Harry Hill-Smith

QUALIFICATIONS  BA (Syd), JD (Melb), MSc (Distinction) (Oxon)
ADMITTED  2019    BAR  2020

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0499 333 061

Harry Hill-Smith, BA (Syd), JD (Melb), MSc (Distinction) (Oxon)


  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Constitutional
  • Contract
  • Corporations
  • Costs / Taxing Master
  • Defamation
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Local Government
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Securities
  • Taxation Law
  • Trade Practices

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Harry practises primarily in commercial, common and public law.

Before coming to the Bar, Harry was an Associate to the Hon. Justice McLeish at the Victorian Court of Appeal. He completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney and a Juris Doctor at the University of Melbourne. Prior to studying for his Juris Doctor, Harry worked in London and Hong Kong trading Asian currency derivatives as a portfolio manager for a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund. 

He has also completed a MSc in Law and Finance at the University of Oxford, graduating with Distinction and receiving the South Square Prize for the highest mark in Corporate Insolvency Law. The MSc in Law and Finance combines subjects from the Bachelor of Civil Law course with subjects from Oxford's Saïd Business School.

He is a co-author of Thomson Reuters's Federal Court Practice.

Harry read with Dr Charles Parkinson S.C. and his senior mentor is David Batt QC.

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