Tom Goodwin
Natalie Wissa
Senior Associate
Ryan Steele
Rachel Shin
Senior Associate
Louise Yuen
Senior Associate
Lekha Prasad
Elena Martino
Matthew Butchard

Emily Taylor


Emily is a sharp and creative corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, capital raising, corporate governance, restructuring, shareholder arrangements, and corporate advisory. She has experience in a range of industries including technology, health, mining, manufacturing, and renewable energy.

Emily enjoys guiding clients through complex transactions and prides herself on her pragmatic and collaborative approach to deliver the best results.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Emily worked at a boutique law firm in their specialist corporate and commercial team.


M&A, Cross Border Transactions, Capital Raising, Corporate Governance, Restructuring, Directors Duties, Shareholder Arrangements, Corporate Advisory


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – University of Newcastle
  • Diploma of Legal Practice – University of Newcastle


  • Advised a software engineering business on the sale of 100% of its shares to global software and technology services business Endava Plc (NYSE:DAVA) at an undisclosable enterprise value.
  • Advised a start-up SAAS business in the pharmaceutical industry on various stages of capital raising and restructures.
  • Advised an Australian engineering and exploration company on its restructure and merger transaction with a European company.
  • Advised a large engineering and manufacturing business on the sale of 100% of its shares to listed engineering business Southern Cross Electrical Engineering Limited (ASX:SXE) at an undisclosable enterprise value.


*The above representations were undertaken at previous firms.