Clayton Utz is the leading Australian law firm. With a history dating back to 1833, our firm has approximately 176 partners and over 1,700 employees across six offices in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Darwin). We have a reputation in the market for our innovative approach to complex transactions and litigation, and for our exceptional client service. We are frequently recognised for our excellence in technology and innovation and regarded amongst the Most Innovative Law Firms in Asia-Pacific.

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, which are all important aspects of who we are as a firm. We are recognised as an "Employer of Choice" under our Commonwealth Government gender equality regulator (WGEA) and as an Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) LGBTIQ Inclusion Platinum Employer - the first law firm to reach this highest level.

The firm’s Lex Mundi relationship 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.





Partner in Charge - Canberra