About McInnes Wilson Lawyers

McInnes Wilson Lawyers consistently out-performs larger competitors on price, service, value and technical excellence across a broad range of specialised legal services

Inspired   |   Focused   |   Accomplished 

Established in 1975, McInnes Wilson Lawyers is a full-service national firm with a wealth of experience across a broad range of specialised legal services. Their experience allows their lawyers to appreciate the challenges you face and assist you in overcoming them quickly and efficiently.

29

Areas of Law

151

Solicitors

7

Locations

2,200

Pro Bono Hours / Year

3067

Happy Clients / Year

Inspiring Confidence
Inspiring
confidence
Inspiring
confidence
We are a full-service firm and have a wealth of experience in a broad range of specialised legal services. Our experience allows us to appreciate the challenges you face and assist you to overcome these quickly and efficiently.
We are a full-service firm and have a wealth of experience in a broad range of specialised legal services. Our experience allows us to appreciate the challenges you face and assist you to overcome these quickly and efficiently.
Focused on your issues
Focused on
your issues
Focused on
your issues
We take a strategic approach to providing commercial legal solutions, working closely with our clients to understand their priorities and required outcomes. Drawing on our extensive state and national experience, we are then able to deliver timely advice that offers a clear and considered recommendation to decision-makers.
We take a strategic approach to providing commercial legal solutions, working closely with our clients to understand their priorities and required outcomes. Drawing on our extensive state and national experience, we are then able to deliver timely advice that offers a clear and considered recommendation to decision-makers.
Delivering quality legal services
Delivering
quality legal services
Delivering
quality legal services
We focus on providing legal services in a way that delivers excellence while managing cost, minimising risk and cutting down on delivery time. It is this approach that has earned us praise from clients who believe we offer equivalent or better service than our national competitors at significantly less cost. To maintain the highest level of service excellence, McInnes Wilson Lawyers is quality assured to the International Standard AS/NZS ISO 9001.
We focus on providing legal services in a way that delivers excellence while managing cost, minimising risk and cutting down on delivery time. It is this approach that has earned us praise from clients who believe we offer equivalent or better service than our national competitors at significantly less cost. To maintain the highest level of service excellence, McInnes Wilson Lawyers is quality assured to the International Standard AS/NZS ISO 9001.
Involvement with industry
Involvement with
industry
Involvement with
industry
We have a wealth of proven experience and prominent industry contacts in all our areas of expertise. Our staff are members of a wide range of industry associations. Our use of industry networks and associations ensures that we remain well versed in the latest developments in the marketplace.
We have a wealth of proven experience and prominent industry contacts in all our areas of expertise. Our staff are members of a wide range of industry associations. Our use of industry networks and associations ensures that we remain well versed in the latest developments in the marketplace.
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Global Affiliations 

Global Affiliations 

McInnes Wilson Lawyers is proud to be an affiliate of Globalaw, a leading worldwide network comprising over 89 independent law firms more than 5,000 lawyers practising in over 75 countries.

Globalaw firms provide excellent local knowledge and local expertise accessible on a global scale. Affiliated firms are well known and established firms within their jurisdiction and provide a full range of legal services.

As an appointed affiliate of this network, McInnes Wilson Lawyers look forward to participating in international referrals and welcome this international expansion.

McInnes Wilson Lawyers is proud to be an affiliate of Globalaw, a leading worldwide network comprising over 89 independent law firms more than 5,000 lawyers practising in over 75 countries.

Globalaw law firms provide excellent local knowledge and local expertise accessible on a global scale. Affiliated firms are well known and established firms within their jurisdiction and provide a full range of legal services.

As an appointed affiliate of this network, we look forward to participating in international referrals and welcome this international expansion. 

89

Independent Law Firms

5000+

Lawyers

75+

Countries

Global Success

Tokyo

company Purchase

Tokyo

company Purchase

Chuo Sogo Law Office, P.C. of Tokyo referred a transaction to McInnes Wilson Lawyers concerning the purchase of an interest in an Australian company. The scope of work included due diligence, negotiation and advice on transaction agreements and advice on related regulatory matters.

