to free Peter Greste

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to confirm that the firm is acting as Australian counsel for Peter Greste

16th December 2014

Gilbert + Tobin lawyer wins prestigious Human Rights Award

Gilbert + Tobin lawyer Darren Fittler has won the Human Rights Law Award at a ceremony hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission in Sydney.

8th December 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advise Wesfarmers on $180 million acquisition of Pacific Brands’ Workwear Group

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety on its $180 million acquisition of Pacific Brands’ Workwear Group.

25th November 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Orica on $750 million sale of Chemicals business

Orica Limited recently announced the A$750 million sale of its Chemical business to funds advised by Blackstone. Gilbert + Tobin advised Orica on this strategic transaction.

24th November 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advise Pacific Smiles on IPO

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised dental group Pacific Smiles on its IPO.

18th November 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank as Joint Lead Arrangers of the Local Government Funding Vehicle (LGFV)

Gilbert + Tobin has advised Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank as Joint Lead Arrangers of the Local Government Funding Vehicle (LGFV).

12th November 2014

Gilbert + Tobin receives Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Gilbert + Tobin today received an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The prestigious new citation substantially raises the expected level of performance on gender diversity.

3rd November 2014

Gilbert + Tobin celebrates expansion of pro bono practice

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Cregan who joins the firm’s pro bono practice as special counsel today.

10th October 2014

Gilbert + Tobin recognised in Employer of Choice survey

Gilbert + Tobin has won the Quality of Work and Remuneration award categories in the Australasian Lawyer 2014 Employer of Choice survey.

2nd October 2014

Gilbert + Tobin partner recognised in 100 Women of Influence Awards

Gilbert + Tobin partner and FIFA Executive Committee Member Moya Dodd has been named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.

1st October 2014

High profile litigator joins Gilbert + Tobin’s Melbourne practice

Today commercial litigator Janet Whiting joins the firm’s Melbourne practice.

2nd September 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises on ground-breaking SVOD joint venture

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to announce its involvement in advising Nine Entertainment Co on its joint venture with Fairfax Media Limited to launch an Australian Subscription Video-On-Demand service.

11th August 2014

Gilbert + Tobin wins Dispute Resolution Team Award

Gilbert + Tobin’s litigation group won The Dispute Resolution Team Award at the 2014 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

11th August 2014

Gilbert + Tobin a multiple winner at 2014 Euromoney Awards

Gilbert + Tobin won four awards at Euromoney’s Australasia Women in Business Law Awards 2014, held in Sydney on 7 August 2014.

1st August 2014

Gilbert + Tobin scoops award at Communications industry night of nights

Gilbert + Tobin was awarded the prize for ‘Services to the industry’ in the professional services category at the Communications Alliance and CommsDay (ACOMMS) Awards ceremony for its Telco Navigator ‘app’, on 30 July 2014.

17th July 2014

IPO market bounces back with strongest first half since GFC

During the first half of 2014 Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory team has led the large end of the Australian IPO market advising issuers on more IPOs, for a greater value, than any other firm, according to Bloomberg’s IPO issuer advisor league tables. This strong start to the year reflects the uptick seen in the market, which Thomson Reuters said produced “the highest first half proceeds since 2007.”

2nd July 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Wilmar and First Pacific on landmark Goodman Fielder transaction

Gilbert + Tobin is advising a Consortium, comprising Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar) and First Pacific Company Limited (First Pacific), on the Consortium’s proposed acquisition of Goodman Fielder Limited. The transaction is to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement and values Goodman Fielder on an enterprise value basis at A$1.9 billion.

1st July 2014

Partner promotion strengthens Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory practice

Gilbert + Tobin continues to build capacity in its Corporate Advisory practice with the internal promotion of Tim Gordon to partner, effective Tuesday 1 July.

30th June 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises on the IPO of Healthscope Limited

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised the Joint Lead Managers on the initial public offering of Healthscope Limited, Australia’s second largest private hospital operator and a leading provider of pathology services in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore.

