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The Advertiser Business Journal: Lawyer wins award again

Director of our Corporate team, Gerry Cawson, continues his impressive run of achievements. Article: Lawyer wins award again Published by: The Advertiser Business Journal Published on: Tuesday 8 March, 2016 Click here to read the article            


Kain Lawyers helps Cytomatrix secure significant IP licensing deal

Kain Lawyers has helped Melbourne stem cell therapeutics company, Cytomatrix Limited, on its development of a $100m US-based business to progress cancer treatments using umbilical cord blood stem cells. It was one of this year’s biggest research and IP licensing deals in Australia. Corporate law specialists Gerry Cawson and James Burchnall developed a transaction structure… Read more


Dynamic SA food businesses shortlisted in SA Food Awards

At Kain C+C Lawyers, our aim is to work with dynamic businesses. Throughout the course of our work, we are privileged to learn about our clients’ businesses and share our knowledge of the industries within which they operate. One such industry is the food industry, which in South Australia is thriving. So of course we were delighted to discover… Read more


Kain C+C hits $0.50 billion milestone

Kain advises on deals worth more than $0.50b in nine months to September 2015. Major transactions included SeaLink $125m, Blue Sky Private Equity, Accolade Wines $46m. Kain also advised management of SwisseWellnesss during $1.6b sale to Biostime. Increased deal activity is driving the success of local businesses including Ahrens Group, KWP!, Ferguson Australia, B.D Farm… Read more


Deal announcement: Kain C+C Lawyers advises SeaLink Travel Group on $125m acquisition and capital raising of up to $56.9m

Adelaide legal company Kain C+C has advised South Australian-based SeaLink Travel Group Ltd (ASX:SLK) on its recently announced $125 million acquisition of Queensland’s Transit Systems Marine, as well as a capital raising of up to $56.9 million by way of placement and SPP. The acquisition will add further passenger and commercial ferry routes in Moreton… Read more


Kain C+C Lawyers appoints Michael Garry as Director

Kain C+C Lawyers has announced the appointment of Michael Garry to the position of Director in their corporate division effective Monday 3 August, 2015. Mr Garry specialises in mergers and acquisitions, restructures and fund raising for corporate and private equity funds and has acted for an impressive list of high profile clients across a broad range of industries.… Read more


MSU Law student unlocks innovation at Adelaide law firm

Since arriving in Adelaide in late July, Michigan State University law student Daniel Elliott has wasted no time in his mission to help unlock innovation at Kain C+C Lawyers. In what is believed to be a first in the Australian legal industry, Daniel was selected for a one month internship at Kain through a virtual interview process… Read more


Lawyers Weekly: Garage door deal opens window of opportunity

Two firms have acted on the sale of troubled garage door business Gliderol to Reliance Doors. Firms: Kain C+C (Reliance Doors); Clayton Utz (GWA Group) Deal: Reliance Doors acquired Gliderol International from GWA Group Limited Value: $7 million Area: M&A Key players: Kain C+C corporate lawyer Gerry Cawson (pictured) and his team represented their client.… Read more


Kain C+C Lawyers appoint two new directors

Kain C+C Lawyers has announced the appointment of Rebecca Halkett and James Burchnall to the position of Director in their Adelaide office. Ms Halkett specialises in competition and consumer law. She has acted both for the ACCC in prosecuting contraventions of, and for various companies in resolving alleged contraventions of, the Competition and Consumer Act. Ms Halkett regularly… Read more


Law Society of South Australia: Busting the myths on Halal Certification

This article appeared in The Bulletin, the Law Society of South Australia’s flagship journal on 14 July 2015. Kain C+C Lawyers’ Director Rebecca Halkett debunks some myths around the certification of halal foods, including the certification process, why producers obtain it and is halal certification really funding terrorism? Click here to view the full article… Read more