MinterEllison

Legal Services | Australia
tel: +61 2 9921 8888 | fax: +61 2 9921 8123
Governor Macquarie Tower | Level 40, 1 Farrer Place | Sydney | New South Wales | 2000 | Australia

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
Lawyers Worldwide: 1070

Notable

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

Sarah   Sinclair

Sarah Sinclair

Chair and Partner
Wissam  Abwi

Wissam Abwi

Partner
Simon  Ball

Simon Ball

Partner
Sarah  Barker

Sarah Barker

Partner and Head of Climate Risk Governance
James  Beaton

James Beaton

Partner
Marcus  Best

Marcus Best

Partner
Peter  Block

Peter Block

Partner
Sean  Bradley

Sean Bradley

Partner
Virginia  Briggs

Virginia Briggs

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
Nick  Broome

Nick Broome

Partner
Max  Cameron

Max Cameron

Partner
Greg  Carfoot

Greg Carfoot

Partner
Geoff  Carter

Geoff Carter

Partner
Shaun  Clyne

Shaun Clyne

Partner
Peter  Coats

Peter Coats

Partner
Owen  Cooper

Owen Cooper

Partner, Infrastructure Industry Leader
Stephen  Craike

Stephen Craike

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Andrew  Cunningham

Andrew Cunningham

Managing Partner Consulting Solutions and Innovation
Ashish  Das

Ashish Das

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Bryn  Davis

Bryn Davis

Partner
Kylie  Diwell

Kylie Diwell

Partner
Geread   Dooley

Geread Dooley

Partner & Japan Practice Leader
Kristy  Edser

Kristy Edser

Office Managing Partner
Eve  Eisman

Eve Eisman

Partner
John  Elias

John Elias

Partner
Juliet  Fay

Juliet Fay

Partner*
Haydn  Flack

Haydn Flack

Partner
Ron  Forster

Ron Forster

Partner
Jim  Fox

Jim Fox

Partner
Andrea  Frank

Andrea Frank

Partner
Ross  Freeman

Ross Freeman

Managing Partner, Disputes, Competition and Insurance
Jeremy  Geale

Jeremy Geale

Partner
Rhys  Guild

Rhys Guild

Partner
Andrew   Hales

Andrew Hales

Partner
Simon  Harvey

Simon Harvey

Partner
Matthew  Hibbins

Matthew Hibbins

Office Managing Partner
James  Hutton

James Hutton

Partner
Shyama  Jayaswal

Shyama Jayaswal

Partner and Patent Attorney
Gareth  Jolly

Gareth Jolly

Partner
Owen  Kiely

Owen Kiely

Partner
Sarah  Lark

Sarah Lark

Partner
Michael  Lawson

Michael Lawson

Partner, Financial Services Industry Leader
Leon  Levine

Leon Levine

Partner
Simon  Lewis

Simon Lewis

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Ben  Liu

Ben Liu

Partner
Nigel  Lokan

Nigel Lokan

Partner and Patent Attorney
Mary  MacLeod

Mary MacLeod

Partner
Daniel  Marks

Daniel Marks

Partner
Debbie  McLaughlin

Debbie McLaughlin

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Rimma  Miller

Rimma Miller

Partner
James  Mok

James Mok

Partner
James  Momsen

James Momsen

Partner
Joanne  Moore

Joanne Moore

Partner
Joseph  Pace

Joseph Pace

Partner
Lili  Pan

Lili Pan

Sr. Associate & Executive Director-China Business
Paul  Paxton

Paul Paxton

Partner
Kate  Plowman

Kate Plowman

Partner
Peter  Poulos

Peter Poulos

Partner
Michelle  Power

Michelle Power

Managing Partner, Markets
Lisa  Ridd

Lisa Ridd

Partner
John  Riley

John Riley

Partner
Cameron  Ross

Cameron Ross

Partner
Keith  Rovers

Keith Rovers

Partner
Paul  Schoff

Paul Schoff

Partner
Tom  Shon

Tom Shon

Partner
John  Steven

John Steven

Partner
Claire   Tait

Claire Tait

Partner
Chern  Tan

Chern Tan

Partner
David  Taylor

David Taylor

Partner
Ker Wei  Tiam

Ker Wei Tiam

Partner
Luke  Walker

Luke Walker

Partner
Glen  Ward

Glen Ward

Partner
Tim  Watkin

Tim Watkin

Partner
Amanda  Watt

Amanda Watt

Partner
Ana-Maria  Wilson

Ana-Maria Wilson

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Peter  Wood

Peter Wood

Managing Partner Infrastructure, Construction and Property
Donna  Worthington

Donna Worthington

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Robert  Yunan

Robert Yunan

Partner

Of Counsel

Thomas  Arnold

Thomas Arnold

Special Counsel
Eliza  Bartlett

Eliza Bartlett

Special Counsel
Anna  Capsanis

Anna Capsanis

Special Counsel
John  Carey

John Carey

Special Counsel
Taline  Chater

Taline Chater

Special Counsel
Jonathan  Chow

Jonathan Chow

Special Counsel
Gary  Choy

Gary Choy

Special Counsel
Barbara  de Brouwer

Barbara de Brouwer

Special Counsel
Eliza  Evans Gracey

Eliza Evans Gracey

Special Counsel
Nick   Ferguson

Nick Ferguson

Special Counsel
Belinda  Harding

Belinda Harding

Special Counsel
Chris  Keane

Chris Keane

Special Counsel
Paul  King

Paul King

Senior Tax Counsel
Michelle  Knight

Michelle Knight

Special Counsel
Cara  Lang

Cara Lang

Special Counsel
Fiona  Lewis

Fiona Lewis

Special Counsel
