A Wealth of Business Services

Business services cover a wide range of professions, including law, accounting, engineering, architecture, advertising, management and property.

These rapidly growing services are increasingly being traded internationally. Sydney dominates the Australian business services sector, contributing almost 40% of its total national revenue.

Firms in the business services sector choose to locate in Sydney for several key reasons.

Sydney is an internationally recognized business and financial center in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The city produces more graduates in service professions such as law and business studies than others in the Asia-Pacific region. For example, five times more lawyers are graduated in Sydney than in Hong Kong and Singapore combined.

Sydney has an English-language base and strong multicultural links to the Asia-Pacific region. It offers competitive professional labor costs and an abundant supply of professional labor.

More than half of Australia's top 100 companies are headquartered in Sydney, and 70% of these companies fall into the business services category.

The city has a world-class telecommunications infrastructure and offers an outstanding lifestyle, together with socio-political stability.

Major Accountants, Auditors

Arthur Andersen & Co., 141 Walker St., North Sydney 2060, tel: (612) 964-6000.

Coopers & Lybrand, 580 George St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 285-7777.

Deloitte Ross Tohmatsu, 255 George St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 250-0500.

Ernst & Young, 83 Clarence St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 260-3344.

KPMG Peat Marwick, Australia Square Tower, Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 239-7444.

Price Waterhouse, 201 Kent St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 256-7000.

Major Law Firms

Allen Allen & Hemsley, MLC Centre, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 229-8765.

Baker & McKenzie, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 225-0200.

Blake Dawson Waldron, Grosvenor Place, 225 George St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 258-6000.

Clayton Utz, Australia Square Tower, Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 259-2525.

Freehill, Hollingdale & Page, MLC Centre, Pitt Street, Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 225-5000.

Mallesons Stephen Jacques, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge St., Sydney 2000, tel: (612) 250-3000.

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