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  • Thynne + Macartney Breaking Down Barriers for Medical Research

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 22/09/2016

    Thynne + Macartney, a proudly independent, commercially-focused, Queensland-based law firm is proud to announce a new partnership with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation (GMRF). Thynne + Macartney is committed to the Queensland community and has been deeply embedded in the State’s history since 1893. The partnership with GMRF creates an...Continue Reading

  • Wills & Estates Team Recognised by the Doyle’s List

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 06/09/2016

    Karen Gaston Congratulations to Thynne + Macartney’s Wills & Estates team. They have been recognised by the Doyle’s List in two categories: Karen Gaston was named under Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers – Queensland, 2016 The Wills & Estates team was named under Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms...Continue Reading

  • Thynne + Macartney Recognised as Trailblazers in 2016 Australian Law Awards

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 21/07/2016

    “Thynne + Macartney has been a pioneer in legal practice in Queensland since our foundation in 1893. Our recognition in the Australian Law Awards for innovative law firm business practices demonstrates that this has not changed over time,” Bill Loughnan, Chairman of Partners said. The firm is currently forging ahead, experiencing a significant...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to Sandra Camilleri

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 01/07/2016

    Thynne + Macartney is pleased to announce that Sandra Camilleri has been promoted to Senior Associate in our Business Advisory & Dispute Resolution Team. Sandra specialises in commercial litigation, including contractual, competition and consumer law, and company disputes. Sandra also has experience in banking and finance litigation, insolvency matters...Continue Reading

  • RideWest – the Last Leg

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 12/05/2016

    Mark West and Hannah Byrne complete the final leg of the 1,237km RideWest challenge today. It is also the longest leg of the cycle being 240km from Blackall to Longreach. We have had another update from the road from Hannah: Day 5 is done and dusted and it was a long 183kms from Mitchell to Augathella. In an effort to raise some extra funds for RFDS we ran...Continue Reading

  • Update from the RideWest Team

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 09/05/2016

    Mark West and Hannah Byrne are on the Roma to Mitchell leg today after an eventful weekend riding from Oakey to Chinchilla. Hannah has sent through a report and photos from the road: We are three days down and have made it to Roma. Pretty good conditions so far except for the last 40km into Roma today – there was a pretty brutal headwind and most of...Continue Reading

  • Follow Mark and Hannah on RideWest

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 06/05/2016

    The partners and staff of Thynne + Macartney wish Mark West and Hannah Byrne all the best as they set off on the first leg of RideWest this morning from Amberley Air Base to Oakey, a trip of 133km. In each town they pass through, the riders will spend some time with the locals fundraising for the Royal Flying Doctors mental health program for rural and...Continue Reading

  • Thynne + Macartney’s Agribusiness Lawyers Lead the Doyle’s List in Qld

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 21/04/2016

    Bill Loughnan Congratulations to Thynne + Macartney’s Agribusiness Team, the only practice named in the First Tier of the Doyle’s List Leading Agribusiness Law Firms – Queensland 2016. To view the listing, please click here. All of the Agribusiness Team’s partners were recognised this year. Bill Loughnan and Peter Kenny were listed under...Continue Reading

  • Thynne + Macartney Leading in the Regions – 2016 Australasian Law Awards

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 14/04/2016

    Thynne + Macartney has been announced a Finalist in the Australasian Law Awards in the category of State / Regional Firm of the Year. “Thynne + Macartney has been breaking down barriers for Queenslanders since 1893 and continues this focus today. We have acted for some of the State’s largest organisations for over a centuary, including religious...Continue Reading

  • T+M RideWest Radar – Edition 2

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 11/04/2016

    Welcome to the second edition of the T+M RideWest Radar. In this edition we look at multi-stage cycling events and spend some time getting to know Mark Winn. Mark Winn – Riding West for Mental Health Mark Winn Mark Winn, a partner in Thynne + Macartney’s Business Advisory & Dispute Resolution team, is helping people in rural and remote areas...Continue Reading

