Henry Davis York, is a dynamic and diverse law firm, that has been leading in the market. The firm  founded in 1893, and since then have been helping shape the leading businesses and corporations in Australia. They are currently working for the six largest accounting firms and banks in Australia, top ten investment banks in the world, three financial regulatory authorities in Australia, for 65% of the Commonwealth Government Department portfolios, fourteen top Australian asset managers, eight top property developers in Australia, eight top construction companies in Australia, and 100% of the NSW State government department portfolios for legal service panels.

The firm is well known for transferring knowledge and ideas to great outcomes for their clients, their staff, and their community. The firm offers first rate thinking, and work alongside clients so they create an inventive solution, that will generate opportunities for their clients. They are well known for thinking outside the box, and manage to achieve solutions; that are the perfect commercial outcomes, and help their clients add value to their business. They are sticking to what they feel matters the most, and are constantly working on their client’s case. The firm comprises of many determined and knowledgeable lawyers, who wish to offer the best results to their clients. They are now just masters of law, they have achieved a great understanding of various other industries. Understanding the business allows the firm to offer greater services, and they are able to think from the perspective of their clients. This allows them a chance to help their clients succeed in great lengths.

The firm advised on a wide range of matters, to Australia’s leading businessmen. They have the big six Australian banks as their clients, along with other financial institutions, agencies, corporates, fund managers, infrastructure developers, regulatory bodies, and government departments. The firm has a grasp on the local matters, and focus a great deal on the local market. They love what they practice, and focus on offering the best services in Australia. The secret behind their success is their expertise, focus, and passion. They have partnered with clients over a numerous sectors, and mainly in the infrastructure, government, and financial services sector.
Over the last few years the law firm has been awarded fifteen practice area rankings in the Chambers of Asia-Pacific in 2017, twelve practice area rankings in the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific in 2017, more than 50% of their partners are recognised in the Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2017, more than 50% of their partners are recognised as the Best Lawyers Australia 2017,  they were awarded the top tier law firm for Restructuring & Insolvency in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific in 2017, and the top tier law firm for Restructuring and Insolvency in IFLR1000 in 2017, and they were the finalist for Client Service Award in the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards in 2016


  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Major Projects
  • Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment & Safety
  • Environment & Planning
  • Government Inquiries, Commissions & Inquests
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investments & Financial Services
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology & Procurement


  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Infrastructure
  • Healthcare
  • University

Website: https://www.hdy.com.au/