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Region

Australia / New Zealand

Jipyong’s Australia and New Zealand Team has handled a diverse range of works that include mine development and related infrastructure development projects, legal consultation on federal court litigation in disputes related to mine development, and FTA negotiations provided consultation on Korea-Australia FTA, and Project Financing in multi-use residential complex development in New Zealand. A Korean lawyer who is Australian and New Zealand attorney advises Korean companies on a number of industries in Australia and New Zealand.

Key Practice Areas Close

    • Incorporation of local entity, joint ventures and strategic alliances
    • M&A and acquisition of shares
    • Project finance and SOC
    • Real estate development
    • Natural resources development
    • Capital markets
    • Advice on various international agreements
    • Consultation on inheritance and family business succession
    • Litigation and arbitration, dispute resolution

Experiences Close

    • Advised POSCO and STX in their acquisition of shares in Roy Hill Holdings
    • Advised POSCO on its acquisition of equity and investment in iron ore and rare earth resources in Australia
    • Advised a Korean steel company on the acquisition of shares in a mine in Victoria, Australia
    • Advised a Korean investor on a lawsuit filed at the Australian Federal Court in relation to the investment in an oil shale mine in Australia
    • Represented Korea Mineral Resources in its acquisition of the shares of an Australian resource-related listed company
    • Advised a Korean company on a litigation against General Motors Australia
    • Advised Fast Future Brands, an Australian company, on its listing on the Korea Exchange (KRX)
    • Represented Mirae Asset MAPS Asset Management in its acquisition of stake in a toll road project in Victoria, Australia
    • Advised Podotree Inc., a content business subsidiary of Kakao Corp., on investment from Anchor Equity Partners, a global investment firm
    • Advised on exclusive sales agency agreements for medical devices and medicines executed by each state of Australia
    • Prepared the Guide Book on Investment in Australia (2016) published by the Ministry of Justice of Korea
    • Advised on a project financing for the development of multi-use apartment building in New Zealand