Kimberley Sunset, Western Australia - Photograph by Brendon Carroll

Mailman Law is a 100% Indigenous owned corporate & commercial law firm committed to the economic empowerment of Indigenous peoples by sharing our unique legal, business and community knowledge with government, corporates and community groups that share the same vision.

We understand our clients’ needs and seek to deliver cost effective and commercially astute corporate legal advice using flexible fee arrangements. Our firm is also led by lawyers with a respected history of corporate and community work to deliver efficient, practical, and culturally sensitive services to a wide range of clients.


developing the north

The Australian Government has released the first ever White Paper on Developing Northern Australia potentially opening up significant land and sea opportunities for remote communities.


The Federal Governments IPP is creating significant value and opportunities for reconciliation in the corporate world. Let us find ways to channel these opportunities to remote Indigenous communities.


free trade agreement

A recent Indigenous trade mission to China and ongoing talks suggest that ancient trade links between Indigenous Australia and mainland China are about to be rekindled.

Painting by Kaytej Elder, Wayne Ampeytane Davis, Central Australia

Recent Projects 

  • Advising one of Australia's oldest Registered Training Organisations on corporate structuring and strategy in relation to training members of Indigenous communities.

  • Advising on $250,000 convertible note capital raising venture for start-up Indigenous green energy company.

  • Acting for three groups of traditional owners in the Torres Strait, the Cape York and in Ingham area, Queensland in relation to a combined start-up fishing venture projected to yield $20m in 5 years.

  • Advising the Cairns Region Indigenous Business Network Incorporated on corporate structuring and good governance practices.

  • Negotiating numerous procurement contracts under National Broadband rollout (Lend Lease, Galaxy, Service Stream), and other agreements with Rio Tinto, GHD Australia, Hansen Yuncken.

  • Legal and business advice and corporate structuring in relation to proposed joint ventures with various companies such as Excel Galaxy, GHD Engineers, Corporate Protection Australia Group, Luxury Paints, Senko and Scientific Water Proofing.

  • Advising various Government officials in China on the Australian market, select opportunities in agriculture, legal issues and potential corporate structures that may be adopted.

  • Negotiating mining and contracting matters with Adani Mining, BHP, Rio Tinto, Northern Minerals, Newmont and AngloGold Ashanti and New Century Mine.

  • Self-funded trade mission to Beijing, China and other various locations to promote Indigenous Australian enterprise, and hosting various Chinese trade delegates in Australia with tours to central Queensland and the Torres Straits Islands.