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Our team of award-winning lawyers and professionals are dedicated to providing high-quality, commercially pragmatic and timely advice.

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate & Commercial

Our market leading corporate and commercial team is outcome focused with a specific drive to make business easier for our clients.

We assist domestic and international listed companies through to early stage and middle market private companies.

We primarily assist mid-cap and large corporates in relation to the full suite of corporate and commercial advice including:

  • Corporate Structuring and Restructuring
  • General Corporate and Commercial Contracting
  • Commercial Property
  • Lending and Corporate Finance
  • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Intellectual Property including IP Commercialisation
  • Corporate Governance and
  • Company Secretarial Services

Financial Services & Funds Management

Financial Services & Funds Management

Hazelbrook are financial services, managed funds and regulatory specialists.

MANAGED FUNDS

We work with investment managers in Australia and offshore across a range of different asset classes with a particular focus on:

  • Fund establishment, including fund governing documentation and investment management agreements;
  • Capital raising for listed, retail and wholesale funds;
  • Merger, restructure and takeover of funds;
  • Fund governance;
  • Fund operation including advice regarding disclosure, sales, distribution and marketing activities; and
  • Regulator liaison with ASX, APRA and ASIC.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Financial services is a highly regulated area of law and subject to complex and onerous provisions as well as ongoing change. Our team are recognised specialists and have a depth of experience working in this field of law. We have extensive experience in:

  • Australian financial services licence (AFSL) applications, variations and advice;
  • Australian credit licence applications (ACL);
  • Corporate authorised representative arrangements;
  • General Compliance advice; and
  • Navigating the day-to-day requirements of holding an AFSL or ACL.

REGULATORY

Hazelbrook is proud to offer advice and guidance in respect of the full range of regulatory matters including compliance with statutory obligations and development of best practice solutions.

We also assist businesses take stock of their legal health, through a tailored legal health check. This process seeks to identify those deficiencies in documentation and processes that could leave the business vulnerable to a range of legal, commercial and regulatory risks.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance

We offer a sophisticated transactional practice and act for clients operating across a range of industries including agribusiness, technology & IP, biotechnology, renewables, energy and resources, pharmaceutical, industrial, IP and financial services.

Our experience includes acting on published deals for listed clients, as well as cross border transactions with foreign listed counterparties.

We have advised on takeovers and schemes of arrangements, including friendly and hostile and we advise the full range of participants, from bidders and targets through to directors, shareholders, investment banks and other stakeholders.

We seek to gain a thorough understanding of our clients' objectives, and leverage off our deep expertise and experience to deliver great transactional outcomes.

Through our partnership with one of Australia’s leading banking and finance experts with more than 20 years of experience in Australian and international finance markets, our team has advised on corporate finance, leveraged and acquisition finance, property and project finance, restructuring and distressed debt transactions.

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate & Commercial

Our market leading corporate and commercial team is outcome focused with a specific drive to make business easier for our clients.

We assist domestic and international listed companies through to early stage and middle market private companies.

We primarily assist mid-cap and large corporates in relation to the full suite of corporate and commercial advice including:

  • Corporate Structuring and Restructuring
  • General Corporate and Commercial Contracting
  • Commercial Property
  • Lending and Corporate Finance
  • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Intellectual Property including IP Commercialisation
  • Corporate Governance and
  • Company Secretarial Services

Financial Services & Funds Management

Financial Services & Funds Management

Hazelbrook are financial services, managed funds and regulatory specialists.

MANAGED FUNDS

We work with investment managers in Australia and offshore across a range of different asset classes with a particular focus on:

  • Fund establishment, including fund governing documentation and investment management agreements;
  • Capital raising for listed, retail and wholesale funds;
  • Merger, restructure and takeover of funds;
  • Fund governance;
  • Fund operation including advice regarding disclosure, sales, distribution and marketing activities; and
  • Regulator liaison with ASX, APRA and ASIC.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Financial services is a highly regulated area of law and subject to complex and onerous provisions as well as ongoing change. Our team are recognised specialists and have a depth of experience working in this field of law. We have extensive experience in:

  • Australian financial services licence (AFSL) applications, variations and advice;
  • Australian credit licence applications (ACL);
  • Corporate authorised representative arrangements;
  • General Compliance advice; and
  • Navigating the day-to-day requirements of holding an AFSL or ACL.

REGULATORY

Hazelbrook is proud to offer advice and guidance in respect of the full range of regulatory matters including compliance with statutory obligations and development of best practice solutions.

We also assist businesses take stock of their legal health, through a tailored legal health check. This process seeks to identify those deficiencies in documentation and processes that could leave the business vulnerable to a range of legal, commercial and regulatory risks.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance

We offer a sophisticated transactional practice and act for clients operating across a range of industries including agribusiness, technology & IP, biotechnology, renewables, energy and resources, pharmaceutical, industrial, IP and financial services.

Our experience includes acting on published deals for listed clients, as well as cross border transactions with foreign listed counterparties.

We have advised on takeovers and schemes of arrangements, including friendly and hostile and we advise the full range of participants, from bidders and targets through to directors, shareholders, investment banks and other stakeholders.

We seek to gain a thorough understanding of our clients' objectives, and leverage off our deep expertise and experience to deliver great transactional outcomes.

Through our partnership with one of Australia’s leading banking and finance experts with more than 20 years of experience in Australian and international finance markets, our team has advised on corporate finance, leveraged and acquisition finance, property and project finance, restructuring and distressed debt transactions.

Industry Recognition

2019

Lawyer's Weekly -
Australian Law Awards

Finalist

Law Firm of the Year

2019

Lawyer's Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Winner

Corporate Law

2019

Lawyer's Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Financial Services

2019

Lawyer's Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Mergers and Acquisitions

2019

Lawyer's Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Commercial Law

2018

Lawyer’s Weekly -
Women in Law Awards

Finalist

Boutique Diversity Law Firm
of the Year

2018

Lawyer's Weekly -
Australian Law Awards

Finalist

Senior Associate of the Year

2018

Lawyer’s Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Financial Services

2018

Lawyer’s Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Mergers and Acquisitions

2018

Lawyer’s Weekly -
Partner of the Year

Finalist

Commercial Law

2018

Lawyer’s Weekly -
30 Under 30

Finalist

Banking and Finance

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