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Governor Macquarie Tower | Sydney | New South Wales | 2000 | Australia

MinterEllison's Overview

MinterEllison is one of the Asia Pacific's leading law firms. Established in Sydney in 1827, our firm today operates in Australia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom through a network of integrated offices and associated offices.

Our success has been driven by the vision of our partners, the in-depth industry expertise of our lawyers, and our commitment to work closely with clients to deliver seamless service wherever they need us.

We understand the challenges that businesses operating in a globalised marketplace face, and offer clients services that are multi-disciplinary and industry facing. Our deep understanding of how business is conducted in our region, local language skills, and proven track record for delivering outstanding work mean that clients access local experience and expertise that is informed by an international perspective.

MinterEllison's large and diverse client base includes blue-chip public and private companies, leading multinationals operating in the region, global financial institutions, government organisations and state-owned entities.

Our strong technical skills, underpinned by the ability to deliver commercially practical solutions that assist clients to achieve their business goals and objectives, have led to our firm's involvement in some of the Asia Pacific's most innovative and high-profile transactions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1865
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 15
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 890


Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Advertising
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Appraisals
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consumer Law
  • Controlled Substances
  • Copyright
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Credit
  • Customs
  • Discrimination
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distributorship Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Fraud
  • Gaming Law
  • General Practice
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Import/Export
  • Industrial Relations
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Trade
  • Internet and Cyberspace
  • Investigation Services
  • Investment Services
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Local, Municipal and State Law
  • Marketing
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medicine
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Native Peoples
  • Natural Resources
  • Patents
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Political Law
  • Privacy
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Project Financing
  • Property Management
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Research and Development
  • Risk Management
  • Science and Technology
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism & Leisure
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trade Investment
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Workers Compensation


