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Level 25, 525 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria and home to our largest office in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Our Melbourne lawyers have a distinguished reputation across the growing areas of fintech, fashion, sports, franchising, and startups. In addition to extensive experience acting for some of Australia’s largest private sector organisations in the areas of financial services, corporate and transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, restructuring and insolvency, real estate, and labour and employment, our lawyers have been appointed to a number of significant government panels. 

Located in a sporting and cultural hub, our Melbourne office has an established history with some of the city’s most influential organisations and major events, and has strong connections within the broader Victorian business community.

The Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 guide recognised the firm and its lawyers among leaders in Australia in the areas of Competition/Antitrust, Construction, Dispute Resolution, Employment: Victoria, Financial Services Regulation, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, Sports Law, Tax, and TMT: IT & Telecommunications.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 guide recognised the firm and its lawyers among leaders in Australia in the areas of Banking and Finance, Competition and Trade, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Energy (transactions and regulatory), Environment and Planning, Fintech and Financial Services Regulatory, Infrastructure Projects and Construction, Intellectual Property, IT and Telecoms, Labour and Employment, Labour and Employment: Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, Tax, and Transport: Aviation.

The Chambers FinTech 2024 guide recognised the firm as a leader in Australia for FinTech Legal worldwide.

The Best Lawyers in Australia™ (2024) recognised lawyers in the Melbourne office, including in the areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Asset Finance, Banking and Finance, Commercial Law, Corporate/Governance Practice, Corporate Law, Derivatives, Employee Benefits Law, Equipment Finance Law, Financial Institutions, Franchise Law, Health and Aged Care, Information Technology, Insolvency and Restructuring Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labour and Employment Law, Leasing Law, Life Sciences Practice, Litigation, Medical Negligence, Mergers & Acquisitions, Occupational Health and Safety Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Law, Private Equity Law, Project Finance and Development, Real Property Law, and Sports Law.

Australian arm of a global practice, operating from offices both on the East Coast and in Perth, and experienced in both litigation and a variety of alternative dispute resolution disciplines. Acknowledged for its expanding sector coverage, good regional connections and mid-market appeal. Well equipped to handle large, complex, cross-jurisdictional disputes, notably active on mandates generated by the recent rise of shareholder activism in Australia and similarly prominent in the consumer class action space. Also well placed to advise in connection with ASIC investigations, Royal Commissions and other regulatory inquiries.

Full-service, globally integrated IP practice that offers patent attorney service as part of the integrated team. Experience handling a number of Federal Court disputes involving patent, trade marks and registered design infringement claims. Offers expertise in trade mark rebranding, protection strategies and portfolio management. Possesses notable strength within the fashion industry, both locally and internationally, and highly active in the domestic sports sector.

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