LLM, LLB, BBus (Acc)
Corporate & Commercial Law, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Agribusiness, Competition & Consumer Law, Startups & Emerging Enterprises, Trade Mark and Brand Management
Trent is a Brisbane-based Partner in Holding Redlich’s Corporate and Commercial Group.
Trent assists local and international corporations, property trusts and entrepreneurs engaged in the agribusiness, technology, franchising and service industries.
Trent helps clients with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance and procurement issues. Trent has advised on many recent high profile and significant M&A deals in Queensland, including investment in cattle producers, tourism operators, software providers and quick service restaurant chains.
Trent adopts a commercial approach in his advice and dealings. He is also able to draw upon expertise in intellectual property, trade mark, copyright, licensing and franchising matters.
Trent’s recent transaction experience includes:
During January to March 2011, Trent was seconded as Acting General Counsel for AJ Lucas Coal Technologies Pty Ltd, a mining service contractor (ASX:AJL).
Trent was also a member of a team advising the Queensland Government in connection with the sale of its interests in the Brisbane, Cairns and Mackay Airports. Trent has also acted for Campbell Brothers (as it then was) on the acquisition of ACIRL and for Teys Bros on the acquisition of a business from Receivers and Managers.
Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Trent acted as company secretary for investment banks, insurers, re-insurers and property development companies based in the Middle East.
09 September 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
For anyone who is a director or considering an appointment, it is worth refreshing your understanding of exactly what "directors and officers" are responsible for. We provide an overview of the duties of directors and some practical steps directors can take to ensure compliance.
13 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19
Are you looking to submit a new foreign investment proposal to the Foreign Investment Review Board? Read our checklist to ensure you meet the approval requirements in the current circumstances.
29 April 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Data & Privacy, #COVID-19
Many organisations have been implementing or expanding remote working arrangements for employees as a response to COVID-19. However, organisations must continue to manage personal information in accordance with legal requirements relating to privacy.
04 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19
With the threat of coronavirus reaching Australian shores and a declaration of a global pandemic looming, it is important that you consider the impact the crisis is likely to have on your commercial and contractual arrangements.
27 February 2019 - Knowledge
#Competition & Consumer Law
Franchisors need to exercise a degree of care with the franchise sales process and comply at all times with the disclosure requirements of the Franchising Code of Conduct. Recently, the Federal Court has handed down a landmark decision against franchisor Ultra Tune for failure to comply with “minimum franchisor obligations”.
02 Dec 20
In this webinar session we will discuss the Federal Court hearing of Coal of Queensland Pty Ltd v Innovation & Science Australia.
08 Dec 20
Please join Bruce Wolpe, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, and National Managing Partner, Ian Robertson AO, for a special webinar presented by Bruce on how the US voted and why, post-election developments one month on, as well as the implications for the US-Australia relationship, and the outlook for US policy in our region.