02 March 2016
Advising SilverNeedle Hospitality Group in respect of a share and asset acquisition of the Constellation Hotels Group (one of Australia’s top ten largest hotel managers) operating under the ‘Country Comfort, Sundowner and Chifley’ brands. The business covered over 50 owned, leased, managed and licensed properties in Australia and New Zealand as well as corporate entities in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and China.
M&L Offshore investments Pte Ltd on the purchase of the 179 room Citigate Melbourne Hotel, subject to Mirvac management agreement.
Advising Carter Group on the purchase of Holiday lnn Melbourne.
Advising purchasers and prospective purchasers of resorts in the Maldives.
Advising Starwood Group on the management and associated agreements for various Australian hotels.
Advising Club Resorts No.1 Australia Ltd on the purchase of Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa.
Advising PT Caterison Sukses on non-contentious and SilverNeedle Hospitality Group on contentious, termination of management agreements.
Advising Hyatt Hotels Corporation in obtaining injunctions against the owner of the Hyatt Coolum Golf Resort and Spa, Queensland restraining the purported termination by the owner of a long term management agreement.
Advising Royal Group (Singapore) in NSW Supreme Court litigation concerning a shareholder dispute.
Advising R.M. Williams Holdings Pty Ltd on the establishment (by incorporated joint venture) of R.M. Williams Agricultural Holdings Ltd and the acquisition and financing by the latter of pastoral and conservation properties in northern Australia.
Advising R.M. Williams Holdings Pty Ltd on the sale of the issued share capital of R.M. Williams Pty Ltd.
His experience includes two periods as acting General Counsel at Arnott’s Biscuits Ltd and Managing Partner of Blake Dawson Waldron Canberra Office.
Lexis Nexis Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, chapters on corporate constitutions and shareholder agreements, author