Stephanie Patterson
Special Counsel
Kath Booth
Jackie Lazar
Andrew Vincent
Laura Driscoll
Special Counsel
Miriam Asar
Lucy Masters
Melissa Doran
Special Counsel

Lucy Hallwright


Lucy is hard-working and thoughtful in her craft. She approaches her work with compassion, formulating practical and commercial solutions for her clients, and has an ability to convey solutions in a clear and concise way.

She leverages her national and international experience in restructuring and insolvency, security enforcement and commercial litigation, bringing a unique set of skills to cross-border insolvencies. Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Lucy was at a top tier firm in New Zealand.


Restructuring & Insolvency; Commercial Litigation.


  • Bachelor of Laws – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia
  • Admitted to the High Court of New Zealand


  • Advising the Administrators of the Clough Group discretely in relation to safe harbour and directors’ duties.
  • Acting for directors of distressed companies assessing their options and planning a restructure, sale or wind-down as appropriate.
  • Acting on behalf of a group of investors of Halifax Investments on the cross-border appeal heard by the Full Federal Court of Australia and the Court of Appeal of New Zealand, funded by Omni Bridgeway.
  • Advising the Administrators of MediaCloud Pty Limited in an urgent application to extend the period of administration to avoid the company being wound up for failure to execute a DOCA within the statutory timeframe.