  • T+M RideWest Radar

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 21/03/2016

    Welcome to the first edition of the T+M RideWest Radar. The Radar will be full of training tips as well as news about the Ride and T+M fundraising events. Hannah Byrne – Riding West for Mental Health Hannah Byrne, a lawyer in Thynne + Macartney’s Agribusiness team, is testing her limits in the upcoming RideWest event from 6-12 May to help change...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations Tim Quirk – Leading P&E Lawyer Queensland

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 10/03/2016

    Congratulations to Tim Quirk, head of Thynne + Macartney’s Planning & Environment team, for being named on the 2016 Doyle’s List (Queensland) under the two categories of Leading Planning & Environment Lawyers and Leading Planning Firm in Queensland. Tim was made a partner at Thynne + Macartney in December of 2014 and has rapidly built a...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to Peter Jolly – Finalist in Partner of the Year Awards

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 07/03/2016

    Peter Jolly, Deputy Chairman of Partners at Thynne + Macartney, has been announced a Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards in the category of ‘Commercial’ law. Peter Jolly Peter is joint Head of the Business Advisory & Dispute Resolution Group at Thynne + Macartney and shares his extensive experience as a Business Law...Continue Reading

  • Thynne + Macartney RideWest for Mental Health Access in Rural Communities

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 04/03/2016

    Thynne + Macartney is taking part in RideWest from 6-13 May to help break down barriers to accessing mental health services in rural and remote areas. RideWest is a gruelling boutique charity bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach covering 1,237kms benefiting the Royal Flying Doctors mental health services. “As lawyers to rural communities we have often...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to our ‘Best Lawyers’

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 03/03/2016

    Thynne + Macartney, a commercial firm based in Queensland, has recently been recognised as leaders in their field in 2016 Best Lawyers International with eight of the firm’s partners being listed under twelve areas of specialisation. This adds to last year’s achievements where over one third of partners were recognised.  “The firm has...Continue Reading

  • Welcome to Rosana Chan

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 22/02/2016

    Thynne + Macartney is pleased to welcome Rosana Chan as a Senior Associate in the firm’s Professional Indemnity team. Rosana has approximately ten years’ experience in defendant litigation and advice, and has a strong background in acting for various professionals and public and significant private companies in the mining, engineering,...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to Our Award Winners

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 13/11/2015
  • Congratulations to Alex Ramsey

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 03/07/2015

    Thynne + Macartney is pleased to announce that Alex Ramsey of the firm’s Agribusiness team has been promoted to Senior Associate. Alex joined Thynne + Macartney over six years ago has developed considerable experience in a variety of rural property transactions, compensation negotiations and estate planning exercises throughout Queensland, New South...Continue Reading

  • One Third of Thynne + Macartney’s Partners are “Best Lawyers”

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 02/06/2015

    Best Lawyers International has recognised over one third of the partners at Thynne + Macartney as being leaders in their field in its 2016 list, an extraordinary achievement for a boutique size firm. The Queensland Law Society held a breakfast today at the Brisbane Hilton to recognise the achievements of Queensland’s legal leaders as recognised by...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to Our “Best Lawyers”

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 27/04/2015

    We would like to congratulate all the lawyers at Thynne + Macartney who have been recognised by Best Lawyers International 2016. Seven of our lawyers were named and four of our lawyers were named multiple times. To see Peter’s profile, please click here. To see Michael’s profile, please click here. To see Bill’s profile, please click...Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to the Agribusiness team

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 16/03/2015

    Congratulations to the Agribusiness team who have won the Corporate Award of “The Kidworth Case Study Competition”. The competition was conducted by a grass-roots agribusiness organisation based at Longreach and posed a series of hypothetical questions about a family business which faced a series of challenges common to many across rural...Continue Reading

  • AgForce Interview with Ari McCamley – Succession Planning

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 02/09/2014

    AgForce recently interviewed Thynne + Macartney’s Ari McCamley, Partner, on the importance of a family succession plan, a topic he will expand on at the upcoming Biloela 360 Series conference this week. To view the interview, please click...Continue Reading

