Pointer Lawyers is a law and US business consulting firm with a difference. Our services deliver the benefit of multi-faceted solutions for your business.

Our legal funds management advice and documents includes fund set up (wholesale and retail), AFSL, trust deed, product disclosure statement, information memorandum, investment management agreement, disclosure obligations and AFSL compliance.

Pointer Lawyers regulatory compliance advice includes AFSL/AML-CTF/KYC/AUSTRAC regulatory compliance and management, AFSL/ASIC reporting obligations, compliance risks, reports, policies and procedures and regulatory compliant marketing material.

Pointer Lawyers commercial law advice includes joint venture, consulting, shareholder, distribution, agency, licensing agreements and director duties.

Our US business non-legal consulting services includes:

  • Strategy and introducing senior people in the US to help Australian business establish or expand in the US
  • Non-executive director – financial services and global start-ups
  • Resident director for global companies establishing in Australia
  • Business management, strategy and development
  • Global corporate and fund administrator advisory.

We typically advise trustees and responsible entities, multi-disciplinary accounting firms, VCs, family offices, businesses establishing or expanding in the US and global corporate and fund administrators with resident nominee director services.

Pointer Lawyers takes pride in the value of our ‘8 Pillars’ operating model. This means:

  • Clear and concise legal writing
  • Commercial solutions which genuinely grow and improve businesses
  • Relationship driven of value for clients
  • Well rounded business and legal approaches, advice and strategies
  • No nonsense, can do, clear communication
  • Highly personable, easy to work with
  • Integrity and trust at the core of everything we do
  • Affordable fees, normally fixed.

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, trustee company management and global business experience.

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Managed funds, commercial and regulatory compliance law firm, non-legal dot connecting senior business people locally and globally, directorships, business strategy and development, US – New York/Texas and India market entry consulting services.

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Our Difference

Lawyers are expected to know the law and provide good advice. We uniquely offer the value of legal advice and non-legal consulting services for local and global managed funds and businesses.

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Pointer Lawyers wholesale and retail managed fund services:

• set up (including recommending other required service providers)
• licensing requirements
• all documentation – including licensing, trust deed, product disclosure statement, information memorandum, investment management agreement, development management and related agreements
• disclosure obligations
• compliance with ASIC requirements and the Corporations Act.



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