Irfaan Rashid
Maddie Morgan
Suwathie Rajeswaran
Lana Knaggs
Akshya Perera
Sally Yang
Gonzalo Castro
Maddison Morgan

Zane O’Neill


Zane was drawn to the inherent complexity of all legal matters and the capacity for continuous development that stems from a career in law. His energetic and inquisitive character allows him to face challenges with resilience and work to reach the optimal outcome for clients. Zane prides himself on his flexibility, communication, and ability to thrive under pressure. 

Zane primarily works on private mergers and acquisitions (both buy and sell side) and private equity transactions, including platform establishment and bolt-on acquisitions. He also has experience acting on capital raises, sales to listed entities, and advising on employee incentive plans.  

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Zane worked for Ernst & Young and McCauley Peters Cripps as a Paralegal. 


Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Governance & Advisory, Workplace and Employment

  • Acted for the founder shareholder on the sale of Matrix Education to Mercury Capital.
  • Advising Pemba Capital Partners on the structuring and establishment of an in-home care platform.
  • Advised Alquemie Group on its $60+ million acquisition of General Pants Co.
  • Advising MA Financial on its agreement to acquire the D’Albora Marina Portfolio from Balmain Corporation for $225 million and related fund and structuring matters.
  • Advised Everlight Radiology on its sale to UK-based private equity firm, Livingbridge.
  • Advised IPD Group Limited (ASX:IPG) on its acquisition of EX Engineering Pty Ltd.
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Macquarie University
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales