International Hub


Hall & Wilcox provides support to overseas clients, and to Australian clients
expanding abroad.

Find below a snapshot of our knowledge database with regard to doing business in Australia,
investing in Australia and recent international and national news.

Find out more about our international desks


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

Listen Now

Media Release| 10 Aug 2022

Hall & Wilcox’s inaugural Tech Week explores the latest issues in technology, innovation and the law

Tech Week brings together high-calibre speakers from the government, private and public sector, offering insights on technology, innovation and the law.

Featured Thinking

Insurance| 10 Aug 2022

Key issues facing the insurance industry

Hall & Wilcox Partner Priya Paquet discusses the key issues impacting on Australia’s insurance industry.

Financial Services| 05 Aug 2022

Financial Services in Focus – Issue 70

Turnaround & Corporate Renewal| 27 Jul 2022

Key turnaround and corporate renewal trends

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 Practice

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

More about Jacqui
Christopher Brown
Partner & Head of UK Practice
  • 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 Paton
Partner & Head of SE Asia Practice

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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