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Welcome new Building and Infrastructure Partner

Lucas Keogh has joined HWL Ebsworth as a partner within the Building and Infrastructure team in Sydney. With a background in engineering as well as law, Lucas is uniquely placed to offer commercial and practical advice to the firm’s construction clients. Lucas’ expertise includes adjudications, arbitrations, expert determinations, litigation, and also front-end work. Lucas acts … Read more


HWL Ebsworth advises on the third highest number of announced M&A deals in Australia

The quarterly release of the Thomson Reuters league tables has confirmed HWL Ebsworth’s increase of market share, with results showing HWL Ebsworth receiving credit for the 3rd highest number of announced M&A deals in the Australian market so far this year. It is an impressive feat, having improved this ranking from the position of 14th … Read more


HWL Ebsworth eyes continued growth in IT and IP with recent partner appointment

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has appointed Matthew Craven as a partner within its Information Technology and Intellectual Property team in Melbourne. Matthew joins HWL Ebsworth from Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was a Special Counsel. Matthew has wide-ranging experience in technology law and intellectual property. Matthew specialises … Read more


Federal Court awards $3.3 million to native title claimants in first litigated compensation claim under the Native Title Act

The Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA) provides a system for the recognition of native title rights and interests across Australia. Where various types of acts have extinguished, or partially extinguished, native title, the NTA provides for compensation on just terms. The decision of Mansfield J in Griffiths v Northern Territory of Australia (No 3) … Read more


HWL Ebsworth completes national coverage with launch of Hobart office

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has launched a new office in Tasmania. The majority of partners, solicitors and support staff of Hunt & Hunt’s Tasmanian office have joined HWL Ebsworth to form the firm’s new Hobart office. Antony Logan and Sarah Sealy have become partners of HWL Ebsworth, … Read more