Our Pacific Region Group has substantial experience in advising foreign companies in relation to their investments and operations in Australia and more generally in the Pacific region. Through our specialist lawyers and our network of local lawyers, we also focus on assisting Australian and foreign investors with their investments in the French speaking markets (including Western African countries, New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis & Futuna).
Members of our team are lawyers who have worked in France and Australia, are fluent in French and English and understand the French, Australian and Pacific Island legal systems, businesses and cultures. Our lawyers regularly visit France and the Pacific Islands and have close ties with many businesses and lawyers in these regions.
We are actively involved in the Australian, French and Pacific Island business community through business organisations such as the French-Australian Chamber of Commerce, the Australia-Pacific Islands Business Council, the Australia-Papua New Guinea Business Council and the Australia-Fiji Business Council.
We provide the following services to our clients in the Pacific Regions:
- general commercial law
- corporate Law
- mergers and acquisitions
- corporate governance
- energy and resources
- French-English and English-French legal translations.