Australian legal practice Colin Biggers & Paisley has been appointed as the member for ADVOC Asia, Victoria.

Colin Biggers & Paisley's appointment was announced during ADVOC Asia's annual general meeting in Adelaide on 16 September 2022.

Colin Biggers & Paisley has a rich history and relationship with ADVOC Asia. The practice is a founding member and Dunstan de Souza, former Managing Partner and now Senior Partner at Colin Biggers & Paisley, was ADVOC Asia's President from 2002-2014 and is now a member of the International Executive.

The legal practice has been the ADVOC Asia member for New South Wales since 1994 and is pleased to continue to build this relationship and partnership as the member for Victoria.  

Property and Development Partner, Michael Lanyon has been acting for clients in China for over 15 years and is the key contact for the practice in Melbourne.

"I have travelled to China and many other countries in Asia dozens of times in the past few years. This experience, coupled with our strong commercial team in Victoria makes us an ideal partner for ADVOC in Victoria," Michael said.

"We look forward to strengthening our partnership with ADVOC to provide clients with sound experience and I am confident that the relationships built through the ADVOC network will enable the firm to assist our clients wherever they do business in the world."

About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley has a century-long history of genuine expertise in transactions, projects, governance and dispute resolution. Our exceptional people and an unrelenting commitment to our clients has seen our practice evolve from a boutique legal practice in Sydney to a national legal practice with international reach. With a vision for growth, we now have more than 70 partners and 500 staff and offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

We’re particularly known for our insurance, property and construction experience, and have an established reputation in a range of other sectors. We act for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. We have both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.