Our Firm

At Canaan Lawyers we focus on giving our clients a commercial advantage by providing high quality legal services in a practical and cost effective fashion.

We also offer clients a wide array of potential networks through which to do business in the Asia Pacific Region and the expertise they need to establish themselves in markets beyond Australia.

Our Clients

Our clients include high net worth individuals, large companies, small and medium sized enterprises. They are in a wide range of industries including retail, professional services, property development and management, hospitality, franchising, finance and education. As well as acting for established enterprises we act for emerging businesses, government officials, community groups; and charitable and non-government organisations.

We strive to develop strong long term relationships with clients and to provide value to our clients on an ongoing basis.

Our People

Canaan Lawyers is a close knit team. We value diversity. Most of our people are multilingual and have extensive knowledge of the Asia Pacific Region.

We are always interested in talking to motivated and capable people who have questions about joining the firm. To find out more please visit our How to join us page.

Follow the links below or on the left hand panel for profiles of our people:

  • Derek Lo – Partner
  • Derek Chan – Founder
  • Robert Chong – Special Advisor