Month: April 2017

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.

Why dispute resolution clauses are the unsung hero of your deal

When making deals the commercial focus is directed to the nature of the transaction and how it works mechanically. Frankly speaking, ‘peripheral’ terms such as dispute resolution clauses are an afterthought. More often than not a standard clause for dispute resolution is used without much consideration. Unfortunately, this can mean that if a dispute arises,… Read more

5 Key Ways to Build Value in a Joint Venture

Various studies over the years have identified that businesses enter into joint ventures for three key reasons; to pool resources, establish new markets or as an alternative to a more formal merger or acquisition. Unfortunately, the data from these studies suggests that almost half of the joint ventures that are entered into fail to add… Read more

Doyle’s Guide Listing for Mark Henderson

Director Mark Henderson has been named in Doyles Guide’s 2017 Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers list. The Doyles Property and Real Estate list released today reflects the findings of comprehensive and independent peer-based surveys, along with extensive telephone and face-to-face interviews the Guide conducted among clients, peers and numerous relevant industry bodies. Mark’s recommendation in… Read more

Prizes for Kain Graduates

Graduate Clerks Sara Ucci and Mark Ferrarato have been awarded University prizes for subjects in their law degrees. Mark was awarded the Fisher Jeffries Prize for Litigation Ethics and Sara Ucci the Law Students’ Society Prize for Client Interviews. Congratulations to both Sara and Mark on their achievements.