International practice


Mr Varitimos QC has an internationally orientated practice, with a particular interest in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Mal has been admitted in:

  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Kingdom of Tonga
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa

In addition to providing advice in relation to matters in the above countries, Mal has also been retained to advise in relation to matters in other countries in the Asia-Pacific Region such as the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.  He has appeared in very complex matters in several countries in the Region. 

Mal is prepared, subject to availability, to advise and appear in relation to matters in other countries.

Mal has developed a particular expertise in Papua New Guinea law, having appeared in many major cases in most areas of law in both the National and Supreme Courts of Justice.  These appearances have included appearances for several Prime Ministers, Deputy Prime Ministers and multinational corporations, as well as individuals and corporations aggrieved by ministerial and other decisions.