Overview

Australia provides a diverse, dynamic, safe and low-risk environment in which to do business.

With over 20 years of experience supporting international businesses to set up and operate in Australia, DibbsBarker can partner with you at every stage of your venture into our domestic market.

From helping you to establish your business, acquire premises and staff, through to understanding Australia’s regulatory requirements, we offer a full suite of legal services. We also help with resident director duties and corporate secretarial needs of our overseas clients.

Our team of Australian lawyers includes a number of overseas qualified lawyers, who help businesses understand Australia’s foreign investment policy. The policy encourages foreign investment and Australia’s dynamic economy encourages competition, efficiency and innovation.

With experience in helping some of the globe’s largest organisations join the Australian market, through to start-ups wishing to access Australian consumers, we will help you to understand how to get started quickly and efficiently. We also offer a dedicated International Desk.

Our experience

Conergy AG: on various aspects of the $42.5m world leading solar and battery storage project at Lakeland in Far North Queensland, including corporate, property, construction and company funding.

Continental AG: on the acquisition of multiple businesses in Australia since 2015 in order to expand the Australasian footprint.

ITOCHU Corporation and Nippon Paper Industries: on the sale of their shares in South East Fibre Exports Pty Ltd.

NKT Holdings: on the acquisitions by its subsidiary, Nilfisk, of the Smithson Equipment business and Kerrick Group of companies in New Zealand and Australia.

Starkey Laboratories: a leading US designer and manufacturer of audiology devices on multiple acquisitions of audiology clinics across Australia.

US and European companies: on the setting up of Australian subsidiaries for the purpose of taking advantage of the R&D tax incentives.