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WHAT MAKES WILLIAMS + HUGHES

Williams + Hughes is a pre-eminent boutique Western Australian law firm delivering outstanding results in commercial law, commercial litigation and dispute resolution for private businesses, public companies, and individuals.

WHO ARE WE

Williams + Hughes is an independent Australian law firm established more than 30 years ago.  We specialise in commercial law, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, and intellectual property advice registrations and enforcement. Williams + Hughes has earned a reputation for providing commercially astute legal advice.  We pride ourselves on excellence. Our clients include high net worth individuals, small to large businesses, private companies, ASX listed companies and multi-national groups.

Experience + Expertise | Pragmatic + Precise | Critical Thinking + Client Focus

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WHY CHOOSE
WILLIAMS + HUGHES ?

Our clients have direct access to experienced industry leading lawyers.   
Many of our lawyers have developed specialist expertise in key industries; meaning our clients have access to the individual expertise they need.

We take a broad team approach to our practice areas.  All of the lawyers in a practice area are available to work on any particular matter. 

Being the service provider of choice for many companies, family group enterprises and high net worth individuals means we understand the need for pragmatic and commercial advice, and what our clients want.
 

Experience + Expertise | Pragmatic + Precise | Critical Thinking + Client Focus

Focused expertise and experience

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Commercial Law & Contracts
Commercial Law & Contracts
Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Software
Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Software

Insights from

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What tax risks do I take on when I become a company director? (updated)

This is a question often asked of lawyers. There are many risks a person is exposed to when they agree to become a company director.  Below is an extract from a paper I presented at a Legalwise Seminar "Business Clients: 20 Answers To Their Most Asked Questions" in Perth on 21...

Clarifying the ability of trustees to expand their powers: the decision in Re Application of Country Road Services Pty Ltd

In this article (published in the December 2019 edition of the Law Society Brief magazine) Jonathan Haeusler, Special Counsel, and Michelle Hankey, Solicitor, discuss the court’s decision in Re Application of Country Road Services Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 779 regarding a trustee’s role ...

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