Hamish Archibald | Partner

Hamish is a Partner in O'Loughlins Lawyers' Corporate and Commercial and Property Groups.

Hamish joined O’Loughlins Lawyers in February 2006 and was promoted to Senior Associate in June of 2009. After spending 2 years living in Vancouver, Canada and working as Manager of Contracts and Leases at the University of British Columbia, Hamish rejoined the O’Loughlins team in October 2011 and became a Partner in 2015.

Hamish is experienced in advising on a range of business, property and personal matters in both the for profit and not-for-profit sectors including:

  • business and share sales (including due diligence)
  • business and not-for-profit structuring
  • land acquisition and sale
  • retail and commercial leasing
  • wills and succession planning

Hamish has acted for clients in relation to:

  • a variety of large, medium and small business asset and share sales and acquisitions (including wholesale and retail fuel, nursing homes, retirement villages, pharmacies, hotel businesses and liquidator sales).
  • leasing and development issues of the Adelaide Hills Homemaker Centre
  • day to day franchise and leasing matters for franchisors and franchisees
  • the inter-generational transfer of large family farming interests
  • due diligence investigations and lease documentation for a large wind farm
  • development, structuring and conveyancing matters for a residential and commercial marina.

Hamish was listed in the Doyles Guide in 2019 for Australian Lawyers for Commercial Law.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Health and Aged Care
  • Property Law
  • Wills and Succession Planning

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of South Australia
  • Tax Institute of Australia
  • President of the Scotch College Old Collegians’ Association Inc



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