BOWDEN McCORMACK, Lawyers + Advisers - Darwin, Northern Territory

Bowden McCormack is a commercial law firm that exists to provide the best legal and strategic advice in a professional, determined and forthright manner.  Our commitment to innovation, coupled with a commercial, goal-driven and culturally-appropriate approach, allows us to provide relevant, efficient and practical assistance.  In doing so, we aim to be the best we can be and achieve optimum  results for a diverse range of individuals, Indigenous clan groups, mining companies, small to large businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

Commercial & Corporate

Business people in the Northern Territory often face extraordinary challenges such as remoteness, lack of infrastructure, language and cultural differences and complex dealings with government, regulators, land councils and traditional owners. Bowden McCormack understands these challenges and provides tailored, pertinent advice with respect to mining and resource matters, business structuring, contracts, compliance and stamp duty. » More


From Aboriginal land and Native Title matters to leasing, our firm is uniquely positioned. We work closely with all stakeholders to a transaction and pride ourselves on seeking and obtaining solutions to problems that are win-win for the parties. We understand the legitimate expectations of third parties who come into contact with land rights or native title law as part of a development process; we understand the rights of traditional owners and native title holders; we understand the important role of Land Councils in the Northern Territory; and we understand the commerciality involved in property negotiations and transactions, large and small. » More


Bowden McCormack is able to guide you and provide advice concerning such matters as employee entitlements and employment conditions, the drafting of contracts of varying complexity, contract disputes and resolution, discrimination, sexual harassment, unfair dismissal and occupational health and safety. The firm is also able to advise on the operation of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). » More