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Australia

Allen & Overy was the first global elite law firm to commence operations in Australia. Our practice now comprises 24 hand-selected, top-tier partners, each leaders in their field, with an average of 20 years' experience.

Our Australian operations in Sydney and Perth are fully integrated into Allen & Overy's global network. The offices offer a full suite of corporate, finance (debt and equity), litigation and antitrust services. Our team includes partners and lawyers who are proficient in numerous languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Indonesian, German, French and Spanish.

Allen & Overy Australia offers the best of both worlds: the expertise and resources of a global elite law practice coupled with a leading group of senior domestic practitioners. With ease, we are able to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective legal solutions around the clock.

Since our arrival, Allen & Overy has quickly established a track record of executing both complex, unique and strategic cross-border and domestic transactions.

As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are often advising on market developments and 'firsts' around the world. In addition to this first-hand experience, we have established a 'Global Intelligence Unit' to track trends and emerging legal and commercial issues and analyse what they mean for our clients.

We are committed to offering our clients in the Australian market the expertise of our international knowledge platform and impressive global office network.

Our offices

Perth
Perth, Advanced Delivery & Solutions
  • Perth, Advanced Delivery & Solutions

    Allen & Overy

    Level 1, 146 Colin Street

    West Perth

    WA 6005

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News and insights

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Blog Post: 04 July 2022

Managing cyber security risks: key learnings from Australia’s first test case

For the first time in Australia, a court has held in an action brought by Australia’s financial services regulator, ASIC, that the failure by a company to have adequate risk management systems in…

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News: 01 July 2022

A&O advises Starwood on its financing to Blackstone for the AUD 8.9bn acquisition of Crown Resorts

Allen & Overy has advised Starwood on its financing of the acquisition by entities owned by funds managed or advised by Blackstone Inc. and its affiliates of Crown Resorts Limited, a publicly-listed…

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Publications: 04 May 2022

The UK Consumer Duty: key themes to watch

This article is the second in our series on the UK Consumer Duty and how it could impact Australian financial services providers.

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Blog Post: 07 April 2022

Waving goodbye to privilege with public disclosures

A recent judgment of the Australian Federal Court has highlighted the risk of waiving legal professional privilege if companies refer to the findings of a privileged report in public statements.

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