The first 200 years of Allens

Allens acknowledges Australia’s First Nations peoples and their ongoing role as the traditional owners of the lands and waters of this country. We respect their lore which has been shared for over 60,000 years, passed down through stories, dance and ceremonies.

When the convict ship Mary Ann arrived in Sydney in 1816 on board was a 15-year-old boy who would found Australia’s most enduring law firm.

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The first 200 years of Allens

This is the story

of the firm he began

It’s a story of



and dedication to values and community

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But most of all it’s a story of

our people

our clients

and our future

Journey through the moments that have shaped our story…