McDonald Patafta & Associates Lawyers

Leading Australian law firm providing legal advice for clients operating in,
or looking to invest in, Australia since 2008

About Us

Contemporary and full service law firm supporting a diverse client base in Australia and beyond

From the establishment of our office in Adelaide, our experienced team of local lawyers work collaboratively with our clients to satisfy any and all requirements.  From helping foreign investors find their feet to advising on complex international and local transactions, we support our clients every step of the way.

We are a full-service law firm working across foreign investment, banking and finance, energy and mining, corporate and commercial, infrastructure and construction, project financing, family, employment, real estate and property.

Our diverse client base includes global and local financial institutions, multi-national corporations, government authorities, private investors, non-governmental organisations, small business and private client individuals.

Why choose us?

International presence with in-depth experience, operating since 2008

Why MPAL as your law firm?

Highly Recommended

2022 Asialaw Profiles

Ranked Firm

2022 Chambers Asia-Pacific

Leading Firm

2022 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Highly Regarded

2022 IFLR1000

Australia-based team with particular strength regarding international investment in the mining sector. Especially well equipped to advise international clients on shareholder and joint venture agreements, as well as hydropower project financing, real estate, employment and tax matters. Also has experience handling matters in the technology sector."


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