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Hugh Farquhar

Lawyer – Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Hugh enjoys the intellectual challenges that arise from complicated legal issues. He is detailed in his approach to resolving clients’ problems but always conscious of achieving a commercial outcome.

Hugh has a range of commercial litigation experience including insolvency, insurance and taxation litigation. He has conducted litigation in a variety of jurisdictions and has advised a broad range of clients including listed companies, directors, external administrators and individuals.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Hugh worked for a boutique litigation firm.

Hugh Farquhar
T: +61 2 8072 8271


Litigation and Dispute Resolution



    • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Arts – The Australian National University
    • Admitted to practice in New South Wales



    • Advised listed companies in debt recovery proceedings in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Queensland.
    • Advised company officers in investigations and proceedings brought by ASIC.
    • Conducted examination proceedings on behalf of liquidators in the Federal Court of Australia.
    • Advised a Receiver in proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales concerning the repudiation of a Commercial Mortgage Lenders Policy.