England

contract Dispute

England

contract Dispute

Gordon Dadds LLP of England referred a transaction to McInnes Wilson Lawyers concerning a dispute between two parties to a movie production agreement; the parties had agreed that disputes were to be adjudicated by the courts of Australia. The scope of the work included advising, making formal demands and other steps necessary to resolve the dispute caused by a default of a party.

Singapore

Due diligence

Singapore

Due diligence

Assisted Singaporean Law Firm Stephenson Harwood (LLP) – after finding the firm through Globalaw – Prepared a due diligence report for the Australian arm of their client’s business as part of a reverse takeover acquisition. The client was an international Escape Room Franchise Network with their head office in Malaysia.


McInnes Wilson Lawyers of Australia later assisted the same company directly in 2018 when they purchased the business of one of their Franchisees operating in Adelaide. The matter was a business asset purchase and included assisting them in obtaining a liquor licence.

Pro bono
Pro Bono

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

McInnes Wilson Lawyers Corporate Social Responsibility Program is aimed at providing free legal assistance to people who are disadvantaged or marginalised and to the not-for-profit sector.

The program is designed to demonstrate the firm's commitment to the community as well as our commitment to meeting the National Pro Bono Aspirational Target.

We have set this goal as we believe it is a lawyer's professional responsibility to enhance access to justice for those who would otherwise not have access to legal assistance.

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Foundation

Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

The Brain Injury Foundation endeavours to provide assistance and support to individuals with an acquired brain injury and their families.

Acquired brain injury is a complex and individual disability. The brain can be damaged as a result of an accident, a stroke, alcohol or drug abuse, tumours, poisoning, infection and disease, near drowning, haemorrhage, AIDS, and a number of other disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease.

The Brain Injury Foundation was established to support individuals suffering from an acquired brain injury and to assist their families in making life a little easier.

Charitable Giving
Charitable Giving

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Our mission is to give back to the communities in which we live by helping others on their path to better health through impactful community engagement and support. McInnes Wilson Lawyers is committed to supporting the community and encouraging all of our staff to get behind events and organisations that share this mission.

The firm encourages staff to make a weekly donation as part of its casual dress Fridays. Each Friday, different charities benefit from the funds raised, providing a means for staff to support worthwhile causes.

Breastfeeding Friendly Accreditation
Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

Accreditation

Accreditation

McInnes Wilson Lawyers’ Workplace Breastfeeding Policy demonstrates the firm's commitment to fostering a supportive work environment for women choosing to breastfeed by being a family-friendly workplace.

With their accreditation from the Australian Breastfeeding Association, they will continue to ensure that work and breastfeeding can be combined comfortably and practically whilst at work.

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Corporate Sustainability

McInnes Wilson Lawyers is passionate about making a positive difference to the environment. In supporting this passion and commitment, the firm has developed a sustainability action plan which aims to guide and support the firm's sustainability agenda.

The sustainability action plan was developed to reduce the firm's impact on the environment and is closely aligned to McInnes Wilson Lawyers' core business strategy, providing a framework for understanding and managing environmental impacts.

The following initiatives and programs have been executed:

Sensor Lighting

Sensor lighting and technology to reduce our energy consumption

Server Virtualisation Technology

Server virtualisation technology 

Teleconference Equipment

Teleconference equipment to reduce the need for travel

Consumption Recycling

Weekly collection and recycling of paper, cans, plastics, steel and aluminium

Earth Friendly Products

'Earth friendly’ cleaning products and consumable goods

Office Recycling

Recycling of toner cartridges and electronic waste

Sustainable Paper Use

Recycled paper or sustainably sourced paper

Electronic Filing

Electronic filing and automated work flow systems

McInnes Wilson Lawyers will continue to measure, monitor and regularly review their sustainability initiatives in order to report on environmental performance. This will ensure the firm continues to achieve their primary goal of reducing carbon emissions.

The firm is proud to be a member of the Australian Legal Sector Alliance (AusLSA), an industry-led association working collaboratively to promote sustainable practices across the legal sector.

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