Partnering with you to take on the world

Our lawyers have executed and advised on transactions in many parts of the globe, including Australia and Oceania, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the United States and we’re available to advise and execute transactions in any jurisdiction – utilising local capacity where required.

Our team’s global exposure has resulted in us developing a network of like-minded lawyers and advisory professionals in most major jurisdictions.

Our Offering

International reach

Advancement in technology has brought the world closer together – even without international travel.

Many of our team have either worked abroad or managed transactions abroad from Australia. We have a working knowledge of transactional requirements across a range of jurisdictions, and can operate in an advisory capacity as required.

Examples of our experience

Our experience abroad includes the purchase of hotels and serviced apartment buildings in Dubai, construction contracting for real estate development projects in Abu Dhabi, Fujairah and Saudi Arabia, the establishment of businesses in East Africa, as well as bids for the purchase of companies across Europe and the United States.

We also have notable experience in the hotel industry across Oceania, the Middle East, East and North Africa, and Eastern Europe.

Our networks

Our international experience assists us in assessing local partners who we work with on transactional and advisory mandates.

We can operate in an advisory role to assist entry into global markets.

Team Leaders

Duane Keighran

Duane Keighran

Managing Director


Duane Keighran acts for developers, hotel operators, investors, fund managers, landlords, tenants, Community Housing Providers (CHPs), Indigenous businesses and government departments.

He has received recognition in legal directories and has been noted as “well respected for his work with clients”. Duane is also recommended in Who’s Who Legal for Hospitality in Australia and is listed in Best Lawyers in Australia for Real Property Law.

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Georgia Arya



Georgia Arya is a Director in our Hotels team bringing over 16 years of experience acting on major projects and transactions in Australia, the Middle East, East Africa, Asia, Europe, United Kingdom and America. Her experience spans various sectors liaising with numerous company boards, shareholders and government entities.

Her previous tenure as a Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel saw Georgia responsible for the legal affairs of a group of companies overseeing major projects and other business entities held in respective portfolios.

Her in-house background coupled with her extensive law firm experience gives Georgia unrivalled insight into the client perspective on engaging an external legal services provider and the type of legal support that is vital for companies.

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