Ruth Fesseha
Olivia Boyle
Angus Verheul
Law Graduate
Taufiq Arahman
Ed Macgregor
Senior Associate
Samridhi Sinha
Peter Mutema
Joanna Wang

Clara Hagan

Senior Associate

Clara has a passion for navigating complex legal disputes and providing innovative and commercial solutions. Clara’s clients appreciate her ability to distil a complex issue into a simple concept.

Clara’s expertise in litigation is extensive and has a particular focus on high value disputes concerning complex contractual and financial arrangements, corporate governance issues and duties arising under the Corporations Act. She regularly provides advice and acts in regulatory matters and investigations, construction and leasing disputes and corporate insolvency.

Clara acts for a wide range of clients including closely held proprietary companies and ASX listed companies. She regularly appears in Western Australian first instance and appellant jurisdictions. Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Clara worked at Bennett, Williams + Hughes.



Commercial litigation; Contract Law; Corporate Governance; Construction law and Corporate Insolvency.

  • Bachelor of Law – University of Notre Dame
  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Notre Dame
  • Admitted to practice in Western Australia and the High Court and Federal Court of Australia
  • Acted on behalf of an ASX listed company in respect of an ASIC investigation into suspected greenwashing.
  • Acted for a large mining company in a dispute concerning the construction of mining facilities.
  • Acted for individual and corporate shareholders in oppression proceedings under the Corporations Act and the CATSI Act.