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.
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10 July 2018 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
Following recent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), parties to a contract may be unable to rely on a contractual right to terminate or modify the operation of a contract on the occurrence of certain insolvency-related events of a counterparty to the contract (commonly known as an “ipso facto” provision).
26 June 2018 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
Early stage and emerging private companies are often hungry for capital. It is important they are aware the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) strictly regulates how equity fundraising takes place. A number of useful exemptions from the disclosure requirements of the Corporations Act may be used by private companies raising equity capital...
16 May 2018 - Knowledge
#Data & Privacy
The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal dominated headlines for weeks. Public concern over digital privacy and data security is growing with every high profile data security breach. Businesses are being forced to adapt to an environment where individuals are aware that their personal data is valuable, vulnerable and, in many cases, commercially exploited by social media platforms and third parties.