Papua New Guinea has famously been described as a “mountain of gold floating in a sea of oil”. With such a prize at stake, PNG is an attractive investment destination, but navigating the complexities of this complex country requires first-hand knowledge and experience.

Our team has been involved in many of the most important transactions and projects in Papua New Guinea over the past two decades. We are on the ground, with a full service office in Port Moresby including 15 lawyers and support staff, working alongside our Australian offices as an integrated team. We have market-leading experience across all major sectors and practice areas including energy and natural resources, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), infrastructure, property and construction, banking and finance, tax, workplace relations, corporate and commercial, and dispute resolution.

We have built strong relationships with the State, the legal profession, the accounting profession and corporate bodies in Papua New Guinea. We understand the legal, political, regulatory and cultural environment, and have an excellent track record of supporting our clients to successfully get their deals done.

Our market-leading experience and local presence, combined with our Australian sector expertise, provides our clients with an invaluable advantage in their dealings in this exciting country.