Melbourne is home to our largest office in the Asia Pacific region. Our lawyers have distinguished themselves across all areas of law, including in the growth areas of fintech, fashion, sports, franchising, and startups.
Our Melbourne lawyers have received both peer-based and independent awards and accolades in the areas of financial services, corporate and transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, restructuring and insolvency, real estate, and labour and employment. Our appointment to a number of government panels and our experience advising government entities on many significant projects complements our extensive experience acting for some of Australia’s largest private sector organisations.
A sporting and cultural hub, Melbourne attracts more than two and a half million international visitors every year. K&L Gates has an established history with some of the city’s most influential organisations and major events, and our teams have strong connections with the Melbourne business community.
- The 2020 Asia-Pacific Chambers guide recognised the firm among leaders in Australia in the areas of Capital Markets: US Law, Competition/Antitrust, Construction, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Financial Services Regulation, Health & Safety, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Life Sciences, Private Equity, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, Sports Law, and Tax.
- The firm was ranked among leaders in Australia in the areas of Banking and Finance, Competition and Trade, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Development, Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, and Tax by the 2020 Asia-Pacific Legal 500 guide.