Sectors & Practices

Every sector – be it infrastructure, mining and power, or even banking, real estate, technology and healthcare – has its own unique issues or regulation to navigate, and opportunities to explore.

Emma Warren

Emma Warren

Our sector teams, led by Head of Sectors Emma Warren (view CV), work closely with a range of clients, helping them to spot opportunities, anticipate risks to their business, and bring together a range of experts – for instance, M&A, financing, disputes, tax or workplace – to ensure your transaction or matter is run efficiently and according to your timetable.

From navigating regulations, predicting trends, or understanding the political landscape, our people enjoy being part of the debate and discussion.

Here are some recent videos.

A summary of climate change and climate risk disclosure

Watch Dr Fiona Wild, Vice President, Climate Change & Sustainability, BHP Billiton, and Emily Gerrard, Co-Head Climate Change, Allens

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In conversation with Mick Keogh, ACCC Commissioner

Watch Partner Carolyn Oddie in conversation with Mick Keogh on developments in Australian Agriculture.

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Insights from Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia's Chief Scientist

Watch Dr Finkel share his thoughts on the way technology is driving our ability to transform the energy sector, the ideal mix of technology in renewables and the role science has to play in our low carbon future.

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Private Equity: the Year Ahead

Partner Mark Malinas discusses the year ahead in Private Equity and opportunities for future investment in Australia.

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Allens Accelerate: Top tips from David Rohrsheim

Watch as Gavin Smith, TMT Sector Leader and Practice Leader, Startups and Emerging Companies, asks David Rohrsheim, General Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Uber to share some key learnings from his startup journey.

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Allens Accelerate: Top tips from Paul McCarney

Watch as Gavin Smith, TMT Sector Leader and Practice Leader, Startups and Emerging Companies, asks Paul McCarney, Co-Founder and CEO, Data Republic to share some key learnings from his startup journey.

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Thames Tideway Tunnel and the Regulated Asset Base model

Watch Infrastructure & Transport Sector Leader Leighton O'Brien speak to London Partner Charlotte Morgan about this landmark project and the innovative funding model.

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Arbitration Week – a recap

Partner Andrea Martignoni and Consultant Jim Morrison discuss some of the key insights and highlights from Sydney Arbitration Week 2015, including a look at the concept of investment treaty arbitration and protection, and Australia as a seat for international arbitration.

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Operating in today's complex global business environment, clients need advisers with an international presence.

Allens offers clients access to the best legal minds and resources in the Asia region.

The Firm

  • advised on Australian-first dementia village
  • advised Frizelle's on automotive merger
  • advised Dixon Hospitality on buy-out by KKR
  • advised Tilt Renewables on the development of Salt Creek Wind Farm
  • advised Acciona Energy on the development of Mt Gellibrand
  • advised DuPont on ACCC clearance
  • advised financiers on Icon Group acquisition
  • advised EBOS Group on acquisition of HPS
  • advised Pacific Hydro on global funding platform
  • advised DUET Group on $7.4 billion stapled securities sale
  • advised ARENA on large-scale solar program projects
  • advised on successful bid for Stockyard Hill Wind Farm
  • advised Healthe Care on two major acquisitions
  • advised on successful $2.6bn bid for NSW LPI concession
  • advised Villa World on $80m capital management initiatives
  • advised financiers on Manildra Solar Farm Project
  • advised ACCIONA on Geotech acquisition
  • advised on landmark solar farm portfolio financing
  • advised Bain Capital Private Equity on acquisition of Camp Australia
  • advised PEP on acquisition of Allied Mills

To read more on our individual service areas, either move your mouse over 'Services' in the top menu and choose a sector or practice area or select any of the sectors or practice areas in the grey box at the bottom of this page.