Firm profile submitted by Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Chairman: Stephen Price
Chief Executive Officer & Senior Partner: Gavin MacLaren
Number of partners: 120
Number of lawyers: 600+
Languages:Afrikaans, Arabic, Australian sign language, Bangla, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lebanese Arabic, Macedonian, Malay (Bahasa Malaysia), Persian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog (Filipino dialect), Tamil, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm, with strong international alliances. The firm is recognised for its innovation, quality advice and client-driven approach. Through key partnering relationships in the Asia-Pacific and globally, Corrs is able to pursue strategic outcomes for corporations and government, both nationally and across borders.
Corrs is committed to providing legal advice grounded in commercial understanding. Moving beyond the traditional legal needs of clients, the firm works to gain an intimate knowledge of wider industry and business issues. Lawyers support clients with market-relevant advice and insight for high level decision making.
As one of Australia’s best recognised firms, Corrs is proud of its reputation for excellence. Its lawyers are consistently involved in some of the largest and most significant transactions in Australia and globally.
Corrs is ideally placed to meet the needs of clients with cross-border transactions and projects. The firm is noted for its extensive involvement in the Asia-Pacific region, including China and India and Papua New Guinea, and has established strong connections with regulators, government, policy makers and trade agencies. Corrs sits at the fore of business and policy development and is focused on facilitating transactions at every level throughout Australia, the Asia-Pacific and internationally. Corrs lawyers further strengthen global ties through the firm’s leading international secondment program.
Memberships: TAXAND, International Bar Association (IBA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), Employment Law Alliance, World Bank & Asia Development Bank, International Project Finance Association.