Australian Law Firm
Clayton Utz is a leading independent Australian law firm, with 174 partners and over 1,200 employees across six offices, our practitioners give confident, innovative and incisive legal advice. We are trusted advisers to a diverse base of private and public sector organisations. Our clients include many of Australia's top financial institutions, multinational corporations operating in a range of sectors, and state and Australian government departments and agencies. We are also a global leader in pro bono, with one of the largest pro bono practices of any law firm outside of the US. As an independent firm, we have relationships with leading firms around the world. As an independent firm, we have relationships with leading firms around the world. That means our clients can be confident they have access to the best possible advice, wherever and whenever they need it
Clayton Utz has one of the largest integrated funds management groups in Australia comprising lawyers with specialist expertise across all areas relevant to the establishment, structuring and operation of domestic and cross-border investment funds, including Islamic finance and investment.
As a single team we are able to draw upon a huge pool of corporate knowledge of domestic and international fund structures to provide robust legal solutions considered from all angles. Our advice is underpinned by a deep understanding of the regulatory, policy and industry issues impacting the broader funds industry. We deliver practical, strategic, commercial and innovative advice to leading national and international participants within the financial services industry including responsible entities, fund and investment managers, investment advisers, sovereign wealth funds sponsors, trustees, custodians and service providers and scheme financiers.