Our Legal Expertise

Cornwalls Expertise Summary Asia


We provide expertise, experience and support for Asian clients’ needs in this rapidly evolving Australian business environment. We are known for our close relationships with foreign commercial partners and our strategic approach to accessing the Australian market.

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Banking & Finance

We offer a full range of banking and finance services to financial institutions and alternative financiers, both in Australia and abroad.

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Building & Construction

We understand construction projects and disputes. We focus on providing a competitive advantage for our clients, often using creative or alternative approaches to achieve the best solution.

Cornwalls Expertise Summary Canon


We are one of the leaders in Canon Law in Australia. We work closely with Church leaders and ensure our advice complies with Church regulations and statutory law, to reach successful outcomes and resolutions.

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Corporate & Commercial

We provide expertise across a range of industries and understand the elements driving our clients’ endeavours. We give legal advice that takes account of the commercial context in which they operate.

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Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety

We advise employers of all sizes throughout Australia on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and safety law. Our clients value our broad expertise and our responsive, pragmatic and commercial approach.

Entertainment, Media, Sports & Technology

The EMT Team is focused on creating commercial legal solutions for the Entertainment, Media, Sports and Technology industries and their stakeholders across Australia, Asia and the United States.

Fintech, Privacy & Emerging Technologies

We understand the opportunities and challenges faced by both established companies and start-up businesses. We work closely with our clients and can offer them our decades of experience in working across various industries and in different markets.

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Intellectual Property

We have expertise in providing intellectual property advice that is tailored to meet the needs of any business, from small entrepreneurs to large multinational corporations. We assist clients in all types of matters, including general advice on intellectual property, disputes and transactional work.

Cornwalls Expertise Summary Maritime


We provide a full range of legal services relating to the maritime industry, including marina developments and restructures, arrest of ships and other admiralty law matters, contracts and claims, negotiation of ship charter and management agreements, and the construction, purchase and sale of vessels.


We provide a full ecosystem to accompany our clients through every step of their journey, from the moment they aspire to a future in Australia until they obtain their citizenship. Specialising in servicing the South East Asia market, our migration specialists are well trained in legal practice with qualifications from top Australian universities.

Cornwalls Expertise Summary Property


We are experienced in all transactions including the sale and purchase of commercial or industrial property, leasing, licensing, subdivisions and property development. In the dynamic property market, individuals and businesses need to access comprehensive legal services, often within tight timeframes. Our Property team is known for its quick grasp of our clients’ commercial objectives, as well as the legal and commercial issues associated with the property market.

Restructuring, Turnaround & Insolvency

We know corporations and individuals need to be able to turn to a firm with a deep understanding of restructuring and insolvency. We have an impressive track record and a unique pedigree in the insolvency industry

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We have depth and experience in advising on major technology agreements to both government enterprises and private sector businesses.


We are the ‘go-to’ team for the property and tenure needs of Australia’s major telecommunications providers.

Transport & Logistics

We work closely with our teams across the firm, providing industry specific assistance in relation to corporate, finance, dispute resolution and litigation, real estate, construction, workplace relations and safety and intellectual property.

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Wills & Estates

We provide expert guidance across a range of wills and estate planning matters, to ensure our clients’ intentions are carried out in an efficient and effective manner.