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Hall & Wilcox

Investment Funds

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What the team is known for

Hall & Wilcox is experienced in advising investment fund managers, asset managers and trustees on the establishment and raising of both wholesale and retail funds. Strong offering in the property funds space, with expertise in acting for international and domestic clients on a range of matters, including fund acquisitions and restructures. Notable clients include Ironbark Asset Management, Impact Funds Management and Yarra Capital Management.

Strengths

A client praises the team's high level of service, commenting: "The firm is highly responsive and alert to client needs: they pre-empt clients' needs and provide confidence in the work performed."

Another client highlights the "advice that is usually easy to understand and practical," and adds: "The partners look after us well."

Work highlights

Hall & Wilcox acted for Bass Capital on the establishment of Bass Property Credit Fund Capital, a fund which allows for separate classes of units that would be separately invested and managed for investors into different classes.

Notable practitioners

Harry New handles transactional and regulatory issues across the funds space, enjoying a particularly high reputation for his expertise concerning property funds. A client identifies him as being "friendly and very experienced," going on to comment: "He quickly understands what kind of advice is needed."

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Overview

The Hall & Wilcox Funds group is one of the largest teams in Australia with more than 30 people nationally, including 19 partners. Our group is comprised of highly skilled lawyers who are recognised as leaders in their field and are active participants in industry associations. We act for trustees, responsible entities and investment managers, including some leading Australian and international fund managers.

We have expertise across all relevant areas, including financial services regulation, banking and finance, property, corporate commercial, privacy, anti-money laundering / counter-terrorism finance, dispute resolution and tax. Our multi-disciplinary expertise offers an integrated view of the broader marketplace, its challenges, risks and opportunities, and the implications for business results.

Our funds work is a significant part of our financial services practice with market leading capabilities in investment funds, property funds and superannuation.


Members

New, Harry (Head of Department)

Bassilios, John

Battaglia, Vince

Chen, Eugene

Hutchinson, John

MacNamara, Anne

Morvell, James

Verdnik, Adrian

Industries

Banking

Financial services

Fintech

Superannuation

Investment Funds

Hall & Wilcox

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Location

Level 11, Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne

Victoria

Australia

3000

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