  • Press Release – Thynne + Macartney: Charting our own course

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 28/08/2014

    As a boutique top tier law firm with offices in Brisbane and Sydney, Thynne + Macartney is setting a new strategic course with plans to expand further into Sydney. “The firm began its move in a new strategic direction with the dissolution of the Kennedy Strang Legal Group late last year,” said Chairman of Partners, Mr Bill...Continue Reading

  • 2014 Best Lawyers Australia

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 21/08/2014

    The list for Best Lawyers in Australia 2014-2015 has now been published by Best Lawyers International. Some of our partners have made the list this year including: Agriculture & Rural Affairs – Brisbane Peter Kenny Professional Malpractice Litigation – Brisbane John Moore Commercial Law – Brisbane Peter Jolly Shipping & Maritime...Continue Reading

  • Thynne & Macartney Welcomes Tim Quirk to Partnership

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 20/12/2013

    Thynne & Macartney welcomes Tim Quirk to the partnership effective as of 1 January 2014.  Tim leads the Planning, Environment and Local Government group and is a key member of the firm’s Property team. With over 16 years experience in the area, Tim is a specialist in planning and environment law with expertise in advice and litigation concerning...Continue Reading

  • Legal Guide for Primary Producers 2013 – Now Available

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 16/04/2013

    Thynne & Macartney was pleased to once again author the latest “Legal Guide for Primary Producers”, published by Queensland Law Society with assistance from Law Foundation Queensland. The Guide is a valuable tool for Queensland’s farmers and graziers. It explains many of the laws, rights and responsibilities that affect primary...Continue Reading

  • Insurance Brokers win strategic ruling in $10 million negligence claim

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 19/02/2013

    By Cameron Solley, Partner Chemical fire remediation costs found not capable of being covered under liability insurance policies  After a chemical fire, a company and director found they held no insurance policy which would respond to their claim to recover their outlays of well over $10 million in remediation outlays. They commenced proceedings against...Continue Reading

  • “Two Strikes Rule – Playing by the rules” published in February edition of Chartered Secretaries Journal.

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 30/01/2013

    Based on the success of their presentation at the Chartered Secretaries of Australia Discussion Group in December 2012, Thynne & Macartney’s Business Advisory & Dispute Resolution Group members Peter Jolly and Gina Bozinovski have had an article published in the February issue of the CSA’s monthly national journal, Keeping Good...Continue Reading

  • Thynne & Macartney to host final CSA Discussion Group for 2012

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 28/11/2012

    Thynne & Macartney is delighted to host the last Chartered Secretaries of Australia Public Companies Discussion Group for 2012. The CSA Public Companies Discussion Group provides an invaluable opportunity for CSA members (working in or with Public Companies) to get together and discuss matters which are relevant to them in an informal and informative...Continue Reading

  • Thynne & Macartney wins Lawtech Legal IT Team of the Year!

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 19/09/2012

    Thynne & Macartney’s IT team has won the Lawtech Legal IT Team of the Year (Small to Medium Firm) for 2012. The reasons for winning the award included: A goal set twelve months ago to deliver incremental change to the user, improved usability and getting the most out of existing core systems while providing improved system performance and...Continue Reading

  • Special Announcement: Thynne & Macartney Promotions 2012

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 29/06/2012

    Thynne & Macartney are delighted to announce the following internal promotions effective 1 July 2012: Ari McCamley, Partner, Agribusiness Michael Mayes, Associate, Banking & Finance Congratulations on your...Continue Reading

  • Thynne & Macartney Finalist in LearnX Learning & Technology Impact Awards 2012

    Published by Thynne & Macartney Posted on 29/06/2012

    Thynne & Macartney and Thynne & Macartney Learning & Development Manager Leisa Bulow have been recognised at the 2012 LearnX Learning & Technology Impact Awards for their significant impact on workforce performance through applying best practice, increasing employees’ skill sets and empowering employees. 2012 LearnX Organisational &...Continue Reading