Hamilton Locke Advises Sun Silver Limited on its IPO

Hamilton Locke is pleased to have advised Sun Silver Limited (ASX: SS1) on its highly successful initial public offering and acquisition of the Maverick Springs Project in Nevada, United States. Sun Silver commenced trading on the ASX today after raising the maximum subscription of $13 million under its IPO. These funds will primarily be used […]

The Role of WHS in Managing Risks to Workers Exacerbated by Climate Change

Climate change is exposing workers to significant health and safety risks by exacerbating existing climate-related hazards. As the challenge of climate change continues to unfold, businesses may be required to adapt their operations to ensure the continued health and safety of workers. Critically, businesses must adhere to WHS law and policy as the primary measure […]

Hamilton Locke Recognised in the 2025 Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia

Hamilton Locke has once again been recognised in the 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia Report, Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year Awards and Best Lawyers: One to Watch list. Additionally, in the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia, our partners have been recognised across 17 practice areas. Name Practice Recognised […]

Taste of Australia – March 2024

Hamilton Locke’s ‘Taste of Australia’ provides foreign investors and their advisers with a high-level overview of the issues that have been front of mind for dealmakers in Australia during the last quarter. The information is deliberately introductory – no more than a taste. Our experts would be delighted to expand on any aspect that may […]

ASX Compliance Update

Changes to ASX Listing Applications In a bid to enhance efficiency and clarity in the listing application process, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has introduced several changes to its admission procedures, effective February 5, 2024. These changes set out in Compliance Update (no. 01/24) aim to simplify documentation requirements and improve compliance with spread and escrow […]

Real Estate Markets Quarterly – Autumn 2024

Welcome to the Autumn edition of our Real Estate Markets Quarterly! In this edition, we delve into recent industry developments and offer insights into the trends that will shape real estate markets in 2024. Features in this edition include: An industry spotlight on Co-Founder and Director, Natalie Rayment Exploring incentives for Build-to-Rent Developments Changes Impacting […]

M&A Report: 2023 Year in Review and Future Outlook

In Mergermarket’s 2023 Global & Regional M&A Rankings, Hamilton Locke ranked 6th in Australia for the highest volume of M&A deals, with 69 deals valued at USD738 million. This is the firm’s highest Mergermarket ranking and a significant jump from 13th place in 2022. As part of our ongoing commitment to driving excellence in the […]

Christopher Simpson

Chris Simpson approaches his work with a blend of drive, collaboration, and a keen commercial sense. With a reliable and conscientious demeanour, he navigates the intricacies of corporate transactions with a focus on learning about businesses and the corporate landscape. His expertise spans mergers and acquisitions (public and private), capital raisings, and navigating complex agreements […]

Legal Update – First Victorian Workplace Manslaughter Conviction

A stonemasonry company, LH Holding Management Pty Ltd trading as Universal Stone and Marble (LH Holding), has become the first company to be convicted of workplace manslaughter since the offence was first introduced in Victoria in July 2020. LH Holding has been fined $1.3 million while the company’s sole director has been placed on a two-year […]

2024 RIU Wrap-up – Highlights for WA Resources Sector

Hamilton Locke was delighted to return as legal sponsor at the RIU Explorers Conference in Fremantle last week with Partner Jeremy Newman providing his tips and tricks for navigating the ASX in 2024. Our team identified the following five key themes during the RIU Explorers Conference for 2024 and beyond: 1. Commodity prices – a […]