Allan Mana

Partner. Port Moresby.

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Allan Mana

Allan heads our litigation department in the firm’s Port Moresby office.

Admitted to practice in PNG in November 1998, Allan is a leading local litigation lawyer, well known for his in depth local knowledge, general commercial experience and a long standing presence in the PNG courts.

Allan’s general practice has a particular focus in the Mining, Energy and Resource, Banking & Finance, Insolvency, Insurance and Superannuation sectors.

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Allan heads our litigation department in the firm’s Port Moresby office.

Admitted to practice in PNG in November 1998, Allan is a leading local litigation lawyer, well known for his in depth local knowledge, general commercial experience and a long standing presence in the PNG courts.

Allan’s general practice has a particular focus in the Mining, Energy and Resource, Banking & Finance, Insolvency, Insurance and Superannuation sectors.

Over the years, Allan has advised and assisted clients in litigation involving corporate liquidations, environmental claims, industrial/employment disputes, challenges to administrative decisions and fraud related claims.

Allan Mana

Allan's Expertise

  • ExxonMobil PNG Ltd Acted as Defence Counsel in litigation associated with the PNG LNG Project
  • Ok Tedi Mining Ltd, Newcrest Ltd, Barrick Limited Acted as Defence Counsel in cases involving employment, industrial, land and environmental
    issues
  • Bank of South Pacific and Westpac PNG Ltd Advised and assisted the Banks in general banking and finance, insolvency and fraud related litigation
  • Bank of Papua New Guinea Provided ongoing regulatory advice and acted in a variety of litigation defending the Bank’s regulatory functions
  • QBE, American Home Assurance Company and Pacific MMI Insurance Consistent engagement with these Insurance providers on commercial advice and pursuing,
    defending insurance claims
  • Taiheiyo Corporation Assisted with advice on aspects of the acquisition of the PNG Government’s interests in PNG Halla Cement
  • Kina Finance Limited, NasFund, Nambawan Superannuation Ltd and Comrade Trustee Services Limited Advising and assisting in litigation involving general commercial, regulatory and superannuation related issues
  • Post PNG Limited Assisted with litigation resulting in the appointment of an interim liquidator for PNG’s postal services

Allan's Leadership

  • Council of the Papua New Guinea law society Councillor