Located in the capital of resource-rich Western Australia, our Perth office supports local and national clients, as well as a growing number of international clients.
Our corporate team supports clients with transformational mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, and governance in the mining, oil and gas, agribusiness, and startup industries.
In addition to servicing the construction, mining, and oil and gas industries as well as the large labour forces those companies supervise, our lawyers advise a broad range of owners, developers, and investors on their acquisitions and disposals, subdivisions, leasing, due diligence, agricultural, and aged care matters.
Our litigation and dispute resolution teams have knowledge in a number of sectors, including mining, oil and gas, sports, and insolvency. We have handled some of Perth’s most complex and significant litigations, coronial inquests, and regulatory investigations.
Located in the same time zone as 60% of the world’s population, our lawyers are ideally placed to support the extraordinary levels of inbound investment into the resources, agribusiness, and property investment sectors in Australia. We also support companies with their projects and outbound investment into locations such as Africa, Canada, Asia, and South America.
- K&L Gates was one of 15 Australian firms named to the Australasian Lawyer’s 2020 Innovative Law Firms list, recognising firms at the forefront of innovation. K&L Gates was noted for its use of visual communication, client portals, and artificial intelligence, among other areas.
- The 2020 Asia-Pacific Chambers guide recognises the firm as a leader in Australian in the areas of Competition/Antitrust; Construction; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Financial Services Regulation; Intellectual Property; 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 and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property; Project Development; Real Estate; Regulatory Compliance and Investigations; Restructuring and Insolvency; Tax in the 2020 Asia-Pacific Legal 500 guide.
- Four lawyers in our Perth office are named among the 2020 Best Lawyers in Australia.