Corporate and commercial


Our corporate and commercial team is known for its energy, business insight and legal expertise – nationally and internationally. We give clients commercially focused legal advice on all aspects of corporate law and regulation affecting public and private companies, private equity firms and management teams.

Our expertise spans:

  • commercial contracts
  • compliance, including regulatory, corporate governance and directors’ duties
  • intellectual property
  • mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders arrangements, MBOs and MBIs
  • privacy, and
  • industry focus, including sports and entertainment, and technology and digital economy.

Our clients range from large multinational corporates through to ASX-listed companies and innovative start-ups. They include Carlton and United Breweries, Arena REIT, BMW Financial Services and Australian Unity. We are also trusted advisors to various corporate advisers and accounting firms.

‘The “brilliant, efficient, client-focused” team at Hall & Wilcox is “very thorough, knowledgeable”, and has “great strength in depth”. It counts IT, sports, financial services and real estate as sector strengths.
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Martin practices commercial law with extensive experience in contracts and commercial litigation. Martin focuses on corporate, commercial, regulatory and...

Our Team

Jacqui Barrett

Partner & Head of US Practice

Eugene Chen

Partner & Head of China Practice

Alison Choy Flannigan
Alison Choy Flannigan

Partner & Leader, Health & Community

Oliver Jankowsky

Partner & Head of International Practice

Ed Paton

Partner & Head of SE Asia Practice

Jasmine Koh

Lawyer and Head of Frank

Related Thinking

Corporate and Commercial| 29 Jul 2020

On-demand webinar | COVID-19 affected transaction terms, including pricing and financing terms

The impact of COVID-19 on corporate transactions continues to be felt across numerous industries. In the second webinar of this series, held by Hall & Wilcox and FTI Consulting, we look at COVID-19 affected transaction terms.

COVID-19 Thinking| 29 Jul 2020

The economy and COVID-19: extensions and future predictions

As the scale of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Victoria threatens to cast the nation into a relapse, the Federal Government’s announcements in the last week that it will extend critical government measures are welcome news.

Financial Services| 23 Jul 2020

Financial Services in Focus – Issue 42

In this edition of Financial Services in Focus, partners Harry (Cheski) New, Adrian Verdnik and Vince Battaglia provide commentary on the latest ASIC updates, discuss the ASX's extension of temporary emergency capital raising relief to 30 November, plus much more.

Corporate and Commercial| 16 Jul 2020

On-demand webinar | COVID-19 and expedited approval of therapeutic goods webinar – a global perspective

This recent webinar delves into what the regulators (TGA, FDA and European Medicines Agency) are doing to facilitate the supply of therapeutic goods to market quickly due to COVID-19.