Month: August 2016


Internationally renowned Venture Capitalist Brad Feld’s four-step guide to turn Australia into a thriving startup ecosystem

Speaking at an event hosted by the UniSA Centre for Business Growth, a number of the Kain Lawyers team heard internationally renowned Venture Capitalist Brad Feld speak about how he helped grow the now dominant Boulder startup community in the 90s and how Australian cities can follow in its footsteps. To read the four step guide published on startupsmart.com.au click here


An Innovative Experience

I am so excited to be the second Kain Lawyers Innovation Intern as part of the Kain and Michigan State University Law School partnership. When Socks asked me to write this blog and told me I only had 500 words, I didn’t realise how hard it would be to get all that I have learned… Read more


Further recommendations in Doyle’s Guide to Best Firms and Lawyers

Director Rebecca Halkett has been included in the most recent edition of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution category.  The business itself also made the cut as one of the Leading Commercial Litigation and Disputes Resolution firms .   The listing is compiled based upon research conducted with general counsel, legal… Read more


What can we learn from Harvey Spector about resolving disputes?

Harvey Spector and Mike Ross are the creative, intelligent and purely fictional lawyers from the TV series, Suits who are able to tap into a seemingly inexhaustive playbook of strategies.  Almost without fail these strategies allow them to resolve complex problems and disputes ensuring their clients come out on top, before trial and in one… Read more


Rebecca Halkett takes Bulletin Top Honours at Law Society Awards

The Law Society of South Australia held their annual gala awards dinner last Friday night. We are proud to announce that our own Rebecca Halkett was awarded the  best article in the Law Society’s flagship publication The Bulletin for her article Busting the Myths on Halal Certification. In her article Rebecca debunks some myths around… Read more


Getting the fit right: Are all investors created equal?

Seeking investment capital to help grow your business can be an exciting time. If you have taken the right steps in preparing your business for investment, you may find yourself with a number of suitors looking to assist you in your growth journey. In our position as advisors to growing businesses, we have the privilege… Read more


Is your medical practice’s privacy policy up to date?

Written by Sarah Chia and Mark Henderson More than two years after privacy reforms were introduced, many medical practices do not have a privacy policy which complies with the Australian Privacy Principles (‘APPs’) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (‘Act’). Do the APPs require medical practices to have a privacy policy? In practice, all medical… Read more