News and Views
| January 2019
Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Ranked: Tier 4
The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 8th consecutive year in the 2019 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, being advanced to a tier 4 ranking, with particular mention of dispute resolution partners Mark Deutsch and Shane Anderton.
This is a result of the hard work of the dedicated team throughout 2018 and we are looking forward to an equally challenging and exciting 2019.
The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Tier 4
Deutsch Miller's small but highly regarded team is ‘excellent and very easy to work with’ and Shane Anderton and named partner Mark Deutsch are both ‘senior providers of reliable and trusted advice ’. Deutsch, who is especially strong in equity, corporate and property disputes, continues to act for Hope Rinehart Welker, daughter of Gina Rinehart, in widely publicised Rinehart family trust matters and disputes involving the Hancock Prospecting Group of companies. Anderton, a contentious regulatory specialist, is representing BNP Paribas in a claim against ANZ for equitable damages arising from the insolvency of Arrium Group. Other notable clients include Linfield Developments, Addenbrooke and Glencore.
The full list of ranking details can be found here.
VISEO and Cludo are joining forces expanding Salesforce and digital services offering in Australia
Alistair Jaque advised VISEO, which is a global technology company specialising in digital transformation services, on its acquisition of Cludo, which is a leading Australian Salesforce digital services and consulting partner. The transaction was the latest of a number of acquisitions in the IT consulting sector in which the Firm has been involved.
Credit Clear jumps 31pc on ASX debut
Alistair Jaque successfully led the legal team at Deutsch Miller who helped Credit Clear to list on the ASX. Credit Clear, which is a fin-tech business that specialises in receivables management solutions, listed at the end of October and has performed impressively since its admission to ASX, and now has a market capitalisation of over A$190 million.
COVID 19: Feel like tearing up your contract?
While some businesses are starting to ease back into work after their COVID-19 hibernation, most are still reeling to some degree from the impact of government restrictions, travel bans, interrupted supply chains, and the broader economic downturn. In the face of such challenges, you may be wondering whether there are grounds to be relieved from your contractual obligations.