News and Views
| January 2019
Deutsch Miller | Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Ranked: Tier 4
The firm is delighted to be recognised for the 8th consecutive year in the 2019 Legal 500 Asia Pacific, being advanced to a tier 4 ranking, with particular mention of dispute resolution partners Mark Deutsch and Shane Anderton.
This is a result of the hard work of the dedicated team throughout 2018 and we are looking forward to an equally challenging and exciting 2019.
The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific - Dispute Resolution - Tier 4
Deutsch Miller's small but highly regarded team is ‘excellent and very easy to work with’ and Shane Anderton and named partner Mark Deutsch are both ‘senior providers of reliable and trusted advice ’. Deutsch, who is especially strong in equity, corporate and property disputes, continues to act for Hope Rinehart Welker, daughter of Gina Rinehart, in widely publicised Rinehart family trust matters and disputes involving the Hancock Prospecting Group of companies. Anderton, a contentious regulatory specialist, is representing BNP Paribas in a claim against ANZ for equitable damages arising from the insolvency of Arrium Group. Other notable clients include Linfield Developments, Addenbrooke and Glencore.
The full list of ranking details can be found here.
COVID-19: Temporary changes to insolvency laws to provide relief for businesses and individuals
The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (‘the Bill’) came into effect on 25 March 2020 to provide a safety net to help businesses continue to operate during a period of temporary illiquidity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and also assist individuals to manage their debt so as to avoid bankruptcy.
COVID-19 Legal Issues Briefing
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