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Hamilton Locke has appointed litigation partner Chris Hood, further bolstering the firm’s newly launched Perth office.
Chris specialises in complex commercial disputes and has acted on behalf of government bodies, listed entities, public and private companies, partnerships and individuals in various jurisdictions across Australia. He regularly represents clients involved in inquiries and regulatory proceedings.
Chris offers clients extensive experience across a diverse range of areas including agriculture, contract law, corporations law, consumer law, building and construction, mining, and property.
Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Chris worked at HWL Ebsworth and Gadens.
Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke, said, “We are delighted to further expand our offering to clients and build on our existing capabilities with the addition of Chris as the first litigation partner in Perth”.
Following the recent launch of its Perth and Brisbane offices, Hamilton Locke continues to grow its business with 37 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.