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Lander & Rogers is a leading independent Australian law firm operating nationally from Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.  We are the principal advisor to many publicly listed and private Australian companies and Australian subsidiaries of global companies and to international companies operating within Australia, as well as state and federal government agencies and departments. 

As a fiercely independent and truly Australian firm, our goal is to be the independent firm of choice for international companies seeking to do business in Australia.  We provide a complete suite of transactional support and commercial law services.

Our partners regularly travel to the UK, Europe, US and throughout the Asia-Pacific to develop and build on our relationships with international clients and leading independent law firms with whom we have cross-referral relationships.  We seek out firms which are "best of breed" and which share our commitment to excellence and our service ethic.  We work with firms which reflect our distinctive "Lander & Rogers culture".  This is very important to us and to our clients.

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VIDEO: Japan - the land of opportunity for Australian business? 

HP Japan land of opportunity

In this 6 minute video, the Hon. Andrew Thomson gives an update on the Japan market and where there are opportunities for Australian companies wishing to do business in Japan.

Andrew also discusses outbound Japanese M&A and JV opportunities, and considers the legal aspects of building relationships between companies where language and cultural differences exist.


Working internationally

In today's competitive business and legal environment, the need for global expertise with local connections around the world is essential. 

Through our membership of TerraLex, a leading international law network endorsed by Chambers Global, we are able to support the business interests of our clients in overseas jurisdictions. This provides our clients with access to global expertise with local connections and ensures that we can deliver a seamless service wherever their needs arise.



Japan Client Group

We established our Japan Client Group to more efficiently support the Australian investments and operations of our Japanese clients. Our Japan Client Group includes lawyers fluent in Japanese, and others who through many years working with Japanese companies and their Australian subsidiaries have a true appreciation of Japanese business culture and work processes. 

Our team has experience advising and assisting in a wide range of corporate and M&A matters, including incorporation of Australian companies, acquisitions, takeovers and takeover defence measures, joint ventures, international cross-border transactions, the application of Australia's foreign investment regulatory scheme and obtaining approval of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), as well as corporate governance and officer liability. 

In addition, we provide a wide range of legal services to Japanese clients in Australia across all manner of industries. Areas of law in which we advise include mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, property and infrastructure, insurance, financial regulation, international and domestic contracts, environmental law, intellectual property rights registration, enforcement and licensing, competition law, employment and occupational health and safety, and litigation and dispute resolution.

ランダー・アンド・ロジャース(Lander & Rogers)法律事務所は1938年にメルボルンで設立され、現在はメルボルン及びシドニーに事務所を有しています。現時点では425名以上の弁護士及び職員が在籍しています。 



企業法・M&A の問題につきましては、現地法人設立、買収及び買収防衛策、合併事業、クロスボーダーの国際取引、豪州の外資規制法の適用及び投資についての外資審議委員会(FIRB)の承認取得、コーポレート・ガバナンス及び取締役の責任、その他の幅広い分野においてアドバイスしてきた実績があります。


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Global network

TerraLex is one of the largest global networks of independent law firms comprising more than 19,000 lawyers from 155 leading independent law firms based in 100 countries. 

TerraLex members are leading business law firms in their countries with strong local practices and connections.  They are experienced in working with international clients on cross-border matters and teams of TerraLex firms regularly handle multi-jurisdiction cross-border transactions for sophisticated clients. 

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Further information

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Derek Humphery-Smith | Lead Partner, International Practice
+61 3 9269 9116
+61 413 202 222