Hamilton Locke Appoints Head of Corporate – Melbourne, Partner, Justin Fox

Hamilton Locke has appointed Corporate Partner Justin Fox, as Head of Corporate – Melbourne, further bolstering the firm’s national corporate offering.

Justin, who brings over 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, has advised household names such as Foster’s, BP and Singapore Airlines on significant corporate transactions in Australia. 

He maintains an international practice, having spent much of his early career working in South-East Asia.

Justin has substantial expertise acting for clients on matters relating to foreign investment, takeovers, schemes of arrangement and private treaty mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Justin worked for Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke, said, “We are delighted to welcome Justin Fox to our Melbourne office and to grow our corporate practice. Justin’s extensive skillset and diverse experience is a great asset to our corporate practice, clients, and the wider firm”.

Hamilton Locke continues to be recognised as Australia’s fastest growing law firm, with the partnership now totaling 56 partners, including the recent acquisition of Morrissey Law + Advisory and our expansion into New Zealand with our recent announcement of Hamilton Locke New Zealand. Hamilton Locke is part of professional services firm HPX Group, providing legal, governance, risk and compliance services.


Partner, Head of Corporate – Melbourne