Fiercely local but globally connected, our international lawyers are here to help you navigate an often confusing and complicated global landscape, spanning everything from property investment to personal injury and family matters.
We're proud to be connected to a global network of over 250 leading legal and accounting firms. These relationships paired with our long-established reputation as a trusted international law firm in Australia means we’re ready to help you with a range of matters from cross border litigation to foreign investment by overseas and interstate people and companies wanting to invest in South Australia.
A reputable global law firm in South Australia, Johnston Withers Lawyers is a proud member of the MSI Global Alliance, which spans 250 legal and accounting firms from more than 100 countries.
As a MSI member in Adelaide, we can provide specialist advice on South Australian law for international and cross border companies or individuals as it relates to their proposed business activities in the state.
If you need help with cross border litigation or accounting issues outside of South Australia, we can confidently refer you to a firm in almost any country or state.
Aligned in our values and experience, our partner MSI accounting firm in South Australia is Oreon Partners.
You can find more information about the MSI worldwide directory here.
From assisting South Australians with matters that go beyond the state borders to advising those from all around the world, our team of international lawyers are here to provide expert advice.
With extensive experience in cross-border property matters, the team can assist with property purchasing and investing, including conveyancing assistance and Foreign Investment Review Board applications; property matters involving assets in multiple jurisdictions; overseas matters that involve South Australian property; and probate administration and estate litigation that involves international property, or international probate or estate matters involving South Australian property.
We can also help with:
Government incentive applications for purchasing businesses and commercial property in South Australia
Family law matters involving multiple jurisdictions or when children have been removed from the state
Due diligence enquiries, including advice on state taxation issues
Buying off the plan has become very popular among foreign persons looking for residence or investment. Australia has a foreign investment framework where foreign persons generally need to apply to the Foreign Investment Review Board (‘FIRB’) for approval to purchase residential real estate in Australia.