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Mills Oakley builds projects and finance capability with ex-PwC hires

National firm Mills Oakley is building its projects and finance capability with the hire of two ex-PwC Directors in Melbourne. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises Appen Limited on $300m equity capital raising to fund acquisition of Figure Eight Technologies, Inc.

Mills Oakley has advised Appen Limited on its $300m equity capital raising to fund the acquisition of Figure Eight Technologies Inc. Full details here.

Mills Oakley boosts Brisbane corporate team

National firm Mills Oakley has added a new dimension to its Brisbane corporate practice with the hire of partner Malcolm McBratney, previously head of the commercial practice Macpherson Kelley in Brisbane. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley builds Brisbane insolvency & mortgage recovery practice

National law firm Mills Oakley has strengthened its leading insolvency & mortgage recovery practice with the hire of partner Jason McCubbin from Thomson Geer in Brisbane. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley expands Perth Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety team

Mills Oakley is continuing the expansion of its leading Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety practice with the hire of Special Counsel Rebecca Taseff in Perth. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on $1.6bn PEXA deal

Mills Oakley has advised Link Administration Holdings Limited (ASX: LNK) on the consortium acquisition of Property Exchange Australia Limited (PEXA). Full statement here.

Mills Oakley makes second major tax hire

Mills Oakley is continuing to build momentum in the delivery of integrated legal services with the hire of respected tax partner Marina Raulings from Hall & Wilcox. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley invests in new Sydney premises

Mills Oakley Sydney will commence 2019 in brand new premises, relocating to the newly built “Barrack Place” tower at 151 Clarence St. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley boosts taxation capabilities with top hire

Mills Oakley’s leading property, insurance and corporate teams can now offer clients a new level of integrated legal service delivery, with the hire of leading tax partner Andrew Spalding. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley to build national Health & Safety practice with top HSF hire

Mills Oakley is launching a national Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) practice following the hire of respected expert Harold Downes from Herbert Smith Freehills this week. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley and ConvX to join forces to automate conveyancing

Mills Oakley is investing in ConvX, Australia’s first online, automated conveyancing platform. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley and clients put best foot forward for September

Mills Oakley’s partners, staff and clients are commencing October in a fit and fabulous fashion, having completed the Steptember challenge last month to raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on key fashion deal

Mills Oakley has advised Princess Polly Group Pty Ltd and its founders on the sale of a controlling interest in the company to US-based private equity firm Summit Partners. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley assist with cryptocurrency launch

Mills Oakley has advised Singapore-based Investment Evolution Coin on the launch of a new cryptocurrency to facilitate the transfer of funds into the Philippines. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley announces 2018 promotions

Mills Oakley has announced 30 new promotions for 2018, including two new partners in Perth. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on $100m IPO

Mills Oakley has advised Microequities Asset Management Group on its $100m IPO on the ASX. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on international merger

Mills Oakley has advised Turi Foods on its merger with global food behemoth OSI International Foods. Please click here for more information. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley partnership hits 100

Mills Oakley now has a partnership of 100, after the firm’s biggest ever lateral hire recruiting drive in a single quarter. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley boosts IP practice with key partner appointment

The migration of quality talent to Mills Oakley continues, with the hire of patent and trademark litigation specialist Melissa McGrath from K&L Gates. Melissa will join MO’s respected IP, Health & Life Sciences practice next week. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley is continuing its growth in Mergers & Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets work with the appointment of another top-tier corporate partner. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley partner re-appointed to AAT

Mills Oakley partner Dr Teresa Nicoletti has been re-appointed to her position as a part-time senior member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a further seven years. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises Bureau Veritas on key Australian acquisition

National law firm Mills Oakley has advised Bureau Veritas on its acquisition of a majority stake in construction compliance service provider McKenzie Group. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley launches Canberra workplace relations practice

Top 10 Australian law firm Mills Oakley is expanding its Canberra office, with a team of workplace relations specialists. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley opens new Avenues for early learning in Melbourne

National law firm Mills Oakley has acted on a $66m real estate transaction which will see the development of a landmark site of almost 9,500 square metres in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley Canberra reaches 50 staff

Mills Oakley has reached a new milestone in Canberra, making hires which take the office to over 50 staff for the first time since its 2014 launch. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley hires head of leading humanitarian firm

Mills Oakley has announced that high profile Salvos Legal and Salvos Humanitarian managing partner Luke Geary will shortly join the firm in a senior Not-for-Profit (NFP) role. For more details, click here.

Mills Oakley introduces new front-end insurance offering

Mills Oakley has added a new dimension to its insurance practice with the hire of partner Louise Cantrill in Sydney. Full statement can be read here.

Mills Oakley advises on $300m asset swap

Mills Oakley has advised AFIAA on one of the largest asset swaps of 2017, involving the sale of a commercial property in Brisbane to  M&G Real Estate Asia and the purchase of a Melbourne CBD property from M&G. Full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on sale of St Kilda Road landmark property

Mills Oakley has advised Fort Street Real Estate Capital regarding its $95 million sale of 390 St Kilda Road, Melbourne. For more details, click here.

Mills Oakley makes senior banking & finance hires

Mills Oakley has made further additions to its end-to-end transactional capability with the hire of two banking & finance partners.

The new hires are Monique Stella, previously a partner at DLA Piper and Tom Lennox, previously a partner at K&L Gates.

Read the full statement here.

Mills Oakley advises on largest solar project in Australia

Mills Oakley has advised Elecnor on the $450m 275MWdc Bungala Solar Farm in Port Augusta, South Australia. Read the full statement here.