Lawyers with Australian and global managed fund, commercial law and management level business experience, working in Sydney, Melbourne, USA and Hong Kong. 

Pointer Lawyers is a law firm with a difference. Experience matters.

Our advice includes fund set up requirements, licensing, recommending service providers, documentation and all aspects of compliance (AML, CTF, AUSTRAC, ASIC laws and policies and the Corporations Act).

Andrew Pointer, Principal, has top tier law firm experience at Minter Ellison, Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Australia) and Stephenson Harwood (Hong Kong).

Pointer Lawyers commercial advice includes pre-IPO and merger/acquisition due diligence; joint venture, consulting, distribution, agency, licensing, sale and purchase, supply, procurement, security, technology, service and lease agreements; director duty and board advice.

Pointer Lawyers is uniquely positioned to assist US fund, financial services and Fortune 500 global companies.

We typically advise global businesses, trustees, fund managers, foreign financial service providers (FFSP), property developers, investment managers, private clients and family offices.

We also offer a non-legal resident director service for global corporate and fund administrator clients establishing a company in Australia.

We take pride in our concise, clear legal writing, commercial insights and approach and being personable and affordable (normally fixed fee).

Our office is conveniently located in Martin Place, Sydney, in the heart of the CBD.

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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

About Us

Established by Andrew Pointer, with over 30 years combined legal and global business experience.

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Services

A boutique law firm providing a comprehensive range of managed fund and managed investment trust and commercial law services. We also provide a non-legal resident director service for global businesses establishing a company in Australia.

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Our Difference

Lawyers are expected to know the law and provide good advice. We uniquely offer the value of deep local and global business and legal insights for your business, a one stop solution model for wholesale managed investment fund, managed investment trust (MIT) and commercial clients and an 8 Pillars operating model.

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Pointer Lawyers wholesale managed investment fund and managed investment trust services include:

• set up (including recommending leading fund tax advisors)
• licensing requirements
• all relevant documentation – including licensing, trust deed, information memorandum, investment management agreement, development management agreement
• disclosure obligations
• compliance advice with ASIC requirements and the Corporations Act.

Commercial law services include IPO due diligence, commercial contracts, company director and board advice.

Non-legal resident director service for global businesses, including global corporate and fund administrator clients, establishing a company in Australia.

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