Hamilton Locke Appoints Corporate Partner, Michael Lishman

Hamilton Locke has appointed corporate partner Michael Lishman, further bolstering our Melbourne and Perth offices.

Michael brings over 30 years’ experience advising on complex M&A transactions and corporate advisory matters across a number of jurisdictions. He brings a breadth of expertise working in various industries including oil and gas, mining, financial services and transportation. Michael is also known for his work advising the boards of a number of public companies and has led major Australian and cross-border M&A transactions.

Michael is currently undertaking a PhD in law at Monash University and is a member of the Takeovers Panel.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Michael worked as a partner at top-tier and international firms Jones Day, Clifford Chance, Cochrane Lishman Carson Luscombe and King & Wood Mallesons. Michael was also the Managing Director and Head of the Perth office of Gresham Partners Limited.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke, said, “We are thrilled to grow our corporate practice and our Melbourne team with the addition of Michael Lishman.

Following the recent launch of the Perth and Brisbane offices, Hamilton Locke continues to grow its business with 39 partners nationally. Hamilton Locke is part of diversified professional services firm, Halo Group Holdings, sitting alongside several adjacent businesses Emerson CoSec, Source, The Fold Legal, Compliance for Business and MacMillan Trade Marks.