Firm Overview

Clayton Utz is the leading Australian law firm. With a history dating back to 1833, our firm has approximately 163 partners and nearly 1,250 legal and support staff with six offices in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Darwin). In 2018, we were awarded "Australian Law Firm of the Year" by Chambers Asia Pacific.

We have a reputation in the market for our innovative approach to complex transactions and litigation, and for our exceptional client service. At the 2019 IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards, we received "Most Innovative National Firm of the Year (Australia)" in recognition of our innovation in deal structuring. We are trusted legal advisers to many public and private corporations based in Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa and North America, and advise leading banks, investment banks and other financial institutions; governments; mining and resources companies; power and utilities; manufacturers; stockbrokers; accounting and other professional firms. Our team frequently work with overseas companies on strategies and structures for investing and doing business in Australia and handles foreign acquisitions and sales on behalf of local clients and multinationals.

Clayton Utz is a leader of Australian law firms in pro bono practice, social responsibility, and diversity and inclusion. We are recognised as an "Employer of Choice" under our Commonwealth Government gender equality regulator (WGEA) and have been awarded "Gold Employer" status three years running for LGBTI inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards. These are important parts of who we are as a firm.

The firm’s Lex Mundi contact partners are committed to ensuring that all matters referred to Clayton Utz are not only handled promptly and efficiently but also receive the firm’s leading-edge expertise.

Clayton Utz
Level 15
1 Bligh Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Tel 61.2.9353.4000
Fax 61.2.8220.6700

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Clayton Utz

    Level 10, 2 Phillip Law Street
    Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
    Tel. 61.2.6279.4000
    Fax 61.2.6279.4099
  • Clayton Utz

    17-19 Lindsay Street
    Darwin, Northern Territory 800
    Tel. 61.8.8943.2555
    Fax 61.8.8943.2500
  • Clayton Utz

    Level 28, Riparian Plaza
    71 Eagle Street
    Brisbane, Queensland 4000
    Tel. 61.7.3292.7000
    Fax 61.7.3221.9669
  • Clayton Utz

    Level 18, 333 Collins Street
    Melbourne, Victoria 3000
    Tel. 61.3.9286.6000
    Fax 61.3.9629.8488
  • Clayton Utz

    Level 27, QV.1 Building
    250 St Georges Terrace
    Perth, Western Australia 6000
    Tel. 61.8.9426.8000
    Fax 61.8.9481.3095

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