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

Nick Knowlman

Senior Associate

Nick is a Senior Associate in Hamilton Locke’s property team and an enthusiastic member of the firm’s rapidly growing Food and Agribusiness market group. He is passionate about building long term relationships with clients and is the trusted advisor for many families and businesses across Queensland.

Nick specialises in rural, residential and commercial property law with extensive experience in acquisitions and disposals, land access and compensation negotiations, renewable energy projects, property development and leasing.

Nick also has experience advising clients in planning and environment matters, statutory land valuation disputes, due diligence investigations and business advisory matters.

Nick has a keen interest in the agribusiness sector and is an active member of the Young Agribusiness Rural Network (YARN) Committee.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Nick worked for Thynne + Macartney Lawyers and Compare the Market.


Property; Food & Agribusiness; Business Advisory; Corporate

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – University of Queensland
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland and the High Court of Australia
  • Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) – Approved Carbon Farming Advisor


  • Acted in the restructuring of a large-scale, vertically integrated Australian beef producer.
  • Advised an international food and beverage company on its national distribution and supply agreements.
  • Acted for rural landholders in the negotiation of a renewable energy project.
  • Appeared in the Land Court of Queensland and at private mediation representing clients in significant CSG and mining disputes.
  • Managed ongoing leasing and compliance matters for a rural airport.