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Our team is dedicated to supporting clients through their business activities and seek to assist them to achieve their commercial goals.

Corporate Advisory and M&A

We provide a broad range of services across the full spectrum of corporate and commercial law.

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Equity Capital Markets

We act for issuers and investors across a range of Australian capital markets transactions.

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Banking and Finance

We have extensive experience in acting for borrowers across a range of financing transactions.

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Financial Services

We are experts in the space of financial services and funds management, having regularly acted for fund managers and corporate trustees.

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Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We advise our clients in relation to a number of commercial disputes ranging from litigation to negotiated outcomes.

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Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)

Our team regularly advises on legal issues in connection with our client’s technology and telecommunications projects.

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Intellectual Property

We appreciate the importance of protecting our client’s intellectual property in today’s ever changing environment.

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

We act for a number of Australia's largest cryptocurrency providers.

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We advise our clients on a range employment issues by informing them of potential legal risks and developing strategies to minimise those threats.

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We act for our clients on a range of insurance and insurance related disputes.

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Our principals lead an experienced legal team dedicated to assisting our clients to achieve their optimal commercial goals.

View Senior Lawyers

Leath Nicholson

Leath practices extensively in commercial and corporate transactions, particularly for ASX Listed public companies.

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Shannon Ryan

Shannon heads the firm's financial services and corporate transactions section.

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Lee Mitchell

Lee is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer focused to creating positive outcomes for his clients.

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Andrew Bini

Andrew practices extensively in mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions.

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Andrew Dewsnap

Andrew has extensive experience in commercial law, corporate transactions and dispute resolution.

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Veroshan Sripragasan

Veroshan is a Senior Associate within Nicholson Ryan’s corporate and commercial practice.

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Gerard Maxted

Gerard is a Senior Associate with Nicholson Ryan's dispute resolution and litigation team.

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Stuart Hogg

Stuart is an Associate within Nicholson Ryan’s dispute resolution and litigation team.

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Blogs & News

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Nicholson Ryan acts for PropTech Group on its successful $10.6 million capital raising and ASX listing

Ian Christiansen

10 December 2020 Nicholson Ryan Lawyers has advised PropTech Group Limited (ASX:PTG) (PTG), formerly Real Estate Investar Group Limited (ASX:REV), on its recent successful $10.6 million capital raising and re-compliance listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The firm also acted for PTG in relation to its acquisition of Real Estate CRM Pty Ltd (RECRM),…

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Nicholson Ryan Lawyers advises Praemium on its circa $70 million takeover of Powerwrap

Ian Christiansen

2 October 2020 Nicholson Ryan Lawyers has advised Praemium Limited (ASX:PPS) on its successful off-market cash and scrip takeover bid for Powerwrap Limited (ASX:PWL), for an aggregate deal value of circa $70 million. Praemium is a highly regarded provider of technology platforms for managed accounts, portfolio administration, investment administration and financial planning. Praemium services in…

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Redundancy Requirements Post COVID-19

Gerard Maxted, Associate, Specialising in Commercial Law and Litigation, Nicholson Ryan Lawyers

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant workplace disruption, forcing businesses to restructure their organisations in response to government direction (such as directing employees to work from home) and also to remain competitive in an evolving environment. We anticipate that many workplaces in the near future will look different, with restructures causing some jobs to…

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COVID-19 and Commercial Leasing Issues

Andrew Bini, Director - Mergers & Acquisitions, Nicholson Ryan Lawyers

The Federal and State governments’ COVID-19 restrictions aimed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 have had widespread economic consequences, leaving many businesses with significantly reduced or no cashflow to pay their rent. To aid the management of cashflow for SME tenants and landlords on a proportionate basis, the National Cabinet has imposed a Mandatory…

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The JobKeeper Program for Businesses

Lee D Mitchell, Principal, Nicholson Ryan Lawyers

Introduction The Federal Government has announced a series of fiscal measures to protect the incomes and job of Australian workers, including the JobKeeper Program, a $130 billion ‘wage subsidy’ scheme. Below, we have set out some key questions and answers in relation to the JobKeeper Program. What is the JobKeeper Program? The JobKeeper Program is…

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COVID-19 and Frustration of Contracts

Lee Mitchell, Principal, Nicholson Ryan Lawyers

The impact that COVID-19 will have on the Australian and global economy is becoming more apparent, with supply chains and other commercial arrangements being placed under increasing strain. Notably, Australia’s response to COVID-19 may enliven contractual force majeure provisions, which refer to the exercise of Government powers, or the doctrine of frustration. If you wish…

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COVID-19, Contractual Obligations, and Force Majeure Clauses

Lee Mitchell, Principal, Nicholsn Ryan Lawyers

Considering the recent global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Nicholson Ryan Lawyers (NRL) has been providing advice to many of our clients in terms of the threat posed by COVID – 19 to business continuity, contractual and financing arrangements and corporate governance obligations. Below, we have outlined our insights to answer some of…

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Specialist expertise tailored to client needs

Boutique law firms with a specialist focus are an emerging trend in Australia. According to the Australia: State of the Legal Market white paper, published by Melbourne Law School and Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor in 2016, while many major law firms are facing multiple challenges including rising costs and uneven profitability, boutique law firms concentrating on a…

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Risks of issuing a creditor’s statutory demand

If you have money owed to you by a company (not an individual), issuing a creditor’s statutory demand can be a quick means of debt recovery. By serving a statutory demand, the debtor company has 21 days to either pay the debt, come to a satisfactory arrangement with the creditor, or make an application to…

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Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards – Congratulations Veroshan

Nicholson Ryan Lawyers are delighted to announce that associate, Veroshan Sripragasan, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Mergers & Acquisition category of this year’s Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards.  Lawyers weekly 30 Under 30 is Australia’s largest independent awards program that recognises excellence in young lawyers – those that are raising the bar on…

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