Madgwicks is a key member of Meritas – a global alliance of 183 business law firms with 8,900 lawyers in 92 countries. Meritas is rated in the top 10 law firm networks in the world (Chambers and Partners 2022 & 2023).


If you ever need to do business interstate or around the world, Madgwicks can provide you with excellent connections.

Madgwicks is an active member of Meritas, one of the world’s largest networks of independent law firms that enables us to provide you with access to over 8,900 lawyers in more than 253 territories. worldwide.

Meritas firms work together to connect clients with a local legal partner offering the full service you would expect yet with cost efficiency, global reach and personal attention unmatched by international law firms. Madgwicks works closely with Australia and New Zealand member law firms to achieve coverage across the region.

You can have confidence that wherever your legal requirements are in the world, Madgwicks and Meritas will collaborate to ensure the highest level of service and expertise is at your disposal.

The other Meritas members from the Australia and New Zealand region are:
Swaab - Sydney, New South Wales
Bennett & Philp Lawyers - Brisbane, Queensland
DMAW Lawyers - Adelaide, South Australia
Williams + Hughes Lawyers - Perth, Western Australia
Martelli McKegg - Auckland, New Zealand

Establishing your operations in Australia

A great place to do business and a safe place to operate a business, Australia represents an attractive proposition for offshore companies looking to grow their global operations.

While Australia’s stable Government and well established legal system make it a low risk place to invest, companies looking to start operations face a myriad of registration and compliance issues. It is essential to get the right professional advice prior to commencing operations to give your business the best chance to flourish.

Meritas Guide to Doing Business in Australia and New Zealand

Updated for 2022, this comprehensive and professional business guide provides a valuable inside perspective of doing business in Australia and New Zealand and the legal system in each country.

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