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, Retirement Living and Health
One of the fastest growing sectors in Australia presenting equal amounts of opportunity and risk.
We provide legal solutions to defence clients involved in engineering, advanced manufacturing and technology who participate in these sectors nationally and internationally.
Going Green - Is It All Good News For Landholders?
To Fix or not to Fix - Conditional Exemptions coming December 6
Winner of “Innovator of the Year” at the Women in Law Awards 2023.
EP2: OpenAI Messiah is Resurrected (Altman 1 – OpenAI Board 0)
AI Replacing its Leaders: Lessons from OpenAI's Turmoil for Business Leaders
Crypto Exchanges: A New Regulatory Framework
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.
From the outset, Cowell Clarke’s professional service approach is their commitment to understanding our business. They take the time to truly comprehend our unique challenges and goals, which allows them to provide tailored and confidential advice to our company executives. We have found their input to be an essential sounding board for important business decisions.
Phil Guy (Managing Director) – Alkath Group
I highly recommend the Cowell Clarke digital and technology commercial team. They have a deep understanding of the key issues that technology businesses face and continually provide a commercial mindset to their advice. Cowell Clarke’s expertise in advising information technology and SaaS organisations is a real asset to have in your corner especially when you are a high growth enterprise that needs the answer ASAP.
Bruce Mackenzie (Founder) - HREX
Cowell Clarke truly understands our business and our particular challenges that arise from being a sovereign growth business operating in the growth sector of defence-grade cyber security. Cowell Clarke proactively provides advice that is well-rounded and considered. They are highly knowledgeable on the laws that pertain to our business operations and also emerging laws in our sector within the digital and technology realm. We highly recommend Julian Courtney-Stubbs and the Cowell Clarke digital and technology team.
Peter Woollacott (CEO) and Katrina Mottee (Head of Commercial & Legal) - Huntsman Security
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
Although Cowell Clarke have grown significantly, they still give personal service and advice. Unlike some of the larger interstate firms that I have dealt with, you’re not handed from one lawyer to another, until your matter is delegated to the most junior resource.
John Hart (KPMG) on Cowell Clarke
Cowell Clarke Lawyers has been an invaluable partner for Xite Holdings Ltd. Their dedication, expertise, and commitment to our success have played a pivotal role in helping us navigate the legal landscape in the tech industry. We highly recommend their services to any organization seeking top-tier legal representation.
Craig Austin (CEO and Founder) Xite Holdings Ltd
The Cowell Clarke team has been a valued asset to our business.