Our Approach.

At Lansdowne Financial we are building a business that we believe is truly unique.

We are not a firm of solicitors or accountants looking to sell additional services.

Rather we network with our own trusted advisers built up from operating businesses in Australia over the past 30 years, and then refer you to whoever we believe can best meet your needs.

Our business is about providing you with the commercial and business support to help you grow and succeed in the Australian environment.

Our Service.

Flat Fee

Our fees are competitive and based on a flat rate per annum. No hidden extras or surprises.

Trusted & Experienced

With over 30 years experience operating in Australia we are known and recommended for what we do.

Connected

We help you build a network of trusted business associates and service providers in the Australian market.

The Lansdowne Advantage.

  • A Flat Fee

    Our fees are competitive and based on a flat rate per annum. Occasionally, business needs dictate a heavier involvement or greater support from Lansdowne, however no additional fees are added. No hidden extras, no surprises.
  • After Hours Support

    Time-zones in Australia are at best difficult compared to the rest of the world. Lansdowne has the capacity to provide support out of hours and can generally find communication windows within normal business hours in European, US and Asian markets. Whilst most communication is via email, phone/video conferencing can be easily accommodated.
  • Bank Account Opening

    Opening a bank account has become particularly difficult for overseas-based companies coping with ever-increasing regulation due to anti-money-laundering and counter-terrorism concerns. We will take the lead in navigating through the maze of complexity that can dramatically slow the process of getting your business established.
  • Mailbox Services

    Lansdowne has a physical address in North Sydney Business District that can be made available to all clients requiring mailbox forwarding and a physical address for their Australian operation.
  • 24 Hour Cost-Effective Foreign Exchange Transactions

    Whether transferring funds to Australia or repatriating overseas, mainstream banks charge high transaction fees in both directions. Apart from their stated fees and charges, the exchange rates used are often several percentage points away from the true spot rate.

    We partner with a leading independent FX clearing house with a proven track history in cost-effective foreign exchange transactions. Initially focused on Australian markets, they are rapidly expanding with offices now in six countries strategically located around the globe and offering FX dealings in 55 currencies.

The Lansdowne Culture.

  • We're Interested

    We love having new innovative companies expand into the Australian market. We take an active interest in your business and will do whatever we can to assist in its growth. We often network our contacts or other clients where we can see opportunities that will benefit one or the other – and often both!
  • We're Passionate

    We want you to succeed and to partner with you in that success. We are prepared to invest our time, our energy, our passion, into helping you fast-track your business growth and avoid the inherent risks and pitfalls. In time, we will happily take on a more active role promoting your business to potential alliance partners, distributors, key staff etc. as we learn more about your business, what drives it, and the people involved.
  • Client Referrals

    We appreciate and are proud to say that most of our business comes from client referrals and we pride ourselves on being reachable, value adding and efficient.

What Our Long-Standing Clients Say

“The team at Lansdowne did a fantastic job of simplifying the process of legally stablishing our business in Australia, they took away all of the complexity and managed the process from start to finish and gave us complete comfort that all was done right.”

Dr Barbara Murphy
Founder & CSO, Equilume
Resident Director since 2013

“Being a tech startup based in Ireland we knew we needed someone who we could trust on the ground to be our Australian resident director. Lansdowne Financial were recommended to us and working with Tony Kearney has made our entry into the Australian market very straightforward. Tony has vast experience of working with businesses across a variety of sectors and through his extensive network of contacts he was able to link us up with a solicitor and accountant to service our needs. i would have no hesitation in recommending Lansdowne Financial to anyone seeking to set up a business in Australia.”

Luke Saunders, Founder & Managing Director
Lighthouse Learning Ltd
Resident Director since 2013

“Tony has always been supportive and helped our organisation since we started. He is easy to deal with and prepared to offer professional business and financial advice.”

Wong Chaw Meng
Managing Director, Nikkon Lighting Australia
Resident Director since 2013

“Tony Kearney saves lives!”

Anna Thomas
Managing Director, Nunwood Australia
Resident Director since 2013

“We have used Tony's Resident Director services for over three years and have enjoyed a completely faultless experience and as such I cannot recommend Tony highly enough. Tony has a wealth of experience and knowledge and is thorough and meticulous in his work. He is always swift to come back to us with any communication which makes working with him very east despite our offices being on the other side of the world to one another. Tony maintains the highest standards of professionalism and his incredibly friendly demeanor means that working with him is a pleasure. We would not hesitate to recommend Tony and his service to anybody.”

Lindsey Fellowes-Freeman
Finance Director, WRW Media Ltd
Resident Director since 2013

We Can Help Your Business Grow.

These are some of the companies, just like yours, that are now established in Australia with the ongoing support of Lansdowne Financial.

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