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Women in Law Awards

Congratulations to Melissa Davies, In-House Counsel at Lucas Total Contract Solutions, winner of In-House Counsel of the Year at the Women in Law Awards. The awards night was held at the Sofitel Melbourne, it was a fantastic night and we were so pleased to be there to support Mel and Lucas Total Contract Solutions. Congrats… Read more


Best Lawyers 2019

Congratulations to Director James Burchnall, who was today named as Best Lawyers ‘M&A Lawyer of the Year’. The announcement has capped of a stellar year for the Kain Director team with recognition as a national top 5 M&A firm by Thomson Reuters and a nod by Doyle’s Guide to best lawyers earlier in the year.… Read more


Kain Lawyers 2018 ASX Listed Companies Breakfast

Kain Lawyers, along with event partners Alcidion, Bionomics, Ellex and RHS welcomed approximately 650 people from the South Australian business community for the second ASX-Listed Companies Breakfast at the Adelaide Convention Centre yesterday. To borrow a phrase from one of the presenters, Dr Deborah Rathjen: It begins with a story. This year’s story was the… Read more


Kain Lawyers Building a Billion Dollar Business

On Tuesday Kain Lawyers, along with event partners Macquarie and Risk Capital Advisors hosted the “Building a Billion Dollar Business” event in Martin Place. The event was opened by MC and Kain Lawyers Director Gerry Cawson and followed with Keynote Speaker Radek Sali, CEO Light Warrior Group. Radek spoke about his time as CEO of… Read more


Kain Lawyers advises SeaLink on $43m Fraser Island acquisition

Kain Lawyers has advised SeaLink Travel Group Limited (ASX:SLK) on the acquisition of Fraser Island’s Kingfisher Bay Resort Group in a $43 million deal. The transaction, centred on the World Heritage listed Fraser Island, includes the two island resorts, Kingfisher Bay Resort and Eurong Beach Resort, as well as Fraser Explorer Tours and the Fraser… Read more


Kain Lawyers a Top 10 National Firm

Kain Lawyers’ has advised on a significant number of transactions throughout 2017 ranking it as one of the nation’s M&A market leaders. The busy year, which had seen Kain advise on 44 reported M&A and capital raising deals, ranked Kain Lawyers 5th in Australia in Thomson Reuters Mid-Market listings of deals under $50m and 9th… Read more


Uplift in M&A activity leads to more recognition for Kain Lawyers

An uplift in the M&A market throughout 2017 has seen Kain Lawyers close 44 deals worth more than $1BN in aggregate, a statistic that has ranked them alongside other top tier Corporate heavyweights as one of the top 5 most active legal advisory firms in Australia. This national activity has also seen Kains listed as… Read more


Adelaide Advertiser – Give Your Job An Energy Boost

Kain Lawyers exists to create opportunities for our clients, our team and the community. As Laura Ahwan discovers, professional development at Kain is often created through personal development. Click here to read the full article as it appeared in the Adelaide Advertiser on 13 May 2017.


Corporate Structure for Startups Seminar

Brought to you by the Innovation and Collaboration Centre (ICC) featuring Kain Corporate Director Gerry Cawson, this seminar will take you through various business structures and how they may benefit or inhibit your start up. Noelle Smit, Teamgage co-founder, will also be sharing her experience with corporate structure and their challenges and learnings to date.… Read more


Kain Advises Light Warrior

Kain Lawyers Director James Burchnall and Associate Director Brian Vuong have advised the Light Warrior Group in their $10M fundraising round for Melbourne genetics company myDNA. Click here to read the full article as it appeared in the Australian Financial Review on 27 April 2017.