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K&L Gates


K&L Gates is a global commercial law firm operating at the intersection of globalisation, innovation, and regulation to deliver legal solutions for clients facing an increasingly complex global marketplace.

We have approximately 2000 lawyers across five continents. Within Australia, we have lawyers located in 4 offices: Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The firm practices law on an integrated basis and has one of the largest integrated network of offices of any global law firm.  The firm has 45 offices located on five continents: Austin, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles,  Melbourne, Miami, Milan, Munich, Newark, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris,  Perth, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington and Wilmington.

With a presence in Australia's leading financial and commercial centres, K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organisations and individuals.

We are leading legal advisors relating to industries critical to the economies of both the developed and developing worlds – technology, manufacturing, energy, transportation, telecommunications, financial services, and life sciences, among others.

With the extraordinary inbound investment into Australia from Asia, especially from China, and 4 of Australia's 5 largest trading partners – China, Japan, Korea, and India – located in the region, the firm has the resources on the ground to handle the most sophisticated legal requirements. Over each of the last five years our revenues exceeded $1 Billion.

At K&L Gates, we have 9 key practice areas:

  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Energy, Infrastructure and Resources
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Policy & Regulatory
  • Real Estate


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