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Australian International Law Firm

At BlackBay Lawyers we offer unparalleled expertise in International Law. Our team is adept in handling complex cross-border transactions, including acquisitions and negotiations involving Australian and overseas entities. We excel in resolving international disputes, covering areas like intellectual property, employment law, and debt recovery. Our proficiency extends to ensuring compliance with international trade practices, managing intricate corporate and commercial international legal matters, and providing strategic advice on tax obligations across jurisdictions.


We specialize in drafting and negotiating a range of international contracts, emphasizing proactive legal management to minimize risks and streamline international business operations. Our approach is client-centric, focusing on delivering tailored solutions that align with the unique needs and objectives of our clients engaged in the global marketplace.

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International Dispute Resolution

Our proficiency in international dispute resolution encompasses a wide range of complex issues. We specialize in resolving disputes related to intellectual property, safeguarding our clients' innovations and creative assets across borders. Our expertise also extends to handling cross-national employment disputes and efficient debt recovery. We adeptly represent Australian companies in international legal challenges and assist overseas clients in understanding and navigating the nuances of the Australian legal system. Our approach is tailored to each dispute, employing strategies ranging from negotiation and arbitration to litigation, always with a focus on protecting our clients’ global interests.


Practice Area - International Law

Australian International Law Firm

At BlackBay Lawyers, our expertise in International Law spans across key areas such as cross-border transactions, international dispute resolution, and compliance with global trade regulations. We adeptly manage corporate and commercial international legal matters, offering specialized guidance in intellectual property, employment law, and international taxation. Our focus is on providing comprehensive legal support to our clients engaged in the global business landscape, ensuring seamless international operations through tailored and proactive legal strategies.


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Meet The Team 

At BlackBay Lawyers, our international law team, led by seasoned lawyers, brings decades of combined legal expertise with a track record of successful outcomes. We have established one of the most respected teams of litigation & commercial lawyers in Australia, offering comprehensive legal solutions in this complex field.

Practice Head

Greg Leather

Greg Leather is a renowned International Law expert at BlackBay Lawyers, known for his exceptional prowess and vast experience in handling complex international legal matters. As the head of the International Law practice at BlackBay Lawyers, Greg has solidified his status as a leading legal expert in cross-border transactions, international dispute resolution, and compliance with global trade regulations.

Boasting over 30 years in the legal field, Greg has cultivated an extensive understanding of the multifaceted challenges inherent in international law. He excels in representing both Australian and international clients, skillfully navigating negotiations and demonstrating a readiness for assertive litigation when required.

In his leadership role at BlackBay Lawyers' International Law practice, Greg Leather has been pivotal in directing the firm's strategy across a broad spectrum of international cases. His expertise encompasses managing intricate cross-border transactions, resolving high-stakes international disputes, and ensuring compliance with complex international legal standards. Greg's strategic insights and depth of knowledge make him an invaluable ally and guide for clients navigating the intricacies of the global legal landscape.





Special Counsel


Isabella Orlic - Commercial Litigation Lawyer


Isabella Orlic



Julie Mehrdawi

Yianni van Gelder - Commercial Litigation Lawyer


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Our Approach

At BlackBay Lawyers, our purpose is to empower our clients to overcome their legal challenges with confidence that not only achieve positive results but also foster growth, innovation, and success


We do this by providing exceptional legal solutions that combine the expertise of the best legal talent with cutting-edge technology. Our team is comprised of specialists in Commercial, Regulatory, Employment, and Defamation Litigation.


We are dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in a holistic manner.

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International Law FAQ

Common Questions about International Law

  1. What is International Law and how does it apply to businesses?
    A: International Law encompasses legal rules and norms governing relationships between nations and entities operating across borders. For businesses, it covers a range of issues from cross-border transactions, international trade regulations, compliance with foreign laws, to resolving disputes in international contexts. It's crucial for businesses engaged in international operations to understand how these laws impact their activities.

  2. How can BlackBay Lawyers assist with cross-border transactions?
    A: We specialize in facilitating cross-border transactions, providing services such as due diligence, contract negotiation, and legal compliance. Our team ensures smooth transactions by addressing legal complexities, managing risks, and securing interests in international mergers, acquisitions, and business expansions.

  3. What expertise does BlackBay Lawyers have in international dispute resolution?
    A: Our team has extensive experience in resolving international disputes, including those related to intellectual property, commercial contracts, employment, and trade. We represent clients in international arbitrations, mediations, and litigation, providing strategic solutions to protect their interests globally.

  4. Can BlackBay Lawyers help with setting up a business in foreign jurisdictions?
    A: Yes, we assist clients in establishing businesses overseas, including company formation, navigating regulatory requirements, and advising on tax and employment laws in foreign jurisdictions. Our aim is to ensure legal compliance and successful entry into international markets.

  5. What kind of legal support does BlackBay Lawyers provide for compliance with international trade practices and competition law?
    A: We offer comprehensive advice on international trade practices and competition laws, ensuring that our clients’ operations comply with global standards. This includes guidance on import-export regulations, customs duties, anti-trust laws, and transfer pricing.

  6. How does BlackBay Lawyers handle international intellectual property protection?
    A: We assist in protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights internationally. This includes securing patents, trademarks, and copyrights in different countries, and representing clients in IP infringement cases across borders.

  7. What role does BlackBay Lawyers play in international employment law matters?
    A: We advise on international employment law issues, including drafting expatriate employment contracts, navigating foreign labor laws, and advising on international workforce management.

  8. How can I get advice on International Law from BlackBay Lawyers?
    A: You can contact us directly for a consultation. Our team is ready to provide tailored advice and strategic legal solutions for your international legal needs. Whether you're expanding your business globally, navigating international disputes, or ensuring compliance with foreign laws, BlackBay Lawyers has the expertise to guide you.

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