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 growing 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 lawyers are appointed to a number of government panels and have experience advising government entities on many significant projects, which complements our extensive experience acting for some of Australia’s largest private sector organisations.
A sporting and cultural hub, the Melbourne office of K&L Gates has an established history with some of the city’s most influential organisations and major events, and has strong connections within the Victorian business community.
- The 2021 Asia-Pacific Chambers Guide recognises the firm as a leader in Australia in the areas of Competition/Antitrust; Construction; Dispute Resolution; Employment: Victoria; Financial Services Regulation; Intellectual Property; Investment Funds; Real Estate; Restructuring/Insolvency; Sports Law; and Tax.
- The 2021 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide recognises the firm as a leader in Australia in the areas of Banking and Finance; Competition and Trade; Construction; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution – Litigation; Environment and Planning; Financial Services Regulatory; IT and Telecoms; Intellectual Property; Labour and Employment; Project Development; Real Estate; Restructuring and Insolvency; and Tax.
- 27 lawyers in our Melbourne office are named among the 2021 Best Lawyers in Australia™.
- The 2021 Chambers Fintech Guide recognises the firm as a leader in Australia for FinTech Legal.