Adelaide Office

Level 1, 139 Frome Street, Adelaide

Phone: +61 8 8215 4200
Facsimile: + 61 8 8215 4222


Melbourne Office

Level 35, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Phone: +61 3 8639 5516

Key Contacts

Manufacturing + Engineering

We act for clients in this sector including for those making automotive, agricultural, aquaculture, packaging, synthetic stoppers and alternative energy products. We understand the special needs of clients operating in this sector, such as:

  • Workplace relations (including WorkChoices, Enterprise Bargaining Agreements and Australian Work Place Agreements)
  • Protecting your intellectual property and know how
  • Acquisitions of capital equipment
  • Major engineering projects and subcontracting issues
  • Outsourcing of your manufacturing
  • Distributing and marketing your products
  • The challenges of international expansion

Our Experience

  • Advising a national packaging manufacturer on the acquisition of additional manufacturing plants and on industrial relations matters
  • Preparing Distribution Agreements for a manufacturer to appoint exclusive distributors in the US
  • Preparing core standard contracts for a leading engineering group
  • Advising a manufacturer on contracts to build an additional large factory
  • Providing industrial relations advice and documentation to leading engineering and manufacturing companies
  • Acting for a manufacturer on its acquisition of plants in Victoria and Western Australia