Our clients look to us to create value and manage risk.


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.

Banking & Finance

Lenders, borrowers and security providers seek our legal and commercial advice in all areas of banking and financing law.

Building, Construction & Infrastructure

Building, construction and infrastructure are competitive and dynamic industries. Our clients seek our expertise to manage their risks and resolve their disputes.

Commercial Transactions

Achieving success with a commercial transaction requires experience, imagination, passion and hard work. We share these attributes with our clients.

Competition & Consumer Law

Clients rely on Cowell Clarke to successfully deal with the complex areas of trade practices and competition law and to reduce their commercial risk.


Our corporate team provides corporate advisory and transactional legal solutions that mitigate and manage your risks, address governance and ESG matters, shareholder and stakeholder considerations and communications and facilitate access to capital.

Debt Recovery

Collecting outstanding debts is critical but can be a time consuming and costly activity. We provide a highly effective and affordable strategy.

Defence and Space

We deliver legal solutions to defence clients including engineering, advanced manufacturing and technology businesses and those participating in defence sectors internationally.

Dispute Resolution

Whether it’s litigation, arbitration or mediation, we understand the stress of dispute resolution. We support our clients through the uncertainty of these situations.

Employment & Workplace Relations

You need to know your rights and responsibilities at law at the same time as looking after your employees and business.

Energy & Resources

We work closely with our clients to provide specialist advice on all aspects of energy and resources projects, including electricity, oil and gas, mining and metals, and renewable energy.

Environment, Planning & Sustainability

At Cowell Clarke we understand the complex and often sensitive nature of environment and planning considerations for your project.

Equity Capital Markets

We support listed entities, product issuers, market participants, underwriters and corporate advisers in their transactions and dealings in listed equity markets.

Estate Administration

Cowell Clarke has a long history in advising and guiding high net worth families and executors and beneficiaries through the complexities of asset and estate planning and structuring, wealth transitions and administration of deceased estates.

Financial Services

Cowell Clarke helps businesses achieve their commercial goals while managing risk and navigating their obligations to Australia’s complex regulatory framework.


Consequences of a franchisor not complying with the Franchising Code of Conduct can be severe. We ensure franchise contracts are valid and enforceable.


Health, medical and specialist practitioners need advice that caters to personal, practice and business interests which is both holistic and strategic to balance the demands from these areas.

Insolvency & Turnaround

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


Cowell Clarke acts for individuals as well as corporations, directors and professionals such as auditors, engineers and architects in relation to professional indemnity and other insurance claims.

Intellectual Property & Information Technology

Intellectual property forms a large and valuable proportion of any business and Cowell Clarke has deep expertise in helping clients identify, capture, protect and exploit these assets.

International Trade

We support you to navigate the challenges presented when transacting across international borders, reducing risks and managing costs.

Liquor Licensing

It is important to ensure that you are kept up to date with current changes and developments in Liquor Licensing to ensure continual business success.

Personal Property Securities Act

There are few things more vital in protecting the property interests of a business than a thorough understanding of the Personal Property Securities Act.


Regulatory changes and increased competition have meant strategic, expert and practical advice is increasingly relevant and important for the pharmacy industry.

Private Clients

We bring a commercial approach to your personal and family circumstances to ensure that your wealth is protected and succession is planned.


Applying sound probity principles encourages open, honest and fair interactions that facilitate productive relationships with an ethical approach.


Cowell Clarke supports clients with the issues and challenges around construction, land development, and owning, leasing, and selling land and commercial property.


We advise SMSF superannuation trustees, financial advisers including licensed accountants and other industry participants on legal and regulatory aspects of operations.

Tax & Revenue

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

Third Party Family Law Disputes

The joinder and intervention of third parties in matrimonial disputes is on the rise and has almost become common place.

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