International legal services
We can help our clients with their legal needs, anywhere in the world.
Lander & Rogers is a contemporary Australian law firm servicing the commercial legal needs of listed and unlisted foreign and domestic clients, and all levels of government.
We're renowned for award-winning client service and providing advice that's practical, pragmatic and easily understood.
Our key sectors include financial services and insurance, retail and supply chain, energy and resources, real estate, infrastructure and construction, technology and digital, education, sport, biosciences, manufacturing, private clients and government.
Guide to doing business in Australia
Navigating the unique legal, compliance and statutory requirements of conducting business in a foreign country or region can be complex for the most experienced operator.
Access a comprehensive guide for foreign organisations doing business in Australia, covering:
- The structure of governments | Legal and tax systems
- The banking and financial services sector | Establishing a business
- Requirements for foreign investors | Corporate governance
- Mergers and acquisitions | Foreign Investment Review Board oversight
- Intellectual property | Industrial relations | Work health and safety
- Exports and imports | Privacy and data protection, and much more.
While we are fiercely independent and proudly Australian, we are also globally connected as the exclusive Australian member of the largest worldwide network of independent law firms, TerraLex. We are ideally positioned to help our clients with their international needs.
TerraLex comprises 131 member firms employing more than 22,000 lawyers across more than 100 countries. In 2023, TerraLex was again ranked by Chambers Global as an Elite Global Law Firm Network.
Our partners travel throughout Asia-Pacific, to the UK, Europe and the US. We develop and build on our strong relationships with international clients and other leading independent law firms around the world. We seek out firms that share our commitment to excellence and exceptional client service who also reflect our distinctive culture.
Our clients benefit from the local knowledge and deep expertise that these connections bring.
Legal support for multinationals
As a truly Australian firm, our goal is to be the independent firm of choice for international companies seeking to do business in Australia.
Over many decades, we have developed a detailed knowledge of the local regulatory landscape and the challenges faced by international businesses seeking an Australian presence.
Japan Client Group
We established our Japan Client Group to more efficiently support the Australian investments and operations of our Japanese clients. Our team has enjoyed many years working with Japanese companies and their Australian subsidiaries and has a true appreciation of Japanese business culture and work processes.
We provide a wide range of legal services to Japanese clients in Australia across all manner of industries. The areas of law in which we advise include mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, real estate and infrastructure, insurance, financial regulation, international and domestic contracts, environmental law, intellectual property rights registration, enforcement and licensing, competition law, employment and occupational health and safety, and litigation and dispute resolution.
Our team has particular experience with employee incentive schemes, incorporation of Australian companies, acquisitions, takeovers and takeover defence measures, joint ventures, international cross-border transactions, the application of Australia’s foreign investment regulatory scheme and obtaining approval of the Foreign Investment Review Board (“FIRB”), as well as corporate governance and officer liability.