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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: 1070


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


Of Counsel

Katrina Alidenes

Katrina AlidenesSpecial Counsel

Craig Bowie

Craig BowieSpecial Counsel

Katie Clark

Katie ClarkSpecial Counsel

Robert Dufek

Robert DufekSpecial Counsel

Megan Fairweather

Megan FairweatherSpecial Counsel

Wayne Fellows

Wayne FellowsSpecial Counsel

Kathryn Finlayson

Kathryn FinlaysonSpecial Counsel

Matthew Glenn

Matthew GlennSpecial Counsel

Nicole Gordon

Nicole GordonSpecial Counsel

Gary Lanham

Gary LanhamSpecial Counsel

Cathy Lyndon

Cathy LyndonSpecial Counsel

Deanna McMaster

Deanna McMasterSpecial Counsel

Leah Mooney

Leah MooneySpecial Counsel

Sonja Read

Sonja ReadSpecial Counsel

Robert Reed

Robert ReedSpecial Counsel

Joel Reid

Joel ReidSpecial Counsel

Clare Turner

Clare TurnerSpecial Counsel

Jennifer Veiga

Jennifer VeigaSpecial Counsel

Michael Vickery

Michael VickerySpecial Counsel

Mark Wheelahan

Mark WheelahanSpecial Counsel


Richard Abraham

Richard AbrahamHead of Native Title

Denis Gately

Denis GatelyConsultant

Ross Landsberg

Ross LandsbergConsultant

Nicole Sinclair

Nicole SinclairConsultant


Australian Renewables Report 2021: Positive Outlook for Investing in Australian Renewables
MinterEllison, March 2021

What does 2021 hold for investors in Australian renewables? We ask 100 Australian and overseas investors in the renewable energy sector for their insights. We compare our findings today to those from 2019. This report explores the current trends shaping the Australian renewable energy market, in addition to the main drivers behind deals, opportunity sectors and challenges facing investors. This is our second Australian Renewables Report presenting domestic and global views on opportunities and challenges shaping the sector...

Distressed Debt and Special Situations
MinterEllison, October 2020

Facing Australia's first recession in 30 years, Australian businesses are attempting to steer a course not only for survival but for the growth needed to be a viable long term. But alongside uncertainty comes opportunity. Our new report, prepared in partnership with Acuris, explores the key steps for companies and investors to take advantage of the opportunities – and decisive, informed and proactive action is critical. As the economic impact of COVID-19 continues to affect Australian businesses across all industries, a range of temporary government measures may be delaying inevitable restructurings and insolvencies...

All articles submitted by MinterEllison


MinterEllison Helps Deliver Victoria's Largest Ever Health Infrastructure Investment
MinterEllison, March 2021

After months of rigorous negotiations with the winning consortium, The Hon. Martin Foley, Minister for Health, has signed the contracts that will deliver the $1.5 billion new Footscray Hospital Project. The new Footscray Hospital will support the increasing demand from Melbourne’s booming western suburbs, ensuring families can get the care they need close to home. This is the largest ever health infrastructure investment in the state's history. MinterEllison's involvement in this project highlights their commitment to delivering ambitious infrastructure projects that have significant social and economic impact...

MinterEllison Wins Contract to Advise UK Government Free Trade Agreement Negotiations with Australia and New Zealand
MinterEllison, November 2020

The UK government has appointed MinterEllison (Australia) and MinterEllisonRuddWatts (New Zealand) in partnership with UK firm, Hogan Lovells, to advise on the negotiations of the UK-Australia and UK-New Zealand free trade agreements. “Both trade agreements are top priorities for the UK government, and will boost trade and strengthen investment post Brexit between long standing 'friends' and like-minded economies. MinterEllison and MinterEllisonRuddWatts present a unique Trans-Tasman international trade offering,” said Jeremy Blackshaw, Managing Partner, International for MinterEllison. The firms will be advising on the negotiation and implementation of the Agreements...

All press submitted by MinterEllison

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