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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.

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

    Level 1, 146 Colin Street

    West Perth

    WA 6005

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News and insights

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News: 11 January 2023

Allen & Overy announces new senior appointment in Perth

Allen & Overy has announced the appointment of David Jenaway as Office Managing Partner for Perth, effective 1 February.

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Publications: 20 December 2022

Catching lightning in a bottle: Regulatory developments concerning crypto assets in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia

Depending on who you talk to, crypto assets represent either the most significant evolutionary shift in finance since coins were minted or the greatest bubble since tulips.

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News: 07 December 2022

A&O launches its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan

Reconciliation Australia welcomes Allen & Overy to the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) programme with the formal endorsement of its ‘Reflect’ RAP.

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News: 05 December 2022

Allen & Overy bolsters its leveraged finance practice with the hire of Marnie Fels in Sydney

Allen & Overy has announced the appointment of leveraged and acquisition finance expert Marnie Fels. Marnie will be joining A&O in Sydney as a partner in the Asia Pacific Banking practice and Global…

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