Guide to doing business in Australia

Supporting Foreign Investment in the Australian Market.

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Lander & Rogers is a leading independent Australian law firm servicing the commercial legal needs of listed and unlisted foreign and domestic clients, and all levels of government.

We’re renowned for award-winning client service and providing advice that’s practical, pragmatic and easily understood.

Established in 1946, Lander & Rogers now has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane from which we service all Australian jurisdictions.

The size of our firm means that we have the capacity to undertake large matters while remaining flexible enough to ensure that we are highly responsive and visible to our clients.

While we are fiercely independent and proudly Australian, we are also globally connected as the exclusive Australian member of the largest worldwide network of independent law firms, TerraLex. We are ideally positioned to help our clients with their international needs.

As a values-driven firm, we are active in supporting community and minimising our impact on the environment, leveraging our legal capability and innovation resources to impact meaningful change.

This commitment is embedded in our culture and forms part of our firm strategy.

Cross-border work

We focus on foreign investment into Australia including acquisitions, divestments, joint business structures, restructures, and operational legal requirements.

Our goal is to be the independent firm of choice for international companies seeking to do business in Australia. Our partners travel throughout Asia-Pacific, to the UK, Europe and the US. We develop and build on our strong relationships with international clients and other leading independent law firms around the world. We seek out firms that share our commitment to excellence and exceptional client service, and work with firms that reflect our distinctive culture.

Key sectors

Our key sectors are:

  • Financial Services and Insurance
  • Retail and Supply Chain
  • Energy and Resources
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure and Construction
  • Technology and Digital
  • Education
  • Sport
  • Biosciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Private Clients
  • Government

Your guide to doing business in Australia

Navigating the unique legal, compliance and statutory requirements of conducting business in a foreign country or region can be complex for the most experienced operator.

Lander & Rogers' comprehensive guide presents the key considerations for foreign organisations doing business in Australia, covering:

  • The structure of governments | Legal and tax systems
  • The banking and financial services sector | Establishing a business
  • Requirements for foreign investors | Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions | Foreign Investment Review Board oversight
  • Intellectual property | Industrial relations | Work health and safety
  • Exports and imports | Privacy and data protection, and much more.

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