Season 5: Doing business in Australia


Hosted by Partner Mark Dunphy, our international experts outline all you need to know to set up a company in Australia, including how to enter the market, what employment and visa laws are particular to Australia, whether you need Foreign Investment Review Board clearance, and more.

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Australian Customs: compliance requirements

In this episode, listeners will hear from Mark Dunphy and Jacqueline McGrath about the customs compliance obligations for companies looking to do trade in Australia.

Australia’s dispute resolution process

In this episode, listeners will hear from Mark Dunphy and Penelope Ford about aspects of Australia’s dispute resolution process which sometimes surprise those not from Australia.

All about Australia's foreign investment review board (FIRB)

In this episode, listeners will hear from Mark Dunphy, Ranny Fan and Conrad Smith about how Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) operates.
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Australia's employment and visa issues

In this episode, listeners will hear from Mark DunphyAlison Baker and Kristopher Kunasingam about the critical issues of Australia’s employment and visa laws, including how employment relationships are regulated and what Australia’s borders look like post-COVID.

How to enter the Australian market

In this episode, listeners will hear from Mark Dunphy, Oliver Jankowsky and Jacqui Barrett about market entry into Australia. What are the main considerations if you want to set up a company in Australia? Are there any common frustrations or roadblocks clients have faced?

Key contacts

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

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Oliver Jankowsky
Partner & Head of International Desks
  • 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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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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Alison has more than 20 years’ experience in a wide-ranging employment and privacy practice.

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

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