Holding Redlich’s reputation for delivering excellent results for our clients has developed over nearly 40 years

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    “Through our specialist lawyers and our network of local lawyers, we focus on assisting Australian and foreign investors with their investments in French speaking markets.”

     

    Our consistent growth has seen us become one of Australia’s top 20 law firms. We are committed to providing innovative commercial legal advice utilising our resources and expertise of more than 350 staff, including  100 lawyers and 50 partners, across offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

     

    We act for a number of Australia’s largest public and private companies, addressing some of their most complex and important business issues. Through our specialist lawyers and our network of local lawyers, we also focus on assisting Australian and foreign investors with their investments in French speaking markets (including Western African countries, New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis & Futuna).

     

    Holding Redlich’s industry focus means that our people are connected to their clients and the communities in which they live and work, with strong political, commercial and cultural networks.

     

    Members of our team are lawyers who have worked in France and Australia, are fluent in French and English and understand the French, Australian and Pacific Island legal systems, businesses and cultures. We are also actively involved in the Australian, French and Pacific Island business community through organisations such as the French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and the Australia-Pacific Islands Business Council.

     

    We maintain our reputation as one of Australia’s leading law firms across various key areas of practice, including:

     

    •   Administrative law

    •   Competition & Consumer Law

    •   Corporate & Commercial Law

    •   Dispute Resolution & Litigation

    •   Energy and Resources

    •   French-English and English-French legal translations

    •   Immigration Law

    •   Intellectual Property

    •   Mergers and Acquisitions

    •   Planning, Environment & Sustainability

    •   Privacy & Data Protection

    •   Project Finance

    •   Property & Real Estate

    •   Regulatory

    •   Royal Commissions & Commissions of Inquiry

    •   Workplace Relations & Safety

     

    In addition, our people have extensive knowledge of, and experience working in, the following industries:

     

    •   Agribusiness

    •   Construction and infrastructure

    •   Funds management

    •   Government

    •   Technology, Media & Communications

    •   Pacific Region

    •   Property & Real Estate

    •   Startups and Emerging Enterprises

    •   Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services

    •   Tourism

    •   Transport

     

    Some of our recent experience in French-speaking markets includes:

     

    • advising a French company on the purchase of an agroscience company in Australia including undertaking due diligence, negotiating the share sale agreement and completing the purchase
    • assisting an Australian retail food brand franchisor with negotiation of the termination of a franchise agreement governed by Australian law with a New Caledonian franchisee
    • advising a major company specializing in rubber surfaces for industrial operations on corporate matters regarding its operations in New Caledonia
    • advising a multinational wine and spirits company on labelling requirements in New Caledonia
    • advising Australian individuals on the sale of shares in a New Caledonian gaskets, seals and associated products company including reviewing share sale and purchase deed, commercial lease and company conversion documentation
    • drafting and advising on New Caledonian, Papua New Guinean and Solomon Islands’ purchase and sales terms and conditions for a significant machinery supplier
    • advising a multinational communications company on deregistering dormant companies in French Polynesia
    • advising a New Caledonian semi-governmental agency on management contracts to be entered into with a multinational operator regarding a hotel and resort in New Caledonia
    • advising a multinational power and automation company on general commercial, contractual and employment issues in relation to its New Caledonian subsidiary
    • advising a multinational engineering, architectural and environmental services company on a services contract to be entered into with a multinational mining company operating in New Caledonia
    • advising a major automotive company on corporate, employment and litigation matters relating to its operations in New Caledonia and French Polynesia
    • advising a Malaysian company on the acquisition of shares in a New Caledonian mining services company
    • advising an Australian multinational company on a construction project in New Caledonia including drafting a minor works contract
    • Advising a world class financier in relation to the purchase of a major 5-star resort in French Polynesia

     

    KEY CONTACTS

    Julie Miehe

    Partner | Brisbane

    T. +61 7 3135 0653

    E. julie.miehe@holdingredlich.com

     

    Peter Taimre

    Special Counsel | Brisbane

    T. +61 7 3135 0537

    E. peter.taimre@holdingredlich.com

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