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Smarter Lawcast

Welcome to Smarter Lawcast, the official podcast of Hall & Wilcox, a leading independent Australian law firm. We pride ourselves on our Smarter Law approach, where we work with our clients to creatively solve their legal and business challenges. Tune in to be educated and entertained by our experts’ take on topical legal issues.

Season 5: Doing business in Australia

Our international experts outline all you need to know to do business in Australia.

  • How to enter the Australian market
  • Australia's employment and visa issues
  • All about Australia's foreign investment review board (FIRB)
  • Australia’s dispute resolution process
  • Australian Customs: compliance requirements

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Media Release| 04 Jul 2024

Hall & Wilcox advises CHG-Meridian on acquisition of Maia Financial asset portfolio

We advised CHG-Meridian, a leading global technology2use company, on its acquisition of Maia Financial’s commercial leasing portfolio.

Featured Thinking

Corporate & Commercial| 08 Jul 2024

Anti-siphoning reforms and new prominence framework

We outline everything you need to know about the Communications Legislation Amendment (Prominence and Anti-siphoning) Act 2024 (Cth).

Key contacts

Oliver Jankowsky
Partner & Head of International Practice
  • Fluent in German - Native speaker

Oliver is a corporate and commercial lawyer, with particular expertise in advising foreign clients on cross-border transactions.

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Mark is an employment lawyer experienced in litigious and non-litigious applications of employment and industrial relations law.

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Our team

Jacqui Barrett
Partner & Head of US Desk

Jacqui assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, capital raisings and managed investment schemes.

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  • Fluent in French - Conversational | German - Conversational

Chris advises on public company takeovers and private M&A deals; business and share sales, equity investments and joint ventures.

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Eugene Chen
Partner & Head of China Practice
    Fluent in Mandarin

Eugene advises Australian and Chinese clients on capital raising, funds management, licensing, anti-money laundering and more.

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Kristopher leads the firm's migration practice. He specialises in employment-related migration to Australia.

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Ed advises on mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on mid-market deals, distressed M&A and inbound international transactions.

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  • Fluent in Spanish

Albert is a commercial disputes lawyer with a focus on construction litigation. He is also a nationally accredited mediator.

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    Fluent in French | German | Russian | Spanish

Dr Wolfgang Babeck has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate & commercial lawyer. He co-heads our European desk.

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Audrey Leahy
Special Counsel & Head of Irish Desk
  • Fluent in French

Audrey is a specialist commercial property lawyer with over 15 years' experience, specialising in property development.

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