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Lawyers List - United Kingdom

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has prepared this list from information publicly available regarding lawyers practising in the United Kingdom. By providing this information, DFAT is not endorsing any of the lawyers named in the list or making any representation as to their willingness or ability to carry out legal work. DFAT does not confirm or check the qualifications, areas of expertise, or the past experience of any of those listed. DFAT does not accept any responsibility for the quality of work performed by any lawyer on this list.

Minter Ellison
6 Dowgate Hill
London, EC4R 2SU
Tel: 020 7429 2780

Michael Wallin and Robert Hanley, resident partners, are Australian and English qualified lawyers – Employment, Corporate & Commercial transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Foreign Investment, Banking, Telecommunications, Taxation, Energy & Resources, Intellectual Property and Commercial Disputes.

Peter D. Lange, Great James Street Chambers
37 Great James Street
London, WC1N 3HB
Tel: 020 7440 4949 Fax: 020 7440 4950

Practices Criminal and civil law. Admitted Supreme Court of NSW and QLD and the High Court of Australia

Baker and McKenzie
100 New Bridge Street
London, EC4V 6JA
Tel: 020 7919 1000
Fax: 0207919 1999

Mr T J Handler, Mr B S Porter, Mr J B Winter, Mr M E Wilson, Ms Ilana Saltzman, Mr Paul Friedman – UK lawyers who can advise on Australian Commercial Law

Taylor Hampton Solicitors
218 Strand, London, WC2R 1AP
Tel: 020 7583 5970 Fax: 020 7583 5151

David Truex – Australian lawyer registered in Victoria, High Court of Australia, deals only with international family law.

Hudson & Co
2nd Floor, Gray’s Inn Chambers
Gray\'s Inn, London, WC1R 5JA
Tel: 020 7831 3282 Fax: 020 7831 6552

David Hudson (Australian lawyer) & Lancelot Robson – Business and Personal Migration, Corporate & Commercial Law, Foreign Investment, Commercial disputes, Probate, Property Law & Management

Enfield House, 18 Low Pavement
Nottingham, NG1 7DG
Tel: 0115 958 0584 Fax: 0115 950 0862

John A Rosley – Australian solicitor registered in New South Wales, specialises in Family Law

Clayton Miller
Third floor, 73-75 Mortimer Street
London W1W 7SQ
Tel: +44 (0)2074366767

Qualified in both NSW & UK. Specialises in family law.

David Hodson
International Family Law Group
Hudson House, 8 Tavistock Street
Covent Gardens WC2E 7PP
Tel: +44(0)2031785668

NSW practicing certificate. Partner in specialist law firm looking after the interests of international families.

Herbert Smith
Exchange House
Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2HS
Tel: 020 7374 8000
Fax: 020 7374 0888

Commercial Law and Litigation

Hunt & Lisners
PO Box 16715
London, NW4 1NN
Tel: 020 8203 3746 Fax:020 8457 9036

Barrister and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court. Qualified in Australia and England. Providing legal advice and signing of Documents. Civil Litigation, Property Law, Media, IP, Employment, and Probate

SK Sport and Entertainment
50A Kingsway Place
London EC1R 0LU
Managing Partner: Jeremy Summers
Tel: +44 (0) 207 634 4622

The firm specialises in sports and entertainment law.

Gordon Dadds
80 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 5DD
T: +44 (0)207 493 6151 DL: +44 (0)207 518 0244
F: +44 (0)207 491 1065 DX: 44612 Mayfair

Gordon Dadds LLP specialises in family and litigation work but also advises clients in the following legal areas: company and commercial, property, employment and private client. Anna Coakes is qualified in NSW and England &Wales and deals with Wills, probate, and contested estates.

Minster Law
John Gibney (partner)
99 Bishopsgate
London EC2M 3XD
Tel: +44(0)8003286181
Fax: +44(0)8447789885

The firm provides legal services in the area of personal injury litigation and also provides advice in the area of trusts and estates and employment law. John Gibney was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland (1995) and High Court of Australia (1995) and admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1998.

Irwin Mitchell LLP
40 Holborn Viaduct
London EC1N 2PZ
Tel: +44(0)2074214733
Fax: +44(0)2074040208

Kylie Hutchison – Australian and English qualified lawyer specialising in personal injury and international travel litigation.

Freemans Solicitors
35 Duke Street
London W1U 1LH
Tel: +44(0)2079353522 and after hours +44(0)7762425765
Fax: +44(0)2075351335

Specialising in international family law, international child abduction and child protection issues. The firm has a contract with the UK Legal Aid Agency 

Andrew Hill - Stewarts Law LLP
5 New Street Square London EC4A 3BF
Tel: +44(0)2078228000
Fax: +44(0)2078228080
Email: Web:

A commercial litigation lawyer who focuses on complex, high value claims. Andrew Hill advises he holds current practising certificates issued by the Law Society of England and Wales, and the Law Society of New South Wales. Stewarts Law LLP is a litigation only law firm and is conflict free.

Henry Brookman
26-28 Bedford Row London WC1R 4LP
Tel: +44(0)2074308470
Fax: +44(0)2072428294

Email: Web:

Henry Brookman was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in South Australia in 1971, and then came to England where he worked for Barlow, Lyde and Gilbert. He returned to South Australia in 1975. In 1997 Henry Brookman returned to England to work on matters which required knowledge of both the English and Australian legal systems. He began his work over here with several complex child abduction cases. He has given evidence in the High Court on Australian family law and been retained by several leading firms and local authorities to advise on Australian law.

Since this time he has acted in complicated financial matters, as well as handling a full range of more straightforward matters. Much of his work has an overseas element.

Maria J. Galli
Llb, DipLP, NP
Tel: (01292) 290666 or 07946 081 724

Maria J Galli was admitted as a solicitor in Scotland in 1990 where she worked in Civil and Criminal litigation until 2006. Acredited as a Law Society specialist in Child Law in 1995 and worked in all areas of child and family law as a solicitor, curator ad litem, Court Reporter, Children\'s safeguarder and as a Children\'s Reporter in the Children Hearing system. In 2006 Maria J Galli relocated to live and work in Sydney, Australia and after undertaking cross-qualification examinations was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the The High Court of Australia. She represented a number of clients in Civil and Family matters and appeared in the Federal Magistrates Court, the District Court and at mediations. Ms Galli returned to practice in Scotland in 2013. 


Further advice on the location of law firms in England and Wales can be obtained through the Law Society at In Scotland please contact 01312267411 and in Northern Ireland please contact 028 9023 1614