With a stable economy, low barriers to entry and a pragmatic business culture, Australia is a popular choice for inbound investment.


NMD has the expertise and experience necessary to help international entities to set up or invest in the Australian market.
  • identifying and establishing appropriate legal structures;
  • corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions;
  • due diligence on existing businesses;
  • protecting and managing intellectual property;
  • designing appropriate commercial agreements including franchise, distribution and supply agreements;
  • assisting with compliance under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); and
  • assisting with compliance under the Australian Consumer Law and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010(Cth).


We have advised a broad range of clients from New Zealand, United States, Europe and Asia, namely:
  • assisting a European multi-national corporation in the manufacturing industry to acquire its local supplier;
  • acting for a U.S headquartered pharmaceutical company in purchasing a Sydney based pharmaceutical and research company involving a cross border scrip for scrip share transfer;
  • assisting a New Zealand telecommunications provider to register as a foreign company, advising on their structuring requirements and sourcing a local director; and
  • drafting shipping contracts for a large Japanese corporation.