As co-leader of our Food and Agribusiness group, Trent is recognised as a committed and passionate legal specialist for the agricultural sector.
Trent has over 14 years’ experience acting for food and agribusiness clients in a wide range of commercial matters, including complex commercial disputes, corporate & regulatory matters, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution and major pastoral property transactions.
His skills in alternative dispute resolution, and as an advocate, are widely acknowledged. He has conducted international arbitrations, lengthy trials in Queensland and acted for major agribusiness entities, large property developers, multinational resource companies, major Government Owned Corporations and large corporate entities.
Trent’s experience also includes seeking urgent interlocutory injunctions, defending and prosecuting class actions and resolving licensing and regulatory disputes.
Trent has provided advice to clients across a range of industries.
Consolidated Pastoral Company
Advising in relation to complicated pastoral sale and leaseback transaction for Carlton Hill Station in Western Australia.
Australian Agricultural Company
Advised on the purchase of major pastoral properties in Queensland and Northern Territory.
Major cotton producer
Advised on the purchase of major cotton aggregations in Queensland and New South Wales.
Advising in relation to multiple Federal Court and Supreme Court proceedings.
Major live export stakeholder
Advised in relation to Commonwealth Department of Agriculture prosecution.