Legal notices: Australia
Our services from our offices in Australia are provided by DLA Piper Australia which is part of DLA Piper. DLA Piper is a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities. For further information about these entities and DLA Piper's structure, please refer to the Legal Notices page.
DLA Piper Australia is constituted by two separate partnerships. The National Partnership is a partnership that carries on business in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia (ABN: 83508451308). The Queensland Partnership is a partnership that carries on business in Queensland (ABN: 63446756774).
Contact details of DLA Piper Australia can be found in the Locations section.
Unless otherwise indicated, all lawyers at DLA Piper Australia's offices are admitted to practice as Legal Practitioners in Australia and regulated by the professional body in the State or Territory in which their respective office is located (some lawyers are admitted in more than one State or Territory).
Regulation of Legal Practitioners is undertaken by a variety of State-based bodies including the following:
- Brisbane: (Solicitor) Queensland Law Society
- Melbourne: (Solicitor and Barrister) Law Institute of Victoria
- Perth: (Solicitor and Barrister) Legal Practice Board of Western Australia
- Sydney: (Solicitor) Law Society of New South Wales
and their websites contain details of the relevant professional conduct rules.
DLA Piper Australia may also have a number of lawyers from other jurisdictions who are members of foreign Bars. Further information on our people and their professional qualifications can be found on this site in the people section.
The word "partner" is used to refer to a partner in one or both the separate partnerships constituting DLA Piper Australia, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications, and to a partner, member, director, employee or consultant in another DLA Piper practising entity who has equivalent standing.
Professional liability insurance
Our professional indemnity insurer is Travelers Insurance Company Limited whose address is Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AG. This insurance covers our practices in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia and extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world.
In certain jurisdictions professional indemnity insurance is required to be placed locally in accordance with statute or regulation. Where there are such requirements we have policies in place to meet these obligations, details of which can be supplied on request. Please contact us.
We are committed to providing the highest quality services to all of our clients. Please tell us if something goes wrong by contacting the matter partner responsible for the work.
Additional legal notices with general application can be found on the Legal Notices page.