About Mills Oakley

Our people are pioneering, incisive, accountable and fearless in our commitment to create success for our clients. We provide a new level of legal service that bridges the gap between the law and modern business reality.

What our clients say

Mills Oakley is not content to stand still. We are continually raising the bar on service standards by undertaking feedback sessions with clients to learn how we can further refine service levels.

Our client feedback has told us that clients value our technical skills, accessible culture and competitive pricing. Our lawyers are committed to providing easy-to-use advice and absolute transparency in all aspects of our client relationships.

Contact

Melbourne

Level 6
530 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
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PO Box 453, Collins Street West
Melbourne, Victoria 8007
DX 558 Melbourne

Sydney

Level 7
151 Clarence Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
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Australia Square Post Shop PO Box H316
Australia Square, NSW 1215
DX 13025 Sydney Market Street

Brisbane

Level 14
145 Ann Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
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PO Box 12608, George Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4003
DX 40160 Brisbane Uptown

Canberra

Level 1
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra, ACT 2601
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GPO Box 724
Canberra ACT 2601
DX 5666 Canberra

Perth

Level 2
225 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
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PO Box 5784
St Georges Tce WA 6831
DX 95 Perth WA

Awards and Rankings

Awards

2019

Shortlisted – Most Innovative Companies, Australian Financial Review

Top 25 Innovative Law Firm – Australasian Lawyer

Finalist – Law Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards

Finalist – Law Firm Leader of the Year, Australasian Law Awards

Winner – The Most Outstanding Not-for-Profit / Social Enterprise Advisor in Australasia in 2019, Disability Update Enablement Awards

Winner – The Most Outstanding Not-for-Profit Advisor in Australasia in 2019, Disability Update Enablement Awards

2018

Top 10 Attraction Firm (Employer of Choice) – Lawyers Weekly

Finalist – Thought Leadership Award, Australasian Legal Practice Management Association

2017

Law Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards

Winner – ALPMA Thought Leadership Awards

Top 25 Attraction Firm (Employer of Choice) – Lawyers Weekly

Finalist – Law Firm of the Year, Victorian Legal Awards

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2016

Australia’s fastest growing law firm – Australasian Lawyer

Australia’s fastest growing law firm – The Australian Partnership Survey

Australia’s fastest growing law firm – Australian Financial Review / IBISWorld Top 500 Private Companies Survey

Top 30 Innovative Firms – Australasian Lawyer’s Innovative Firms of 2016 

Top 25 Attraction Firm (Employer of Choice) – Lawyers Weekly

Ranked in Australia’s Top 30 fastest growing private businesses – Australian Financial Review / IBISWorld Top 500 Private Companies Survey

Finalist – Law Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards

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Rankings

The Legal 500 Australia Directory

Candidates for The Legal 500 undergo a process of peer and client review, with researchers carrying out extensive research into each jurisdiction. Mills Oakley have proudly received the following team rankings in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Australia:

  • Capital Markets
  • Competition and Trade
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour and Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring Insolvency
  • Transport – Aviation
  • Transport – Shipping

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Directory

Mills Oakley is pleased to have received the following team rankings in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific:

  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour and Employment
  • Project Development
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Transport – Aviation
  • Transport – Shipping

Chambers Asia-Pacific

Ranked Department

  • Aviation (Band 2)
  • Shipping (Band 2)
  • Life Sciences (Band 3)
  • Real Estate (Band 4)
  • Construction (Band 5)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Band 5)
  • Spotlight Table in Aviation: Liability
  • Spotlight Table in Charities

Doyle’s Guide

Mills Oakley has also been recommended in Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Firm across multiple practice areas:

National

  • Recommended Competition Law Firm – Australia, 2018
  • Leading Third Tier Admiralty, Shipping & Maritime Law Firm – Australia, 2018
  • Leading Third Tier Aviation Law Firm – Australia, 2018
  • Recommended Family & Divorce Law Firm – Australia