Our notable and relevant experience includes:
- Advising the sellers of the Harvey Fresh businesses to Parmalat
- Advising privately owned Craig Mostyn Group on numerous matters including:
- aspects of the acquisition of a large interest in V&V Walsh
- construction contracts for multistage expansion of Western Australia’s largest pig abattoir at Linley Valley
- construction contracts for expansion of commercial piggery in Mogumber
- construction contracts for expansion of Western Australia’s largest meat and poultry waste rendering facility in Hazelmere
- acquisition of Jade Tiger, Australia’s largest abalone farm. Subsequently prepared construction contracts for the major expansion of the farm and buildings
- acquisition of Australian Seafoods (abalone and rock lobster) in Dover, Tasmania. Subsequently prepared construction contracts for the expansion and upgrade of farm facilities
- construction contracts for expansion of Dunalley abalone farm
- acquisition of Fertal rendering business
- divestment of Fataway business
- Acting for Fogarty Wine Group, WA’s largest wine producer, on numerous acquisitions, including Evans & Tate brand purchase and transactions with McWilliams, purchase of winery assets and vineyard properties, financing transactions, etc
- Advising Kailis Family interests on various agriculture related transactions
- Advised in relation to sale of Clarevue Farms to Feng AO (Australia) Agricultural Group Pty Ltd
- Prepared and presented an ACCC Compliance Policy and Training Program to senior managers for an Australian agribusiness with offices in several states
- Advised in relation to restructuring of Borello Beef Group
- Advised founders in relation to formation and structuring of WA Beef Council
- Acted on the acquisition and disposal of various high value agriculture and winery properties to local and overseas buyers
- Advising a pastoralist regarding reciprocal water rights and access to water infrastructure with a neighbouring property
- Advising clients on exiting a complex multi-party partnership arrangement involving the ownership of a large pastoral station on the Nullabor Plain
- Acted for seller of five farming properties in Great Southern, including all farming machinery and equipment
- Advised numerous farming clients in dispute with their banks
- Advised farming family in relation to intergenerational transfer of broadacre farms in Esperance, in a stamp duty effective manner
- Advised several broadacre farmers who sold farms to offshore investors
- Advised in relation to establishment of New Caledonia fishing venture
- Advised numerous wineries in relation to distribution agreements, PPSR issues, packaging contracts, etc
- Advised in relation to Warrawagine Cattle Co partnership matters
- Advised Stone Axe Pastoral Company (wagyu beef) in relation to various commercial matters
- Acted on disposal of interests in Summit Fertiliser businesses to Sumitomo
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