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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

International Trade/WTO

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What the team is known for

Corrs Chambers Westgarth maintains an experienced team that advises clients from both the public and private sectors. Particularly adept at advising overseas companies on anti-dumping investigations, and has noteworthy expertise in China-related cases. Assists clients from a range of industries, including the technology, manufacturing and agriculture sectors. Regularly instructed on matters relating to new legislation and sanctions. Notable clients include the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance and the Kam Kiu Aluminium Group.

Strengths

A client observes: "I knew Corrs Chambers Westgarth would provide quality legal services, which they did," going on to say: "I tend to use Corrs almost exclusively and I have usually had no need to go elsewhere."

Work highlights

Corrs Chambers Westgarth acted for Malaysian and Australian elements of the Press Metal Group in respect of two anti-dumping investigations of aluminium exported to Australia from Malaysia and of a review of early measures taken with regard to this trade.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Korbel heads the international trade practice from the Sydney office and is a well-regarded figure in the market, notable for his frequent advice to clients in relation to anti-dumping disputes and import restriction matters. A client who "regularly seeks and relies upon his advice" says that that advice "is incisive and commercially focused, but is always supported by jurisprudence and by his extensive experience and expertise."

Lizzie Knight is a Sydney-based partner who advises extensively on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, bringing to the table particularly extensive experience in the handling of large-scale foreign investments in Australia. Characterised by one client as "an expert in corporate law who is excellent in assisting with FIRB applications for our investments," she is praised by another for "taking the time to anticipate client issues, identify commercial risks and provide practical, commercially minded solutions."

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International Trade/WTO

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Location

Level 17, 8 Chifley, 8-12 Chifley Square, NSW 2000

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

2000

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Lizzie Knight
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International Trade/WTO


Andrew Korbel
Band 2