Hicksons appoints Lachlan Wilson as partner in Newcastle office

Leading commercial law firm Hicksons has appointed Lachlan Wilson as a partner in the Newcastle office, building upon its strong regional presence.

Lachlan is an experienced litigator with a particular focus on commercial and insurance disputes, construction and insolvency. Lachlan has experience with a wide range of matters including complex commercial and insolvency litigation, insurance litigation, construction disputes and professional indemnity and negligence. He is an accredited specialist in dispute resolution and was recently included in Best Lawyers Australia for Insolvency and Reorganisation Law.
 
Before joining Hicksons, Lachlan Wilson was the executive head at DWF Australia’s Newcastle office, practising as a principal lawyer in its commercial disputes and insolvency group, and prior to that he was special counsel at Sparke Helmore Lawyers.
 
Stewart Cameron, managing partner, Hicksons, said, “Hicksons is delighted to have Lachlan join the partnership. Lachlan’s extensive experience will assist in diversifying Hicksons’ client offering in the Newcastle and regional markets, which aligns to the firm’s growth objectives.
 
Lachlan Wilson said, “I was attracted to Hicksons because of the firm’s history and its family-friendly and flexible culture. In addition, the fact that the firm is looking to grow in uncertain times gives me confidence for the future. This is an expansion opportunity and I look forward to using my broad experience across construction, commercial litigation and insolvency to grow the firm through client retention and acquisition.

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