ALFA International Overview
Cornwalls (Melbourne Office) is a proud, long-standing member of ALFA International, the premier global network of independent law firms.
ALFA International was founded in 1980. It was the first and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks. With over 150 members firms throughout the world, ALFA International’s 80 US firms maintain offices in 95 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas. The network also includes 70 international firms located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Canada, Mexico and South America.
ALFA International Misson
ALFA International’s mission is to use relationships to provide high quality, cost-efficient legal services wherever clients need them. The ALFA International model enables members to use local expertise to deliver effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms.
ALFA International clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA International network, and are well-respected by their peers in the legal and business community.
How it works
While ALFA International is an association of independent law firms, members establish deep relationships with each other by attending ALFA International continued learning education seminars, working together to author compendia and collaborating on client matters.
As a result, referrals among ALFA International firms represent partnerships between trusted friends and colleagues, rather than one-off engagements. Similarly, many events provide the opportunity to network among ALFA International lawyers.
ALFA International Practice Groups
ALFA International lawyers have expertise across a full array of legal practice areas, a subset of which is supported through the ALFA International Practice Groups. As part of the Practice Groups, the lawyers work together to deliver excellent educational programming including seminars, webinars, client site mini-seminars, reference materials, speakers, newsletters and more.