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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



Jonathon   Blackford

Jonathon Blackford

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Cameron  Charlton

Cameron Charlton

Managing Partner Infrastructure, Construction & Property
Katie  Clark

Katie Clark

Ashish  Das

Ashish Das

Partner, MinterEllison Consulting
Shane  Evans

Shane Evans

Partner, Health Industry Leader
Tom   Fletcher

Tom Fletcher

Partner, Education Industry Leader
Trent  Forno

Trent Forno

Tim   Hanmore

Tim Hanmore

Victoria  Hepburn

Victoria Hepburn

Office Managing Partner
Antra  Hood

Antra Hood

Ian  Lockhart

Ian Lockhart

Tim   Lynch

Tim Lynch

Robin  Lyons

Robin Lyons

Paul   Muscat

Paul Muscat

David  Pearce

David Pearce

Sonja  Read

Sonja Read

Joel  Reid

Joel Reid

Andrew  Rentoul

Andrew Rentoul

Chairman, Partner
Adrian  Rich

Adrian Rich

Simon  Scott

Simon Scott

Partner, Energy & Resources Industry Leader
Dan  Williams

Dan Williams


Of Counsel

Richard   Abraham

Richard Abraham

Special Counsel
Katrina  Alidenes

Katrina Alidenes

Special Counsel
Megan  Arends

Megan Arends

Special Counsel
Simon  Batten

Simon Batten

Special Counsel
Dr Craig  Bowie

Dr Craig Bowie

Special Counsel
Charlotte  Dignan

Charlotte Dignan

Special Counsel
Leyla  Dixon

Leyla Dixon

Special Counsel
Megan  Fairweather

Megan Fairweather

Special Counsel
Wayne  Fellows

Wayne Fellows

Special Counsel
Sarah  Ferrett

Sarah Ferrett

Special Counsel
Benjamin   Fox

Benjamin Fox

Special Counsel
Nicole  Gordon

Nicole Gordon

Special Counsel
Steven   Grant

Steven Grant

Special Counsel
Mark  Jenvey

Mark Jenvey

Special Counsel
Sian  Keast

Sian Keast

Special Counsel
Lynne  Kozak

Lynne Kozak

Special Counsel
Gary  Lanham

Gary Lanham

Special Counsel
John  Letizia

John Letizia

Special Counsel
Cathy  Lyndon

Cathy Lyndon

Special Counsel
Petrina  Macpherson

Petrina Macpherson

Special Counsel
Nicole  Morgan

Nicole Morgan

Special Counsel
Rhian   O'Sullivan

Rhian O'Sullivan

Special Counsel
Kate  Pennicott

Kate Pennicott

Special Counsel
Robert  Reed

Robert Reed

Special Counsel
Rachel   Rouyanian

Rachel Rouyanian

Special Counsel
Giuseppe   Russo

Giuseppe Russo

Special Counsel
Emma   Ryan

Emma Ryan

Special Counsel
Patrick   Sefton

Patrick Sefton

Special Counsel
Clare  Turner

Clare Turner

Special Counsel
Jennifer  Veiga

Jennifer Veiga

Special Counsel and Director, National Workplace Investigations Team
Sarah  Walters

Sarah Walters

Special Counsel
Toby   Walthall

Toby Walthall

Special Counsel
Mark  Wheelahan

Mark Wheelahan

Special Counsel
Pawel  Zielinski

Pawel Zielinski

Special Counsel


Taya   Hunt

Taya Hunt

Director of Migration Services
Anushri   Vyas

Anushri Vyas

Director, MinterEllison Consulting


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