KEVIN HOBGOOD-BROWN

Partner, Attorney
Deacons
Sydney, Australia


Kevin is a partner in the Sydney office of the international law firm, Deacons.


Qualified to practice law in both the U.S. and Australia, Kevin has assisted numerous U.S. companies establish operations in Australia and he regularly advises Australian based companies entering the U.S. market. Kevin is a frequent speaker on U.S.-Australian issues.

In addition to his Australian focus, Kevin has extensive experience in China and in the wider Asia Pacific area. He is the current national Chairman of the Australia China Business Council, is on the Advisory Board of the China Research Centre of the University of Technology, Sydney and is on the 7-member Australia China Council of the Australian government. He is a member of the International Council of the Asia Society and is on the Board of the Asia Pacific Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS (Australia) Ltd.


Mr. Hobgood-Brown has lived and worked in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. From 1983-1987, he taught on the law faculty of Beijing University while working in his law firmís Beijing office. In the mid 1990s, he was the Managing Partner of the firm's Beijing office. He was managing partner of his firmís Taipei office in the early 1990ís. He has been based in Sydney since 1996.


Services
Business Advisory, Corporate / M&A, International


Industries
Energy , Mining and Resources


International Expertise
Australia, U.S., China, Japan, Taiwan


Professional Admissions
California, Texas, New South Wales, Western Australia



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