Cynthia  Li

Cynthia Li

Special Counsel
Kathleen  Ng

Kathleen Ng

Special Counsel
Teresa  Pang

Teresa Pang

Special Counsel
Raffaela  Pisano

Raffaela Pisano

Special Counsel
Nicole  Reid

Nicole Reid

Special Counsel
Jane  Salveson

Jane Salveson

Special Counsel
Daniel  Slater

Daniel Slater

Special Counsel
Jacinta  Smith

Jacinta Smith

Special Counsel
Andrew  Stone

Andrew Stone

Special Counsel
Keith  Tan

Keith Tan

Special Counsel
Chris   Tang

Chris Tang

Special Counsel
Matthew  Thomson

Matthew Thomson

Special Counsel
Liz  Von Muenster

Liz Von Muenster

Special Counsel
Amy  Walsh

Amy Walsh

Special Counsel
Olivia  Warwick

Olivia Warwick

Special Counsel
Geraldine  Williams

Geraldine Williams

Special Counsel
Todd  Woodland

Todd Woodland

Special Counsel
Andrew  Wright

Andrew Wright

Special Counsel

Other

Mandy   Bancroft

Mandy Bancroft

Executive Director, MinterEllison Consulting
Ethna  Caulfield

Ethna Caulfield

Associate
Jade  Chow

Jade Chow

Associate
Rahoul   Chowdry*

Rahoul Chowdry*

Senior Advisor
Jeff  Curtis

Jeff Curtis

Director, MinterEllison Consulting
Ian  Davis OAM

Ian Davis OAM

Consultant, Head of Private Wealth
Lindon  Egan

Lindon Egan

Chief Operating Officer
Loren  Harper

Loren Harper

Associate
David  Inglis AM

David Inglis AM

Senior Consultant Corporate, International Trade & Foreign Investment
Mark  Konza

Mark Konza

Consultant
David  Morfesi

David Morfesi

Director, International Trade
Lindsay  Powers

Lindsay Powers

Senior Legal Consultant
Kathryn  Rigney

Kathryn Rigney

Consultant
Kay   Salvair Smith

Kay Salvair Smith

Consultant, MinterEllison Consulting
Shaheen  Saud

Shaheen Saud

Head of Data and Analytics
Mark  Standen

Mark Standen

Consultant
James  Turner

James Turner

Director, MinterEllison Consulting
Cécile  Walton

Cécile Walton

Director, MinterEllison Consulting
John  Whitehouse

John Whitehouse

Consultant
Sonia  Webster

Sonia Webster

Associate Director

Articles

Restrictions for Queensland Care Workers Based on COVID-19 Vaccination Status

From 4 August 2021, there are differing restrictions placed on the ability of workers in locked down areas in Queensland to attend work in a hospital, aged care or disability setting, even if that work would ordinarily be essential work. Importantly, the Direction is one of the first in Australia to draw a distinction between a vaccinated person (being a person who has received the prescribed doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination) and an unvaccinated person...

Restrictions for Queensland Care Workers Based on COVID-19 Vaccination Status

From 4 August 2021, there are differing restrictions placed on the ability of workers in locked down areas in Queensland to attend work in a hospital, aged care or disability setting, even if that work would ordinarily be essential work. Importantly, the Direction is one of the first in Australia to draw a distinction between a vaccinated person (being a person who has received the prescribed doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination) and an unvaccinated person...

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Press

MinterEllison advised on VicRoads Modernisation project

MinterEllison advised the Victorian Government on the VicRoads Modernisation project, announced last week. MinterEllison is proud to have assisted the Victorian government to deliver this important project for the benefit of all Victorians. Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas and Minister for Roads and Road Safety Ben Carroll last week announced the outcome of the 15-month VicRoads Modernisation process. It will establish a 40-year partnership in which the Government retains ownership of VicRoads, while generating $7.9 billion in upfront proceeds for the State, which will be invested in the new Victorian Future Fund to help manage Victoria's pandemic debt...

MinterEllison Advises Ena Respiratory to Enable Investment into COVID-19 Treatment

Ena Respiratory Pty Ltd has received $32 million investment backed by Andrew Forrest's Minderoo Foundation, Brandon Capital and Uniseed towards a nasal spray that could assist in the treatment of COVID-19. MinterEllison has advised Ena Respiratory Pty Ltd, an investee company of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund managed by Brandon Capital, on its demerger and transformative funding round for the development of its INNA-051 spray. The spray is soon to start human studies, and could be used to treat several respiratory viruses, including COVID-19...

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