Commercial Lawyers. Solution Strategists.


Perennial. Evolving. Emerging.


Legal expertise. Digital innovation.

We are a specialist corporate commercial law firm that provides our clients with integrated solutions that help them do business and manage risk in Australia and overseas.



Australia is destined to become the food bowl of Asia. Our legal advisory services span the breadth of this ambition, supporting clients from paddock to plate.


From advising on the establishment of new systems to ensuring compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct, we help franchisors create and maintain a successful franchise model.

Aged Care

One of the fastest growing sectors in Australia presenting equal amounts of opportunity and risk.

Defence & Space

We provide legal solutions to defence and space clients involved in engineering, advanced manufacturing and technology who participate in these sectors nationally and internationally.


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Promotions as of July 2022

The Directors of Cowell Clarke wish to congratulate and announce the...
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How can you achieve a swift debt recovery process? A guide for companies providing goods and services.

Chasing unpaid debts can be a tedious and costly undertaking for any...
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Levelling the playing field – the Franchise Disclosure Register is here!

The introduction of the public Register will increase transparency of the...
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Fair Work Commission hands down decision on 2021-2022 annual wage review

Each financial year the Fair Work Commission reviews the national minimum...
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A new Government – what does it mean for modern slavery compliance?

The Labor Government winning the 2022 Federal Election means a host of...
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Bankruptcy and Superannuation Funds: What is at risk? Part 2

The Federal Court has recently examined when property is held by a regulated...
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Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Compliance

It is vital for every business to be across ESG issues as consumers, employees, customers and other stakeholders demand transparency and reshape decision making in this new age.

Tax & Revenue

Tax advisory services that are both legally compliant and commercially viable are paramount to our clients.

Employment & Workplace Relations

An acute sensitivity to the dynamics of the employer/employee relationship underpins our approach to an area of law that affects every business.

Insolvency & Turnaround

Situations involving underperforming, distressed and insolvent businesses need in-depth technical advice coupled with a strategic, solution focused mindset.


Watch our ESG team leader Emma Peters interview members of the team on their experience working in the ESG space. The team touch on the importance of ESG to the general market as well as their personal experiences and how ESG and legal services intersect.

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Rob’s diverse and global background gives him knowledge which is not just textbook, he gives straight forward advice, directly answers questions and is honest. I’d certainly recommend him. Having real answers means that you can make real decisions, rather than hypotheticals.

Alex Candetti on Rob Comazzetto

To know that we have all of our AFSL ‘collateral’ in one place, in the right place and that it is current, gives us great comfort in meeting our obligations under the Act and to the regulator. I would highly recommend Cowell Clarke's services to any AFSL holder.

Grant Edwards (Edwards Marshall Advisory)