2 July 2024

EMT Law, a wholly owned legal subsidiary of EMT Partners (a diversified professional services, advisory, ventures and investment firm operating in Australia and the United States) is thrilled to announce that it is joining Cornwalls. 

EMT Law’s firm leaders in Melbourne include Peter Davey, Dean Kino, Trent Blacket and Anna Lozynski. EMT Law’s affiliate partners, EMT Edwards (Sydney) and EMT Burke (Los Angeles) will become affiliate partners of Cornwalls.

Cornwalls, one of Australia’s oldest and most respected independent law firms, operates a national firm under a Federation model in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Cornwalls’ network also includes Cornwall Capital, a mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance firm operating in Asia, Europe and Australia, and Neo Legal UAE, an independent law firm in United Arab Emirates specialising in Blockchain Law, Commercial Law, and Sports and Entertainment Law.  Cornwalls is also a member firm of global networks Andersen Global and ALFA International.

The EMT Law team and affiliates will drive the expansion of Cornwalls’ practice internationally in the specialist areas of entertainment, media, sports and technology. 

EMT Partners’ non-legal businesses will not form part of the deal.

Trent Blacket of EMT Partners comments: The highly progressive, innovative and global growth plans of Cornwalls under Levent Shevki’s leadership, together with the incredible history and established national law teams domestically in Australia make for a powerful combination.

Levent Shevki, CEO of Cornwalls comments: We are excited about the future as we integrate our teams and resources. Our collective vision is to be the go-to legal partner for the most influential players in sports, entertainment, media, and technology.  With our combined expertise, our ability to service clients in these sectors will be unparalleled.