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

Lawyers Weekly: Kain C+C closes cereal deal

This article originally appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 9 July 2015. Adelaide firm Kain C+C Lawyers has negotiated the sale of a cereal manufacturer to Australia’s largest co-operative. Firms: Kain C+C Lawyers (Blue Lake Milling shareholders); King & Wood Mallesons (CBH Group) Deal: Blue Lake Milling has been sold to CBH Group. Value: Undisclosed Key players: John… Read more

Kain C+C Lawyers act for Blue Lake Milling shareholders in sale to CBH Group.

Adelaide legal company Kain C+C Lawyers has acted for Blue Lake Milling Pty Limited’s shareholders during the recent sale of Blue Lake Milling to the CBH Group for an undisclosed sum. Based in Bordertown, South Australia, Blue Lake Milling manufactures cereal based foods and food ingredients.  The company specialises in oat milling and the manufacture… Read more

Adelaide entrepreneur wins priceless experience in quirky legal comp

Adelaide entrepreneur Ben Corbett has won himself a “money can’t buy” trip to Uganda plus up to $30,000 in free legal services thanks to a competition with a difference run by Kain C+C Lawyers. The competition, launched at a networking function for The Engine Room in December last year, required entrants to put together a… Read more

International innovation internship – A first for Aussie legal industry?

In what some commentators are calling a ‘first’ in the Australian legal industry, Adelaide-based Kain C+C Lawyers is opening its doors to a Michigan State University law student to improve its business. When MSU Law announced the inaugural Kain Innovation Internship on Twitter last week, it attracted huge attention from the US and here in… Read more

Doyles Guide: The Awards Keep Coming

In another coup for Kain C+C Lawyers, John Kain and Gerry Cawson have been given the nod by Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession. The pair have been named in the state’s top six Leading Corporate Lawyers for 2015. Kain C+C Lawyers itself also made the cut in the listing of Leading Corporate Law… Read more

Kain C+C Lawyers advises on acquisition of iconic Barossa Valley wine business

Accolade Wines, the ‘new world’ wine powerhouse has recently completed its acquisition of the iconic Grant Burge wine brand and the Krondorf winery with legal advice from Adelaide’s Kain C+C Lawyers. Gerry Cawson led the Kain C+C transaction team, with assistance from Sarah Chia on document negotiation and input across the Kain team, including Sallie… Read more