Building the big picture, every day

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

Building the big picture, every day

Collaboration with common goals

We bring integrity and openness to all our dealings.

Collaboration with common goals

Proven responsibility since 1926

We give back to our community.

Proven responsibility since 1926
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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 Feb 15

    'Significant utility' - the new benchmark under BCIPA for compliant payment conditions?

    In Lean Field Developments, the Queensland Supreme Court recently revisited the basis upon which the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) (BCIPA) would invalidate conditions to a contractorís entitlement to progressive payment. Special Counsel Tony Roccisano and Partner Ren Niemann review this decision and its arguments.

  2. 20 Feb 15

    Adverse action claims - what is the real reason for the adverse action?

    In a significant decision which will give comfort to employers, the Full Court of the Federal Court has reversed an order for reinstatement of a lawyer who was dismissed while suffering from a mental illness.

  3. 13 Feb 15

    Increased Government scrutiny of foreign investment in Australian farms

    The long awaited change to the screening threshold of foreign purchases of agricultural land was announced by the Government on 11 February 2015. Under the proposed new rules, foreign investors are far more likely to require prior approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board before being allowed to buy Australian farms.

  4. 11 Feb 15

    EPBC Act Koala guidelines released

    The Commonwealth Government has released finalised referral guidelines to assist proponents and decision makers in navigating the requirements of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999, as it relates to koala conservation.

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Recent experience

McCullough Robertson prepares Queensland's first biodiversity offset broker agreement

McCullough Robertson was engaged by Earthtrade to prepare the first offset broker agreement under the Queensland Governmentís Biodiversity Offsets Policy.

McCullough Robertson prepares Queensland's first biodiversity offset broker agreement

McCullough Robertson acts in Shine IPO

McCullough Robertson has acted on behalf of Shine Corporate Ltd (Shine) on its recently announced IPO.

McCullough Robertson acts in Shine IPO

McCullough Robertson acts in the acquisition of G&S Engineering Services by Calibre

McCullough Robertson has advised shareholders of leading Qld based provider of operations, maintenance, and asset management services to the coal sector G&S Engineering Services Pty Ltd in relation to the selling of their shares as part of Calibre Group Limitedís acquisition of the company.

McCullough Robertson acts in the acquisition of G&S Engineering Services by Calibre

Finalisation of Contractual Documents for the development of the Doyles Creek Coal Project

McCullough Robertson has acted for ASX listed NuCoal Resources Ltd in the transaction with Mitsui Matsushima International Pty Ltd for the development of the Doyles Creek Underground Coal Project and Training Facility in the New South Wales Hunter Valley.

Finalisation of Contractual Documents for the development of the Doyles Creek Coal Project
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The RoundUp - Summer 2014

Welcome to the summer 2014 edition of the RoundUp. As always, we remain committed to providing you with a deeper insight into topical issues within the agribusiness industry. Click here to read the summer 2014 edition.

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WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

McCullough Robertson has been awarded the 2014 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.  We are proud of this citation which reflects our ongoing commitment to gender equality in the firm.

WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
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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 Bench Press

The McCullough Robertson Litigation Review.  Case notes, updates and key developments in Australian commercial litigation.
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The Bench Press
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