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Samuel Jones

Lawyer – Funds & Financial Services

Samuel operates with a calm and considered approach to his work and is focused on building relationships through authenticity. He enjoys working collaboratively and maintaining positive interactions to help achieve set objectives.

Samuel is a funds and financial services lawyer with considerable experience advising fund managers, licensed trustee companies, banks, insurance companies, financial advisers, insurers, credit providers, brokers, payment services providers and FinTech companies.

In the investment funds sector, Samuel has advised across all asset classes and scheme types, including property, equities, fixed income, commodities, private equity, hedge funds, agribusiness, credit and alternative asset schemes.

Samuel has a strong interest in sustainable finance, responsible investment, and culture within financial services.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Samuel has worked as a lawyer in the wealth management legal team at Commonwealth Bank, the funds management team at ASIC, and most recently global firm Eversheds Sutherland in Dublin.


Funds Management; Financial Services Regulatory



  • Dean's List for Academic Excellence – Master of Laws



  • Master of Laws (in progress) – University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Wollongong
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management) – University of Wollongong
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales



  • Acted on the restructuring and initial public offering of the Primewest Commercial Fund A REIT.
  • Acted for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s review of the Exchange Traded Fund industry.
  • Acted for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission review of the National Australia Bank’s superannuation trustee's governance frameworks.
  • Advised on the United Nations' Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative on their report titled “How securities regulators can support the Sustainable Development Goals”.