Williams + Hughes is a member of Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. The affiliation offers our clients a gateway to nearly 7,000 lawyers in 226 global markets across 7 global regions: Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States.

Our membership of Meritas allows us to support our client’s cross border interests by providing them with pre-qualified access to some of the world’s best law firms, ensuring local legal insight, local rates and world-class client service.

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms. Meritas membership is extended by invitation only following a rigorous due diligence and quality vetting process, and there is only one member in each market.

Member firms are regularly assessed for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction. Only firms performing under the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are recertified as members. This ensures that clients receive the same high quality legal work and service from every Meritas firm.

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Need advice from interstate or overseas lawyers?

If your business needs legal advice or services interstate or overseas and you don’t already have a contact at Williams + Hughes then please contact Damian Quail or Tully Carmady.

Need advice from an Australian lawyer?

If you are considering establishing operations in Australia or need legal advice in relation to your existing Australian business, please contact Damian Quail or Tully Carmady.

Meritas lawyers at the firms in Australia and New Zealand have prepared and regularly update a comprehensive and professional guide to doing business in Australia and New Zealand. The guide provides a valuable inside perspective of doing business in each country. You can download a copy at the link below.

Guide to doing business in Australia and New Zealand