KWM and Ashurst advise as GE Capital offloads Australian assets

10-Nov-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and Ashurst have secured lead roles in GE Capital’s sale of its Australian commercial assets to Sankaty Advisors for A$1.9bn (£888m).


Australian independent Minter Ellison returns to growth with 2 per cent turnover rise

9-Nov-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Australia’s largest firm Minter Ellison has announced a rise of 2.3 per cent in its 2014/15 turnover.

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Slater & Gordon hires new GC as Morrison moves to UK

28-Oct-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Slater & Gordon has appointed a new group general counsel after shifting its previous legal chief, Kirsten Morrison, to the UK to support UK and Europe managing director Ken Fowlie.

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