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Partner Tony Damian discusses Before You Tie The Knot, a new book published by Herbert Smith Freehills in conjunction with the University of Sydney. He also explains the increasing significance of joint ventures in Australia and the how the law needs to play catch up.


Before You Tie the Knot, edited by Herbert Smith Freehills partner Tony Damian and Consultant Emeritus Professor J W Carter, contains contributions from 20 practitioners and consultants from Herbert Smith Freehills. It covers a range of areas including contract law, company law, intellectual property, competition law, dispute resolution, employment law, financing and taxation. It also contains sector-specific insights in relation to resources joint ventures and private equity joint ventures, as well as a chapter on English law joint ventures.

Before you Tie The Knot also contains a foreword by Justice F Gleeson of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

To purchase a copy of the book, please click here.

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