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Finlaysons Lawyers - providing Territory businesses practical, commercially focused advice and solutions across the corporate and commercial sectors.

Finlaysons' is a leading independent corporate and commercial law firm in Australia, with an on the ground presence in Darwin. We work with clients across Australia and internationally.

How we can help

We have a particular focus on the Territory business community and have strong relationships and ties with a range of significant businesses as well as membership of appropriate organisations.

Although our Territory office is located in Darwin, we have a strong visiting presence in Alice Springs and regularly visit other Territory communities.

As well as providing front end services, we have extensive experience in appearing in all relevant Territory courts, Tribunals and Commissions, and are available to take agency work where appropriate.

Our local practitioners are supplemented by the large array of talent that they are able to call upon from our Adelaide office. This includes a suite of practitioners who regularly visit the Territory.

Key services

  • Insurance – all aspects of workers’ compensation and common law personal injury claims in the Northern Territory
  • Commercial transactions – business purchase and sale, partnership agreements, and incorporation
  • Construction and infrastructure – contract drafting and negotiation, procurement, contract management and dispute
  • Disputes – commercial and civil, contested hearings, mediations and arbitrations
  • Resources and Mining – all stages of the industry, from exploration through to mining and production, and all sectors – minerals, oil and gas.
  • Estate planning – trust, wills, shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Government – advice and representation across all government sectors, Coronial Inquests
  • Health – medical malpractice claims, risk management, governance and the coronial jurisdiction, specialising in the public sector
  • Licensing – applications, approvals, Commission hearings and compliance
  • Property – contracts, conveyancing, leases and disputes including planning commission and EPA compliance
  • Workplace and employment – audits, safety compliance and investigations