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Knows Knowns, Known Unknows, Unknown Unknows – Economic Impact of COVID

Every day a commentator conjures another letter to explain what Australia’s economic recovery will look like – a ‘U shape’, a ‘V shape’, an ‘L shaped’ recovery.   Today, I will offer my two penneth on this topic.  But before I do, let’s consider what Donald Rumsfeld once described as the ‘Known Knowns’, the ‘Known Unknowns’… Read more


Economic Impact of COVID – Chris Hall, CIO Ellerston Capital

The Global Economies Fiscal and Monetary response The global Government and Central Bank response to the COVID-19 economic shutdown has been unprecedented. As at the end of April, G20 countries have provided US$7.4 trillion in fiscal support, equating to 10.8% of GDP. This has been undertaken at the same time as continued monetary easing from… Read more


Smaller Villages

It is seven weeks since a world of social distancing and omnipresent hand sanitiser was visited upon us.  Human beings, being adaptable creatures, have changed their behaviours and lifestyles to accommodate these new social strictures.  But which of them will last and what impact will they have on our lives as we cross the metaphoric… Read more


Social Impacts of COVID-19

Natasha Stott Despoja AO Chair, Our Watch Almost two months ago, my trip to the UN was cut short due to the New York lockdown. As I flew home to Adelaide, and into 14 days in quarantine, I had a scarf around my face and used hand wipes to open the overhead locker.When I landed,… Read more


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


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