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Francis Main



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Francis Main



Frank has a broad-based practice with significant experience in corporate matters. His experience on international transactions has provided him with a strong background to effectively communicate, manage time and care for stakeholders and clients.


News & insights

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Publications: 26 NOVEMBER 2021

The Telecommunications (Security) Act: some finality at last

Following a lengthy Parliamentary passage, the Telecommunications (Security) Act 2021 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 17 November 2021. 

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News: 25 NOVEMBER 2021

A&O advises Europe’s largest private rail freight company on landmark partnerships

Allen & Overy have advised Lineas, the largest private rail freight company in Europe on landmark partnerships with Beacon Rail and Ermewa through sale-and-leasebacks of part of its rolling stock.

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Publications: 24 NOVEMBER 2021

Stages for Change: “If you’re about diversity, you need to be about all aspects of diversity”

While the commodities industry is evolving with other sectors to become a more inclusive space, it remains a predominantly male-led business.

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News: 17 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises ConnectEast on AUD1.1bn refinancing for Melbourne’s EastLink tollway

Allen & Overy has advised ConnectEast Pty Ltd (“ConnectEast”) on the AUD1.11 billion refinancing of the EastLink tollway in Melbourne. 

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WA 6000

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Admitted as a Lawyer (Western Australia), 2020


Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management & Economics), Curtin University, 2015

Postgraduate Bachelor of Laws, University of Notre Dame, 2019

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The College of Law

Pro-bono experience

  • Advising the peak body for community mental health in Western Australia on their constitutional documents
  • Advising a non-profit community based organisation that supports at-risk children in Western Australia
  • Advising the United Nations Human Rights Commission on a targeted case law review project
  • Advising the World Bank Group on their 2021 iteration of their Doing Business report