Nimrod Amanuel
Henry Mitchell
Law Graduate
Jiashu Wang
Law Graduate
Rachel Stower
Chris Lin
Eamonn Carpenter
Sam Poulsen
Joel Whale
Special Counsel

Georgina Buckley


Georgina approaches her work with the aim of reaching a resolution sensibly and she focuses on quickly assessing the issues at hand. She is trusted by clients to give considered, practical and commercial advice.

Georgina is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer specialising in schemes of arrangements (court proceedings), contract disputes, prosecutions, defamation and mining and resources, particularly regarding estimated rehabilitation costs. She also has experience in shareholding and corporate disputes, live export, local government work, QCAT proceedings, patent disputes and freedom of information requests.

Prior to Hamilton Locke, Georgina was at McCullough Robertson Lawyers.


Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Contract Disputes, Prosecutions, Defamation, Mining and Resources, Live Export, Government and Patents.



  • 2018 Una Prentice Award, Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc
  • 2018 John F Kearney Law Gold Medal, Bond University



  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Film & TV)



  • Acting for targets in schemes of arrangements regarding the Court approval process, including Apollo Tourism & Leisure Ltd, Electric Metals (USA) Limited, Over the Wire Holdings Limited and OneVue Holdings Limited;
  • Acting for the Department of Education in various matters and prosecutions in relation to the Education and Care Services National Law (Queensland), which regulates the childcare sector;
  • Acting for Queensland Health in prosecutions in relation to the Food Act 2006 (Qld) and the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 (Qld);
  • Advising and acting for the Motor Accident Insurance Commission in relation to prosecutions under the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 (Qld);
  • Acting for several defendants in prosecutions brought by the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions in relation to offences under the Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (Vic);
  • Acting for the operator of one of the world’s largest zinc mines in relation to an appeal worth over AUD$50 million on the amount of estimated rehabilitation cost required to be lodged;
  • Acting for councils in relation to freedom of information requests; and
  • Acting for the director of one of Queensland’s leading recycling and revegetation corporations in relation to a defamation claim and related bankruptcy proceedings.