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O'Briens Lawyers

General Business Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 2Papua New GuineaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Compact, independent practice with in-depth knowledge of the local market and extensive experience advising clients on transactions in the energy, resources, real estate and construction sectors. Also assists inbound investors with compliance issues and maintains a noted track record in banking litigation. The team's in-country expertise also covers mergers and acquisitions.

Notable practitioners

Senior partner Steven O'Brien is a "very experienced, skilled practitioner" and "well-known player" in the Papua New Guinea market, according to separate interviewees. He has operated in this jurisdiction for nearly 30 years and principally acts on corporate finance and resources-related mandates.

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Papua New Guinea

General Business Law


Steven O'Brien
Band 3