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Brian Healey

Representing Olam International Limited in respect of leasing matters including long term leases with Rural Funds Group for almond plantations in Australia.
Representing QGC in the leasing of its agricultural land portfolio in Queensland and all associated advice in relation to that undertaking.
Acting as the lead lawyer for the contract negotiations, legal due diligence and settlement of the purchase of Kilcoy Pastoral Company (including abattoir) by the New Hope Food and Agriculture Fund of China.
Representing Hewitt Cattle Australia Pty Ltd in the merger of its cattle business with Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada including merger of rural properties into the joint venture vehicle.
Representing two of Australia's largest horticultural marketers in respect of property acquisitions and ongoing legal requirements.
Representing a major Chinese textile manufacturer and trader in respect of acquisitions of New South Wales irrigation properties and ongoing acquisitions of irrigation rights.
Representing a major agribusiness fund in the acquisition of the former Queensland cotton properties owned by Primeag Australia Limited including all contract negotiations and legal due diligence.
Representing the Chinese Company Hailiang Agriculture Australia in the acquisition of major grazing properties in Queensland and Western Australia including 'Hollymount' and 'Mt Driven/Westernbrook' and advising on all agribusiness matters for Hailiang Agriculture Australia including all contract negotiations, legal due diligence and operational matters.
Assisting Shanghai Zhongfu/Kimberley Agricultural Investment Pty Ltd with its investment in Australia's largest greenfield agricultural development in the Ord River Stage 2, Western Australia.
Settled the AUD200 million sale and leaseback of Olam International Limited's orchard plantation in Mildura, Victoria to Adveq Almond Trust of Switzerland including all negotiations of transaction documentation and all facets of settling the transaction.
Advising overseas investors extensively on Foreign Investment Review Board matters and the legislation.
Representing overseas interests in respect of legal due diligence and contract negotiation processes in relation to beef processing enterprises.
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various agreements related to Agricultural land and Agribusiness interests including agistment agreements, sharefarm agreements, joint farming agreements, water leases and water sales, shared water agreements, land access agreements, and conduct and compensation agreements
Representing overseas pension funds in acquisitions of dairy properties in Tasmania, cotton gins and properties in New South Wales, permanent row crop greenfield sites in Victoria, avocado properties in Queensland, and piggeries in Victoria.
Acting in significant long term leasing transactions and agricultural development leases in various property types including cotton, avocado, macadamia nuts and vineyards.
Representing Hewitt Cattle Australia Pty Ltd in acquisitions of grazing properties in Queensland.
Successfully making Foreign Investment Review Board applications in agribusiness transactions and agricultural land transactions across cotton, dairy, almonds, wheat, beef and other agricultural land transactions.
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