Simon Ball

Simon BallPartner

Karl Blake

Karl BlakePartner

Chris Carr

Chris CarrPartner

Bryn Davis

Bryn DavisPartner

Tony Dhar

Tony DharPartner

Eve Eisman

Eve EismanPartner

John Elias

John EliasPartner

Jim Fox

Jim FoxPartner

Rhys Guild

Rhys GuildPartner

Alan Kenworthy

Alan KenworthyPartner, MinterEllison Revenue Group

Ben Liu

Ben LiuPartner

James Mok

James MokPartner

Lisa Ridd

Lisa RiddPartner

John Riley

John RileyPartner

Glen Sauer

Glen SauerPartner

Tom Shon

Tom ShonPartner

Chern Tan

Chern TanPartner

Glen Ward

Glen WardPartner

Tim Watkin

Tim WatkinPartner

Peter Wood

Peter WoodPartner

Of Counsel

Farzeen Anwar

Farzeen AnwarSpecial Counsel

Thomas Arnold

Thomas ArnoldSpecial Counsel

Julia Avis

Julia AvisSpecial Counsel

Sarah Barker

Sarah BarkerSpecial Counsel

Garry Beath

Garry BeathSenior Tax Counsel

Noelia Boscana

Noelia BoscanaSpecial Counsel

Sean Bradley

Sean BradleySpecial Counsel

Andrew Bradley

Andrew BradleySpecial Counsel

Richard Campbell

Richard CampbellSpecial Counsel

John Carey

John CareySpecial Counsel

Taline Chater

Taline ChaterSpecial Counsel

Caitlin Chiu

Caitlin ChiuSpecial Counsel

Gary Choy

Gary ChoySpecial Counsel

Nicola Clayton

Nicola ClaytonSpecial Counsel

Robyn Coote

Robyn CooteSpecial Counsel

Jenny Cox

Jenny CoxSpecial Counsel

Barbara de Brouwer

Barbara de BrouwerSpecial Counsel

Siobhan Doherty

Siobhan DohertySpecial Counsel

Renee Doyle

Renee DoyleSpecial Counsel

Eliza Evans

Eliza EvansSpecial Counsel

James Flowers

James FlowersSpecial Counsel

Martin Gannoni

Martin GannoniSpecial Counsel

Belinda Harding

Belinda HardingSpecial Counsel

Rachel Hill

Rachel HillSpecial Counsel

Stephen Jones

Stephen JonesSpecial Counsel

Jonathan Kelp

Jonathan KelpSpecial Counsel

Paul King

Paul KingSenior Tax Counsel

Nick King

Nick KingSpecial Counsel

Mariana Kolaroski

Mariana KolaroskiSpecial Counsel

Alice Langham

Alice LanghamSpecial Counsel

Sarah Lark

Sarah LarkSpecial Counsel

Fiona Lewis

Fiona LewisSpecial Counsel

Cynthia Li

Cynthia LiSpecial Counsel

Nick Martin

Nick MartinSpecial Counsel

Rachel McNaught

Rachel McNaughtSpecial Counsel

Zeina Milicevic

Zeina MilicevicSpecial Counsel

Rimma Miller

Rimma MillerSpecial Counsel

Matthew Missaghi

Matthew MissaghiSpecial Counsel

Joanne Moore

Joanne MooreSpecial Counsel

David Morfesi

David MorfesiSpecial Counsel

Brendan Murray

Brendan MurraySpecial Counsel

Kathleen Ng

Kathleen NgSpecial Counsel

Miranda Noble

Miranda NobleSpecial Counsel

Mark O'Sullivan

Mark O'SullivanSpecial Counsel

Julian Pinder

Julian PinderSpecial Counsel

Raffaela Pisano

Raffaela PisanoSpecial Counsel

Kate Plowman

Kate PlowmanSpecial Counsel

Tim Poisel

Tim PoiselSpecial Counsel

Kiri Purdy

Kiri PurdySpecial Counsel

Nicole Reid

Nicole ReidSpecial Counsel

Jane Salveson

Jane SalvesonSpecial Counsel

Veronica Scott

Veronica ScottSpecial Counsel

Sarah Shaw

Sarah ShawSpecial Counsel

Caroline Slade

Caroline SladeSpecial Counsel

Daniel Slater

Daniel SlaterSpecial Counsel

Amy Southwell

Amy SouthwellSpecial Counsel

Jane Spencer

Jane SpencerSpecial Counsel

Keith Tan

Keith TanSpecial Counsel

Ker Wei Tiam

Ker Wei TiamSpecial Counsel

Phillip Turner

Phillip TurnerSpecial Counsel

Liz Von Muenster

Liz Von MuensterSpecial Counsel

Olivia Warwick

Olivia WarwickSpecial Counsel

Kate Watts

Kate WattsSpecial Counsel

Geraldine Williams

Geraldine WilliamsSpecial Counsel

Henry Wong

Henry WongSpecial Counsel

Martin Wright

Martin WrightSpecial Counsel

Andrew Wright

Andrew WrightSpecial Counsel

Robert Yunan

Robert YunanSpecial Counsel


Don Clarke

Don ClarkeConsultant

Stephen Craike

Stephen CraikeExecutive Director ITNewcom

Ian Davis

Ian DavisConsultant

Kim Gordon

Kim GordonExecutive Director ITNewcom

Alex Halliday

Alex HallidaySenior Consultant

Tony Harrington AM

Tony Harrington AMChief Executive

Anton Hermann

Anton HermannDirector Pro Bono and Community Investment

Amanda Johns

Amanda JohnsSpecialist Consultant

Simon Lewis

Simon LewisExecutive Director ITNewcom

Don MacCallum

Don MacCallumConsultant

Lindsay Powers

Lindsay PowersSenior Legal Consultant

Sue Quill

Sue QuillConsultant

Kathryn Rigney

Kathryn RigneyConsultant

Mike Schubert

Mike SchubertCEO MinterEllison Rudd Watts

Mike Schubert

Mike SchubertCEO MinterEllison Rudd Watts

Mike Schubert

Mike SchubertCEO MinterEllison Rudd Watts

Mike Schubert

Mike SchubertCEO MinterEllison Rudd Watts

Mike Schubert

Mike SchubertCEO MinterEllison Rudd Watts

Claire Tait

Claire TaitConsultant

Richard West

Richard WestConsultant

Janet Young

Janet YoungChief Operating Officer

Sonia Webster

Sonia WebsterAssociate Director


Shifting Consumer Expectations in Healthcare - Its an Empowerment Game
MinterEllison, December 2017

How new technologies and changing consumer expectations is signaling disruption to the health industry and the importance of finding ways to better measure and translate patient satisfaction and outcomes. Do you know if your clinician is doing a good job? What about the track record of your surgeon? Should you be entitled to know as a consumer? The industry is being disrupted – no longer is the family GP the dispenser of all health advice. New sites like WhiteCoat and RateMds, the ‘TripAdvisors’ of the medical world - and of course social media, are posing great challenges to the long established notion that the 'doctor knows best'...

Australian Food and Agribusiness 2017
MinterEllison, July 2017

 2017 is a year of opportunity and challenge for the Australian food and agribusiness sector. We anticipate an uplift in food and agribusiness M&A activity, and have identified 6 key themes that are likely to play out in the remainder of 2017. Opportunities and Challenges – 6 key themes Three Key Opportunities 1. Global demand and population growth: rising incomes of developing nations such as China and India, coupled with evolving diets, is increasingly driving demand for high value, trusted quality foods and more diverse products...

All articles submitted by MinterEllison


Financing for Amaysim’s Acquisition of Online Energy Retailer Click Energy
MinterEllison, April 2017

Mobile service reseller, ASX-listed amaysim Australia Limited, has announced a binding agreement to acquire Australia's first online energy retailer Click Energy for A$120 million. The consideration will comprise A$80 million cash and A$40 million of scrip. MinterEllison acted for the lead arranger, CBA, on the syndicated facilities to fund the acquisition and to refinance amaysim's existing facilities with Optus. Our team was led by partner John Mosley with assistance from special counsel Caitlin Chiu, senior associate Johanna Hendry and lawyers Miriam Athanassios and Ryan Ruslim...

Minter Ellison Deal Profile: Acquisition of H-E Parts International LLC and H-E Parts Australian Holdings by Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd US$240 million
MinterEllison, January 2017

Japanese heavy machinery manufacturer Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd (Hitachi) has acquired H-E Parts International LLC and H-E Parts Australian Holdings LLC (collectively H-E Parts). H-E Parts provides solution services to the mining, quarrying, heavy construction, and materials processing. It develops, manufactures, sells and repairs aftermarket parts for, among others, mining and construction machines in Australia, USA and other markets. This acquisition completed on 21 December 2016...

All press submitted by MinterEllison

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