18th June 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises TPG led consortium on acquisition of DTZ for $1.215 billion

Gilbert + Tobin is advising a consortium, comprising TPG Asia, Inc (TPG), Hong Kong investment manager PAG Asia Capital (PAG) and Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) (together TPG and Partners) on its acquisition of DTZ, a global property services business of UGL Limited (ASX:UGL) for the $1.215 billion transaction.

13th June 2014

Gilbert + Tobin takes out Australian innovative excellence honour

Gilbert + Tobin was recognised as Most Innovative Australian Law Firm in the Financial Times Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014, in Hong Kong on 12 June 2014.

3rd June 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Mantra Group Limited on IPO

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to be advising Mantra Group Limited (Mantra) on its initial public offering of ordinary shares (Offer).

19th May 2014

Gilbert + Tobin lawyer a winner at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Daniel Yim, a lawyer from Gilbert + Tobin’s Banking + Finance Group, took home one of the awards in the Banking and Finance category at this year’s 30 Under 30 Lawyers Weekly 2014 Awards.

1st May 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Burson on its successful A$298 million IPO

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to be involved in the initial public offering of Burson Group Limited (Burson) which successfully listed on Thursday 24 April.

28th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Spotless Group Holdings Limited on IPO

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to be advising on the initial public offering of Spotless, a prospectus for which was lodged today.

14th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin strengthens position in Best Lawyers 2014

Nearly 60% of Gilbert + Tobin partners have been recognised by their peers as among Australia’s leading lawyers, according to the results of the 2014 Best Lawyers Australia survey.

11th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises underwriter on Bank of Queensland (BOQ) acquisition of Investec Australia’s specialist finance and leasing businesses

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to be advising Goldman Sachs as the underwriter on BOQ’s (ASX: BOQ) equity raising to fund its proposed acquisition of Investec Australia’s specialist finance and leasing businesses, valued at A$440 million.

9th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin leads Q1 2014 M&A league tables

During the first quarter of the 2014 calendar-year, the Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory team has led the larger end of the M&A market, working on most of Australia’s leading M&A deals. This has included advising Vitol on its A$2.9 billion acquisition of Shell’s Australian assets, Aurora Oil & Gas on its A$2.6 billion proposed acquisition by Baytex and the executive directors of Leighton Holdings Limited on the A$1.1 billion partial takeover offer to acquire by HOCHTIEF Australia Holdings Limited.

9th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Woolworths South Africa on its proposed acquisition of David Jones

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to be advising Woolworths Holdings Limited (South Africa) on its proposed acquisition of David Jones Limited (ASX: DJS) by scheme of arrangement.

4th April 2014

Gilbert + Tobin wins at the prestigious International Law Office Client Choice Awards 2014

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to announce that partners Michael Caplan and Peter Waters were the winners for the Information Technology and Telecommunications categories for Australia at the recent International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2014.

27th March 2014

Gilbert + Tobin wins Global Competition Review Award for Virgin Australia / Tiger Airways deal

Virgin Australia’s acquisition of a 60% interest in Tiger Airways Australia and its creation of the Tiger Airways Australia joint venture with Tiger Airways Holdings yesterday won the award for Merger Control Matter of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa at the Global Competition Review’s (GCR) 4th Annual Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C., USA.

27th February 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Melbourne IT on its acquisition of Netregistry

Gilbert + Tobin is advising Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB) on its acquisition of Netregistry Group Limited for an enterprise value of $50.4 million.

24th February 2014

Gilbert + Tobin celebrates five wins in the BRW Client Choice Awards 2014

Gilbert + Tobin won five awards at the BRW Client Choice Awards Ceremony on 19 February 2014, including the prestigious overall award for Best Professional Service Firm (revenue $50 to $200 million). This award recognises the best professional service firm in this band across all Legal, Accounting, Engineering and Management Consulting firms in Australia.

24th February 2014

Gilbert + Tobin advises Energy Developments Limited on block trade and equity placement

Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Energy Developments Limited (“EDL”) (ASX: ENE) on its A$50 million equity placement as well as in connection with the A$101 million block trade sale conducted at the same time by EDL’s largest shareholder, Greenspark (an entity associated with funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners).

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