Hamish was called to the Bar in May 2015. He was admitted as a solicitor in the NSW Supreme Court in July 2011 and the High Court of Australia in August 2011.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney.
Prior to coming to the bar he worked as a solicitor with Henry Davis York and a Senior Policy Advisor for the NSW Government.
Hamish has experience appearing in a range of courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Court of Appeal, the District and Local Courts of New South Wales, NCAT, and the Federal Court.
Hamish has taught Contracts and Torts and Contracts II at the University of Sydney.
Main areas of practice:
Hamish appears regularly in the Federal Circuit and Family Court and has appeared in the Full Family Court. He is regularly involved in final hearings and complex interim hearings in both property and parenting matters.
Hamish is a former commercial solicitor with expertise advising on general contractual disputes and construction matters. He has also appeared in planning matters and advised on a diverse variety of civil claims. Hamish accepts direct briefs from corporate in-house counsel and government clients.
Hamish has appeared in matters in the Supreme Court Equity Division including family provision and probate claims.
Hamish has experience working within the public sector and advises on administrative law matters.