General Business Law Department

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What the team is known for Well-established commercial firm with noted capabilities in finance, real estate transactions and M&A work. Also houses an active litigation practice, including expertise relating to public policy and constitutional law. Increasingly active on work relating to debt recovery and stressed assets. Especially busy for international clients across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, as well as domestic clients.

Strengths The firm earns praise from market commentators for the strength of its international networks.

Another source reports: "We work with Howards and they are excellent."

Notable practitioners

William Wylie Clarke
is highly regarded by sources across the Pacific Islands region, with one noting that "he is a sophisticated operator." He has a wide-ranging practice which includes advising on M&A, banking and real estate matters, as well as aviation finance.