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Hall & Wilcox

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Managing Partner: Tony Macvean
Number of partners: 77
Number of lawyers: 312
Languages:   Arabic, Croatian, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Serbian, Spanish, Yiddish

Firm Overview:
Hall & Wilcox is a leading Australian independent business law firm, with offices in six cities and more than 600 people, including nearly 80 partners. For over 100 years, the firm has advised businesses, public and private entities, public sector organisations and business owners on a wide range of commercial and legal issues. It acts nationally for Australian-based clients, including more than 20% of Australia’s top 100 companies, and multinational clients with Australian interests. The firm aims to enable its clients, people and communities to thrive by practising Smarter Law, its response to disruption in the legal industry, and supports its clients to achieve their business objectives and prosper during times of change.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Corporate & Commercial
Employment & Workplace Relations
Insolvency & Reconstruction
Investment Funds
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Private Clients
Property & Projects
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Banking & Finance:
The team has specialists in banking, financial services, investment funds and superannuation. Clients include Australian and overseas borrowers and lenders, public offer superannuation funds and pooled superannuation trusts, fund managers and all types of financial services businesses.
Contact: Mark Inston
Tel: +61 3 9603 3597
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial:
The team advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law and regulation affecting public and private companies. Its clients range from large multinational corporates through to ASX-listed companies and innovative start-ups. Within the team, there are specialist teams such as sports law, led by Martin Ross, and IP and Technology, led by Ben Hamilton.
Contact: Martin Ross
Tel: +61 3 9603 3641
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The team acts for professional litigants such as insurers and banks, as well as undertaking commercial litigation for major corporations, arising interstate and overseas, in all courts and jurisdictions. The team also has a large focus on risk management and compliance.
Contact: Graydon Dowd
Tel: +61 3 9603 3147
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Workplace Relations:
The team advises clients on the complex Australian industrial law environment and provides strategic advice and assistance at key stages of the employment lifecycle.
Karl Rozenbergs
Tel: +61 3 9603 3583
Email: [email protected]

The team has significant experience in acting for local governments, government departments and statutory authorities, in areas including employment and industrial relations, FOI, privacy and protected disclosure laws, property, tendering and commercial contracts, construction and project management and dispute resolution.
Contact: Kathryn Howard
Tel: +61 3 9603 3151
Email: [email protected]

One of Australia’s major insurance practices, the team provides specialist advice across all general and statutory insurance lines and sits on the legal panel of three of Australia’s top four general insurers, as well as dozen of Lloyd’s of London syndicates.
Contact: Rhett Slocombe
Tel: +61 2 8267 3869
Email: [email protected]

Property & Projects:
The team has extensive industry knowledge and provides strategic advice to a wide range of clients, including companies, property and superannuation funds, private and public companies, state and local government authorities and utility providers in all Australian states. The team covers real estate, planning, environment, construction and projects.
Contact: John O’Kane
Tel: +61 3 9603 3120
Email: [email protected]

The team provides clients with innovative tax structuring, advisory, dispute management and compliance services that are independent and cost effective, on standalone tax issues, as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Contact: Peter Murray
Tel: +61 3 9603 3686
Email: [email protected]

Insolvency & Reconstruction:
The team has worked on some of Australia’s most complex and high-profile insolvencies, and regularly works with large banks, accounting firms and corporates. It advises on all aspects of insolvency, including restructuring, turnarounds and management of creditors.
Contact: Wayne Kelcey
Tel: +61 3 9603 3447
Email: [email protected]

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