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Level 28 Bt Tower 1 Market Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Business Summary
Commercial Lawyers | Solicitors
About Us
The Firm

Our firm is a medium sized commercially-oriented practice, providing comprehensive legal advice and services to major Australian and international public and private companies and to a range of public, government and semi-government authorities. These include restaurant chains, educational and professional bodies, developers and insurers.

Eakin McCaffery Cox maintains informal associations with law firms both domestically and internationally. Our non-linked "open architecture" policy provides our clients with full flexibility in cross-border transactions.

We embrace Quality Assurance and Total Quality management. Best Practice is not only our commitment at Eakin McCaffery Cox, but a way of life for the firm.

The Team

Eakin McCaffery Cox's professional staff are qualified to service a broad range of legal requirements. Within their areas of practice, our professionals are highly skilled.

The firm maintains and encourages continuing legal education and the development of individual legal skills by its professional staff. Senior staff regularly address professional development courses. They participate in professional associations and other organisations of influence in the business community.

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Intellectual Property
  • Copyright advice & licensing
  • Government & intellectual property
  • Patent law advice
  • Piracy-protective action
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Remedies for infringement of intellectual property rights
  • Restraint of trade
  • Trade mark advice and registration
  • Trade mark oppositions
  • Plant breeders' rights

Banking and Finance

  • ASX listings
  • Competition and consumer
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Franchising
  • Fundraising
  • Takeovers
  • General commercial drafting
  • Intellectual property
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Trusts
  • Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA)

Government and Administrative Law

  • Administrative law advice
  • Competition law and Government
  • Contracting by and with Government
  • Educational licensing
  • Environmental planning
  • Expressions of interest
  • Government finance
  • Industry facilitation
  • Joint ventures with Government
  • Probity advice and services
  • Procurement law & policy
  • Public private partnerships
  • Review of government action
  • Review of lottery operations
  • Tendering

Professional Responsibility and Conduct

  • Advising on administrative law
  • Advising professionals on statutory and ethical obligations
  • Advising members of professional bodies and associations
  • Advising health care professionals facing complaints to the Medical Council or Health Care
  • Complaints Commission


  • Construction & Contract Works
  • General Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Policy interpretation
  • Products liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Public private partnerships
  • Review of government action
  • Review of lottery options
  • Risk Management
  • Tendering
  • Trade and credit claims

Wills and Estates

  • Appointment of Enduring Guardians and applications to the Guardianship Tribunal
  • Drafting wills
  • Estate planning
  • Powers of attorney
  • Advance health care directives
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Succession Planning

Workplace Relations

  • Change management
  • Employment law
  • General protection claims
  • Human rights and equal opportunity
  • Industrial relations
  • Privacy
  • Service contracts and agreements
  • Unfair dismissal claims
  • Workplace health & safety
  • WorkCover investigations and prosecutions