As a lifelong Essendon man and a 20+ year corporate lawyer I have watched the Essendon/ASADA/AFL saga with interest. If I was setting Essendon’s strategy, I would have taken a different approach. Based upon the information which I have read in the media, there are three issues: Did EFC cause its players to take Performance… Read more
Hear how Kain C+C’s lawyers Tim Hall and Justin Courtney worked with Spring Gully and its other advisors to devise a strategy to save the iconic brand from foreclosure.
On 10 August a committed team of staff from Kain C+C Lawyers will visit Uganda to provide a range of assistance to orphans and the disadvantaged, including hands on construction work, donating gifts and caring for children in orphanages. The travelling team consists of Kain C+C Lawyers Tim Hall, Alex Porter and Tegan Knight along with corporate… Read more
This article originally appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 5 March 2012. In Adelaide, law firms exist in an environment where word of mouth is sacred, competition is fierce and the future holds the promise of renewed prosperity. Claire Chaffey reports. Australia’s second-smallest state capital is an intriguing place. With a population of around one million,… Read more
This article first appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 13 December 2009. The year has thrown up some unique challenges and opportunities for law firms and lawyers, as will the year to come. Lawyers Weekly speaks with industry leaders across the legal spectrum about how the events of 2009 have affected firms and what’s in store… Read more
This article first appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 23 May 2011. Uncomfortable with the partnership model, John Kain sought to make his name in a one-city firm run along corporate lines, writes Angela Priestley. Asked to explain how he ended up with the nickname “Jonty”, John Kain launches into a long explanation that harks back… Read more
John Kain threw his hat in the ring regarding the future of law firms at the Managing Partners Forum – Boutique and Small Firms, held in Noosa Qld 8-9 August 2013. In his presentation, Law in the new age of competition, Kain spoke to the 50-odd attendees about ‘the brave new world’ law firms will… Read more