Building the big picture, every day

We take the time to get to know you and your business.

Building the big picture, every day

Proven responsibility since 1926

We give back to our community.

Proven responsibility since 1926

Collaboration with common goals

We bring integrity and openness to all our dealings.

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A big firm without the attitude.

We’re here to help you succeed.  Industry specialists combining legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and foresight.  We invest in long-term relationships, taking the time to get to know you, your business and your industry, inside and out.  Because like you, we’re in it for the long-term.

 

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Updates

  1. 24 Apr 17

    Rail Reforms - Transitional Provisions Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017 (Qld)

    Recently, we provided a brief overview of the Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017 (Qld) which, operationally, takes effect from 1 July 2017 and will apply the Rail Safety National Law, with minor modifications, as a law of Queensland. From 1 July 2017 the new Rail Safety National Law will apply in Queensland with certain transitional provisions.

  2. 20 Apr 17

    Reforms to employer sponsored visas - what you need to know

    Reforms have been implemented to both temporary and permanent working visas, with further changes to be rolled out. The 457 visa will be completely abolished by March 2018, to be replaced with the Temporary Skills Shortage visa. The TSS visa will comprise of the Short-Term Stream which will be granted for up to two years and the Medium-Term Stream which will be granted for up to four years.

  3. 11 Apr 17

    Can Australiaís bilateral treaties protect inbound investors from liability under the Queensland chain of responsibility environmental laws?

    Foreign investors in Australia related to a company undertaking an environmentally relevant activity (such as mining) need to consider their business structure when investing in Australia to maximise potential benefits of bilateral investment treaties or free trade agreements.

  4. 10 Apr 17

    Does your next Council project have State or Commonwealth Government Funding?

    Following the recent devastation of cyclone Debbie and the associated rainfall and flooding, it is anticipated that some Councils may be eligible for grants from the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (including under the NDRRA, for the period of 28 March and 6 April). State and Commonwealth funding agreements can include requirements and conditions on Council that are not addressed by Councilís standard form project documents.

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Recent experience

Commercial and Tax team advise MTA in the successful selldown of a 50 per cent shareholding

McCullough Robertson acted for Mobile Travel Agents (MTA) in the successful selldown of a 50 per cent shareholding to Helloworld Limited, which completed on 1 December 2016. MTA is a leading home-based travel consultancy business in Australia.

Commercial and Tax team advise MTA in the successful selldown of a 50 per cent shareholding

McCullough Robertson advises Graphite Corp on capital raising

McCullough Robertson has advised GraphiteCorp Limitedís board of directors on the terms of hybrid equity to fund Graphitecorpís downstream integration to supply advanced battery materials, equipment and services to the global Lithium Ion Battery market.

McCullough Robertson advises Graphite Corp on capital raising

McCullough Robertson advises on world first transaction as RACQ secures mutual bank merger

Our Corporate team has advised RACQ on its merger with QT Mutual Bank. Lead Partner on the deal Jim Peterson said the merger, which completed in November 2016, was the first of its kind in the world, and would provide Queenslanders with a new member-owned force in banking.

McCullough Robertson advises on world first transaction as RACQ secures mutual bank merger

Real Estate advises R&F Properties on its 10,000 apartment development at Springfield

Our Real Estate team has advised Chinese development and investment group Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Limited on its agreement to deliver a major medium-high density apartment project at Springfield in partnership with Etone Aus

Real Estate advises R&F Properties on its 10,000 apartment development at Springfield
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Back to Black

Back to Black provides regular updates and discussion on proposed changes in law, landmark cases and new and novel approaches to restructuring and insolvency both in Australia and around the globe.

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Collared

McCullough Robertson’s newest blog dedicated to the law of white collar crime, providing regular updates on topics including fraud, embezzlement, cartel conduct, insider trading and high profile media cases.

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The Handshake

McCullough Robertson’s commercial law blog provides regular updates and discussion on commercial and contractual issues, including intellectual property and competition, affecting Australian business.

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The Chairman's Red Blog

This blog is a companion to The Chairman's Red Book. It is written for chairman and directors, providing an overview of relevant laws and regulations applicable to their roles.

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