Corrs Chambers Westgarth

International & Cross-Border Capabilities Department

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What the team is known for Corrs Chambers Westgarth uses its status as an independent Australian firm to partner with leading international firms for the provision of cross-border advice. It assists overseas clients with investment into Australia, and has a particularly strong following among technology companies and private equity fund managers seeking transactional and regulatory advice. The firm is also noted for its experience representing clients in international arbitration concerning infrastructure, energy and engineering disputes.

Major global clients headquartered in the USA, Asia and Europe praise the firm's efficient handling of cross-jurisdictional mandates, and Australian asset managers attest to the benefits of its relationships with overseas experts in their industry. Australian clients also highlight the firm's success in handling disputes with international suppliers.

Strengths One client recommends the firm's legal and commercial strategy with regard to "local and overseas proceedings in Australia and the USA," and another interviewee confirms its lawyers' "experience and ability to get to the nub of the issue and offer good suggestions" on UK law disputes.