MinterEllison is an international law firm, headquartered in Australia and regarded as one of the Asia-Pacific's premier law firms.

We have a clear goal – to be our clients' best partner. We put the client at the center of everything we do and partner with them to deliver truly innovative solutions.
We also think beyond the law, offering clients advisers who are multi-disciplinary and industry-facing to help them realize their strategic goals, grasp business opportunities and create value for their stakeholders.

The firm's specialist lawyers have built a pre-eminent reputation as corporate legal advisers in cross-border transactions and in industry sectors that are key to Asia-Pacific region's economic growth – banking and financial services, infrastructure, energy and resources, manufacturing, telecommunications, property development and international trade.

The firm prides itself on delivering cross-border seamless service, technical excellence and commercial, practical, results-oriented advice. Clients agree, saying: "One of the firm’s major strengths is client service. The lawyers are always available and will work around the clock" (Chambers Asia Pacific); "The lawyers have excellent knowledge and take the time to understand the needs of the client" (Chambers Global); "The firm provides outstanding strategic commercial advice" (Legal 500: Asia Pacific) and "MinterEllison has a top practice and a very strong team" (IFLR 1000).

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

WLG News

World Law Group is pleased to announce that several of our member firms have been recognized at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia-Pacific Awards this year.

Legal Update

In a fast, reactive environment, how can organizations prepare for disruption? MinterEllison explores how to work your way through issues and maximize opportunities to bounce back at the end of a crisis.

Legal Update

The global sanctions web has increased complexity for businesses managing their legal, commercial, and reputational risks when operating in or dealing with sanctioned countries. The ever-increasing scope of the coordinated Russia/Ukraine-related sanctions, including Australia and New Zealand, has brought compliance into sharp focus.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction


Sydney, New South Wales
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Darwin, Northern Territory
Brisbane, Queensland
Adelaide, South Australia
Melbourne, Victoria
Perth, Western

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions


England, London


Beijing Shanghai
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar

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First Fifteen (Young Lawyers)
First Fifteen (Young Lawyers)
Practice Groups
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Compliance & Investigations
Compliance & Investigations
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