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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.


  • Lawyers Worldwide: 890

Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Industrial Relations
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Privatization
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Tourism & Leisure


Elisabeth Ellis

Elisabeth EllisManaging Partner Ulaanbaatar

Mark Green

Mark GreenPartner

Anne Ko

Anne KoPartner

Yi Yi Wu

Yi Yi WuPartner and Chief Representative

Steven Yip

Steven YipPartner


A tale of two telcos: matching rights and blocking stakes in recent schemes of arrangement
MinterEllison, June 2016

A recent wave of consolidation in the telecommunications sector has seen TPG Telecom acquire iiNet for $1.6 billion, Vocus Communications acquire Amcom Telecommunications for $653 million and Vocus acquire M2 Group in a 'merger of equals' valued at $3.0 billion. These three transactions have now created two industry powerhouses – TPG and Vocus. All three transactions were implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement between the notional target and its shareholders. Schemes are often regarded as relatively inflexible compared to a takeover bid in responding to changing circumstances (including the emergence of rival proposals)...

Health & Ageing sector - increasing investment opportunities
MinterEllison, March 2016

Increased deal activity is likely in Australia's health and aged care sector in 2016, driven by:• investment interest from China• Australian players targeting outbound opportunities through joint ventures and partnerships; andAll articles submitted by MinterEllison


MinterEllison Advised Brookfield Office Properties in Sale of Iconic Sydney King Street Wharf Property for A$525 Million
MinterEllison, June 2016

In the largest single office property deal in the Sydney market in the past two years, Brookfield Office Properties has sold Macquarie Group Building 1 in the King Street Wharf precinct for A$525 million to Charter Hall. The purchase is a joint venture between Charter Hall Core Plus Office and Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing's pan-Asian fund. MinterEllison advised Brookfield Office Properties in the sale, marking the culmination of our firm's involvement in the life cycle of this iconic building...

MinterEllison launches flexible lawyer business
MinterEllison, April 2016

Today, MinterEllison launches MinterEllison Flex, a new business that gives clients access to specialist contract lawyers to flexibly cover or boost their in-house capacity and capability. The business, which the firm has piloted for six months as part of its innovation program, has already placed contract lawyers within clients' businesses and built a pool of talent in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. MinterEllison's Head of Innovation, partner Andrew Cunningham, said there is strong demand for contract lawyers and that clients are particularly looking for providers who can give them confidence about the quality of the talent on offer...

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