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Leading corporate lawyers with industry insights

Australia has the highest median wealth level in the world, and is a resource-rich country with very active banking, manufacturing and service sectors. Australia dominates the trading networks throughout Australasia, alongside strong ties into Asia's key economies and across the Pacific to the US.

A leading practice with industry insights.

As our client, you can receive both Australian and international legal advice from our Sydney office – a key financial hub of the Pacific. We have deep experience in corporate and M&A matters, inbound and outbound investment structuring, private equity, real estate and private client matters. In particular, we have renowned industry expertise in the Hotels, Hospitality and Tourism sector, where we can unlock opportunities others cannot.

Our offices in Australia form part of our wider Asia Pacific offering via Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Through our lawyers in Australia, you can receive unrivaled commercial insights through our strong relationships with local authorities and our understanding of the Australian market, whilst leveraging our firm’s regional and global capabilities.

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Winnie of ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2020 - Private Wealth Law Firm of the Year

2020 Chambers UK, top ranked in employment: senior executives

2020 Chambers HNW, top ranked in defamation/reputation management

2020 Legal 500 UK, leading firm for financial services: contentious

2020 Ranked in Chambers UK, leading firm for civil fraud

Meet the team


Level 2,

319 George Street,

DX 13022,

Sydney Market Street

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Track record

Purchase of Ayers Rock Resort

We advised Indigenous Land Corporation on its purchase of Ayers Rock Resort, which includes over 1000 rooms in five hotels together with related airport facilities

Sale of majority stake in V8 Supercars

We are advising V8 team owners in relation to the sale of a majority stake in V8 Supercars to private equity.

Australian real estate fund in global joint venture

We are advising a listed Australian real estate fund on its global joint venture with a foreign pension fund relating to an investment in Australian infrastructure assets .

Pro-invest Hotels Group

We are advising Pro-invest Hotels Group on its Cayman fund, developing hotels in Australia and New Zealand under InterContinental Hotel’s Group’s Holiday Inn Express brand.

Acquisition of the minority shareholding in Australian pharmaceutical company

We acted for Lupin in relation to its acquisition of the minority shareholding in a pharmaceutical company in Australia.

Divorce involves a forum dispute between Hong Kong and Australia

We successfully acted for the husband to defeat the wife's application for a stay on the basis that Australia was the more appropriate jurisdiction. The Court of Appeal considered the factors the court should bear in mind when dealing with such challenges. At the time, it was a landmark case and is regularly quoted to this day on the topic of forum non conveniens.<br />

Acquisition of Australian telecommunications joint venture

Advising a major North-American foreign pension fund in relation to its acquisition of a majority position in an Austrailian telecommunications infrastructure joint venture