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Hamilton Locke Appoints Corporate Partner, Peter Williams

Hamilton Locke has appointed corporate partner, Peter Williams, joining the firm’s newly launched Brisbane office. This brings the firm’s total number of partners to 24, after having appointed seven partners in the past 12 months.

Peter joins from McCullough Robertson and specialises in domestic and cross-border unregulated mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and initial public offerings, commercial contracting arrangements, financing and security arrangements, infrastructure arrangements, as well as structuring, establishment and operation of joint ventures.

Peter has extensive experience advising clients in a range of industries including technology, agribusiness, resources, manufacturing and distribution.

Peter has particular expertise advising clients in the technology and agribusiness sectors on inbound investment, major corporate transactions and long-term supply contracts. Peter assists throughout all phases of his client’s growth profile, from start-up to ASX listing. He also advises major foreign and domestic mining companies on joint venture arrangements, acquisitions and divestments.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Peter was a partner with McCullough Robertson in the corporate team. He was also previously company secretary of MSL Solutions Limited and worked for CMS Cameron McKenna and Thiess Mining Australia.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke said: “We are delighted to appoint Peter to the firm as a foundation partner of our new Brisbane office, building on our existing corporate and commercial capabilities. Peter’s extensive experience will provide our clients with further access to a deep bench of expertise, which continues our efforts to solve complex problems for clients”.

Hamilton Locke has recently launched its Brisbane office, where the Brisbane based teams of Halo Group businesses, Source and The Fold will also be located.