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Grope Hamilton Lawyers in the Media

Read the latest news about and press releases from Grope Hamilton Lawyers.


Story: The Advertiser April 7, 2012

"Squaring up the future"

Mark Hamilton argues that a heavily-utilised Victoria Square is going to provide a fantastic centre point for the State's capital of which all South Australians can be justly proud. (read more)

Story: The Advertiser December 6, 2011

"Giving away public land for private development in competition with the private sector is totally unacceptable"

Mark Hamilton gives his views on the current state of development including that the State Government should not use free pubic land to compete for office and retail development with the city's property owners, many of whom have held properties and paid rates to the city, and land tax to the government, for long periods. (read more)


Story: Law Society Bulletin July 2011

Sensational Wines

Mark Hamilton shares some great wine buys with like-minded wine-loving lawyers. (read more)


Story: InBusiness Magazine April/May 2011

New leasing laws will test landlords

Lorenzo Mazzocchetti says that commercial landlords and commercial property managers need to exercise caution when entering into new retail shop leases or undertaking rent reviews of existing leases. (read more)


Story: The Advertiser September 14, 2010

Inaction not in best interests of the city

Mark Hamilton says that the Minister for Planning, Paul Holloway, has it in his hands to take a historic step towards saving the remaining heritage of Colonel Light's old City of Adelaide (The Square Mile and North Adelaide within the Parkland belt). (read more)


Story: The Advertiser September 14, 2010

Protect city, says council aspirant

Mark Hamilton says Adelaide's heritage character must be protected against the State Government's "development at all costs" attitude. (read more)


Story: The Advertiser, April 13, 2010

Parkland poachers mar vision for city

Mark Hamilton says that a fleeting glance at Colonel William Light's Plan for the Town of Adelaide 1937 would have been enough to tell Minister Gail Gago that she is plainly wrong to suggest that he intended any form of permanent development in Adelaide's parklands belt.   (read more)


Story: The Independent Weekly,August 14-20, 2009

Corporate Scene pictorial

Grope Hamilton Lawyers celebrates mid-winter drinks at the Lion Hotel.  (read more)


Story: The Advertiser February 9, 2009

Government must abandon the Marj project

Mark Hamilton says it is time for the Government to acknowledge that it got it wrong and to abandon this course. (read more)


Story: The Advertiser December 9, 2008

Beware the hospital blow-out risk

Mark Hamilton explains why a staged upgrade of the Royal Adelaide Hospital as opposed to a new 'green field' hospital has a number of advantages (read more)


Story: The Law Society Bulletin, November 2008

What's in a name?

Grope Hamilton Lawyers have relaunched themselves with a bright, new and contemporary branding. (read more)


Story: The Advertiser October 2, 2008

Glenelg fun park sold to Taplin

The Beachouse amusement park in Glenelg has been sold to the Taplin Group for an undisclosed amount. (read more)

Story/pictorial: The Adelaide Magazine October 2008

Grope Hamilton Party

Grope Hamilton Lawyers enjoyed mid-winter drinks at the Apothecary. (read more)

Story: Eastern Courier Messenger September 3, 2008

Legal drinks

There were legal types aplenty at The Apothecary when Grope Hamilton Lawyers hosted its mid-winter cocktail party on Friday August 22. (read more)

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Story: Australian Financial Review September 2, 2008

Grapes of math: tax breaks spurs glut

With the federal governments review of non-forestry management investment schemes, Mark Hamilton, calling this tax-break driven vineyard development utter and complete madness, urges winemakers and grapegrowers to make submissions. (read more)

Story: In business E-NEWS 2 September 2, 2008

Grope Hamilton Lawyers takes new brand identity

Commercial law firm Grope Hamilton has launched "bright and contemporary" branding to reflect its commitment to a  "progressive, innovative approach" to practice. (read more)

Letter to the Editor: The Week That Was, WBM (Australia's Wine Business Magazine) August 29, 2008

Letter to the Editor

Mark Hamilton weighs into the hot debate on Managed Investment Schemes with his passionate viewpoint as both commercial lawyer and co-proprietor of Hamilton Ewell Vineyards in the Barossa Valley. (read more)

Story: The Independent Weekly August 22-28, 2008

New-look lawyers

Grope Hamilton will unveil its new branding tonight, giving the firm a bright and contemporary new look. (read more)

Story by Mark Hamilton in The Advertiser, August 16, 2008

Interference equals uncertainty

Certainty means consistency, not a certain tick of approval. Just as the community must comply with the law, it is entitled to expect the development sector, and councils, to comply with planning law in the form of council development plans. (read more)

Story: The Advertiser August 6, 2008 

Staff review call in city planning fight

The battle over city development has become personal with Mark Hamilton (former deputy lord mayor) calling for an urgent review of all city planning staff, a call the council has described as defamatory. (read more)

Story: The Law Society Bulletin March 2, 2002

From cork to court and back again

Mark Hamilton's quest to return the Hamilton name to prominence in the wine industry. (read more)

Story: The Sunday Mail, December 1, 1991

Meet the man who would be Mayor

Mark Hamilton's sets his sights on the city's number one job - Lord Mayor - when it comes up for grabs in 1993. (read more)


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