Gilbert + Tobin, came into being in 1988, and is today a complete corporate law firm with headquarters in Sydney, Australia; and other offices in Perth and Melbourne. The firm was founded by Tony Tobin and Danny Gilbert, and it employed more than 500 individuals. This is the only firm that has such a high portion of female partners, in the leading Australian law firms. It was the first ever Australian law firm that employed a full time Pro Bono lawyer. This alone drew a lot of attention to the firm, and regarded them as a law firm to watch out for.

The firm is an independent corporation, and plays a key role in shaping Australia’s legal market. They offer innovative, commercial, and relevant legal solutions to many major corporations and government across Australia, and around the world. The firm offers commercial legal solutions, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, and has taken on numerous high profile clients. The firm focuses on evolving and dynamic market sectors, as they work on technical transaction cases that direct and define the market. The firm has been working as legal advisor of many industry leaders, who value the services provided by Gilbert + Tobin.

Gilbert + Tobin recognize the skills people have to offer, and do not take matters as just another job. The wish to walk the extra mile, and offer extensive services to its clients. The firm received the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality award in 2017. The firm has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years, as they have been able to bag many awards turning the spotlight on the firm and its partners. The firm has been able to make slow yet steady progress, which has allowed them to be ranked amongst the top law firms in Australia.

The firm combines deep legal expertise with extensive industry knowledge, they work on cases and transactions that shape the corporation. Their main aim is to offer innovative solutions that will allow their clients to grow and thrive. Listed below are their area of expertise:

  • Banking and Infrastructure
  • Capital Markets
  • Native Title, Heritage, and Communities
  • Class Action
  • Competition and Regulation
  • Copyright
  • Corporate and Regulatory Investigation
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Cyber Security
  • Data, Content, and Privacy
  • Employment
  • Energy and Resources
  • Environment and Planning
  • Funds
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation and dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Patents
  • Private Equity
  • Pro Bono
  • Real Estate and Projects
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Sartups
  • Tax
  • Third Sector Advisory
  • TMT
  • Trade Marks
  • Venture Capital
  • Water