Year: 2019


Kain Lawyers Advises Sealink (ASX:SLK) on capital raise and acquisition of Transit Systems Group.

Kain Lawyers has advised ASX Listed SeaLink Travel Group (ASX:SLK) on its $698m* acquisition of Transit Systems Group, together with a $154m capital raise by way of a fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer and placement, and the establishment of new multi-tranche debt and revolving credit facilities. SeaLink is an Australian transport and tourism leader… Read more


Kain Sponsors Mergers and Acquisitions Competition

As a nationally recognised transactions firm Kain Lawyers are proud sponsors of the University of Adelaide Mergers and Acquisitions competition. Kain Lawyers is the proud sponsor of the University of Adelaide Mergers and Acquisitions Competition. This year the competition was judged by Kain Director Gerry Cawson along with Associate Director Alyce Ricciardi and Lawyer Stefan… Read more


Kain X in Africa

Kain Lawyers exists to create opportunities for our clients, our team and our community. For our team we create opportunities to grown not just professionally but personally through our hands-on community work and our KainX (Kain Experience) program. A KainX (or Kain Experience) can be a physical or mental challenge.  It can be learning to… Read more


Kain Welcomes 2019 Clerks

Congratulations to  Zoe Hall (University of Adelaide), James Lontos (University of Adelaide), Taylor Moore (Flinders University), Joshua Monda (University of South Australia) and Mia Thomas (Flinders University) whom we welcome into our summer clerkship program for 2019.  


Kain Foundation Schools for Schools

Following her return to Australia, Kain Lawyers 2019 ‘Uganda Tripper’ Megan Sanders spoke to students from Pedare Christian College to share some of her experience while overseas. Pedare Christian College is the inaugural Schools for Schools participant, raising money to support Junior Landcare in Ugandan schools. Her presentation was very well received and gave Pedare students… Read more


Modern Slavery Legislation in Australia – what do I need to know?

The Commonwealth modern slavery legislation (the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (‘Act’) came into effect on 1 January 2019. The Act asks organisations to identify the risk of modern slavery occurring in their operations and supply chains and set out the steps they are taking to address the risk (through reporting requirements). Why? At the… Read more


Kain Advises on Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures Sale

Kain Lawyers have advised the owners of Australia’s top-rated tourism attraction on their sale to Journey Beyond. Led by Michael Garry the Kain team, along with Nash Advisory successfully prepared and negotiated the business sale agreement and a number of other legal and commercial terms to deliver an outstanding and timely result for the business owners.… Read more


Transactions Team of the Year

Congratulations to the Kain Corporate team who were finalists in the Australian Law Awards ‘Transactions Team of the Year’ 2019. It has been a very busy couple of years for our transactions team, working on countless complex deals in public and private markets and it is pleasing to have the entire firm’s hard work publically… Read more


Corporate Whistle-blowers protected

With the federal government’s renewed focus on ‘corporate culture’ in the wake of the banking royal commission, increased whistleblower protections have taken effect from 1 July 2019. This means that whistleblowers who report misconduct about companies and company officers have stronger rights and protections under the Corporations Act 2001. What are the key changes? The… Read more


Corporate Misconduct and Your Bottom Line

As discussed in our previous blog, on the back of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (‘Royal Commission’) ASIC has made it clear that it will be using the full range of enforcement tools available to them to ensure compliance with Corporations Act obligations and to restore the… Read more