G+T has advised Sonic Healthcare Limited (Sonic) on its $600 million placement and related share purchase plan (SPP) to fund the acquisition of Aurora Diagnostics.


Gilbert + Tobin acted as Australian legal counsel to Yancoal on the company’s dual primary listing (HK Listing) today on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) and the associated initial public offering (IPO) of its shares to raise HK$1.605 billion. This is the first dual primary listing of a company on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and HKEx.


Gilbert + Tobin has advised Tilt Renewables Limited (Tilt Renewables) on the financing of the Dundonnell Wind Farm in Victoria, a project worth A$560 million. This is the first project to reach financial close under a Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme Support Agreement.


G+T today announced a suite of new initiatives to further accelerate its progress towards building a diverse and inclusive workforce. The firm is taking action to address barriers to women’s full participation in the workforce and help play a role in improving the representation of women in senior leadership across the legal profession.


The Law Society of NSW, with support from Gilbert + Tobin, is marking the centenary of women in the law with a campaign and video that aims to celebrate the enormous contribution women have made to the legal profession and to inspire the next generation of women lawyers to continue this legacy.



The Northern Beaches Hospital reaches operational readiness today, after almost four years of construction. Gilbert + Tobin advised Healthscope on the State concession structuring, design, build, finance, operation and maintenance contracts for this ground-breaking public and private hospital. The hospital is one of the more significant investments in health infrastructure in recent times, and the first of its kind in terms of delivery model and payment structure.


Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised the syndicate of banks on funding for Stage 1 of Pacific Hydro’s Haughton Solar Farm Project. The project is located in central Queensland’s Burdekin Shire, about 40km west of Ayr and 60km south of Townsville.


UNSW Law students will showcase their own digital legal applications on October 23 when they compete at the end of their ‘Designing Technology Solutions for Access to Justice’ course.


Gilbert + Tobin has acted for Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd (Veolia) on a ground-breaking project for a new $450 million waste-to-energy facility in WA – the first of its kind in Australia. Veolia will operate and maintain the facility for a 25-year concession, which will pave the way for future Australian waste-to-energy projects.


Gilbert + Tobin is advising the Cargill Parties in complex proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria, concerning allegations of false and misleading statements by Glencore and Viterra Limited during the sale of the JWM malting business in 2013. 


Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to have advised Acacia Partners, as arranger, with Thomson Geer advising the issuer, ASCF Managed Investments Pty Ltd (ASCF), on a recent landmark debt capital markets issuance in the Australian legal market. This deal was unique for the Australian wholesale debt capital markets and involved a complex, multi-class note issuance, with the overall structure including elements of a securitisation transaction.


Gilbert + Tobin has advised Coca-Cola Amatil (Amatil) on the joint acquisition by Amatil and its major shareholder, US-based The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), of a 45% equity stake in Made Group, an independent Australian beverage manufacturer known for its leading brands NutrientWater, Cocobella, Rokeby Farms and Impressed.  The transaction has created an innovative ownership structure, which has significant benefits for the parties.