We are deeply familiar with the complex landscape confronted by defence industry contractors. Our team has a long history advising defence contractors on significant procurement projects, M&A and regulatory issues. We have a good understanding of the procurement process and government priorities. We are one of Australia’s leading independent law firms known for providing advice that is focused on optimal commercial outcomes.

We provide defence contractors with a wide range of services including: 

  • Setting up in Australia including incorporation/branch office registration, tax and employment
  • National security/foreign investment (FIRB) and other regulatory approvals
  • Procurement including assisting primes respond to RFTs and contracting advice for both primes and subcontractors, risk assessment
  • M&A including strategic acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Technology/Intellectual Property protection
  • Anti-corruption/foreign influence
  • Export controls including Australian Community Membership under the Australia-US Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty
  • Lobbying rules
  • Sanctions
  • Real estate acquisitions/leasing including government incentives
  • Finance
  • Disputes