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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
  • 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
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  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Research and Development
  • Risk Management
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  • Taxation
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  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism & Leisure
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  • Trade Investment
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
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  • Venture Capital
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Simon Ball

Simon BallPartner

Karl Blake

Karl BlakePartner

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

Anne Ko

Anne KoPartner

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

Mark Weenink

Mark WeeninkManaging Partner Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Peter Wood

Peter WoodPartner

Steven Yip

Steven YipPartner

Of Counsel

Katrina Alidenes

Katrina AlidenesSpecial 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

Nick King

Nick KingSpecial Counsel

Paul King

Paul KingSenior Tax 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

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

Andrew Wright

Andrew WrightSpecial Counsel

Martin Wright

Martin 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

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

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


A New Financial Services Landscape: Post-Royal Commission in a COVID-19 World
MinterEllison, October 2020

For the financial services sector, 2020 was to be the year of rebuilding after the royal commission reckoning of 2018-2019. But with 2020 presenting circumstances that were previously unimaginable, the sector – like the entire Australian economy – has a whole new set of challenges to face… As 2020 ticks on, the financial services industry is grappling with new challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn. The industry's role pivoted almost overnight as the community and government required immediate support to manage COVID-19's impacts. This role will continue as Australia faces its first recession in 29 years...

Five Priorities for Enhancing Risk Culture in a COVID-19 World
MinterEllison, July 2020

As organisations start planning their post COVID-19 workforce arrangements, leaders need to consider how these new and amended work practices will help or hinder their efforts to strengthen their risk culture. While having a distributed workforce increases some challenges to improving risk culture, it also provides opportunities which need to be embraced. It is becoming increasingly clear that the post COVID-19 workplace will be very different to what it was before the pandemic...

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MinterEllison Assists Nuveen in $285m Sale of Brisbane Shopping Centre
MinterEllison, May 2020

In a positive sign that COVID-19 restrictions are not adversely affecting the completion of deals, the sale of 75% of Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre in Brisbane has successfully completed. MinterEllison advised US based investment manager, Nuveen Global on the sale to existing co-owner YFG Shopping Centres Pty Ltd as trustee for the Fu Family Trust for $285 million. The deal was negotiated in March 2020, just prior to the commencement of COVID-19 restrictions and settled on 12 May 2020. The Fu Family Trust family now owns 100% of the shopping centre...

MinterEllison Advises on $1 Billion Fund for Delivering Green Build-to-Rent Housing
MinterEllison, March 2020

MinterEllison has acted for Qualitas on the establishment of the A$1billion Qualitas Build-to-Rent Impact Fund (the Fund) which will finance the construction and management of energy efficient, low emissions build-to-rent residential buildings in Australia. The Fund is the first property debt fund in Australia to elevate its minimum sustainability criteria into its investment criteria, as well as being Australia's first dedicated build-to-rent debt platform. "Build-to-rent" housing is purpose-built residential rental accommodation, owned by institutions and designed to meet the needs of residents...

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