Best Corporate Lawyers in Hobart

Below is a list of the top and leading Corporate Lawyers in Hobart. To help you find the best Corporate Lawyers located near you in Hobart, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Hobart’s Best Corporate Lawyers:

The top rated Corporate Lawyers in Hobart are:

  • James Groom – Groom Kennedy
  • Megan Ayliffe – PWB Lawyers
  • Roger Curtis – Abetz Curtis

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Groom Kennedy

James Groom - Groom Kennedy
James Groom – Groom Kennedy

James Groom is a Director of the firm and leads the Corporate and Commercial and Regulatory and Company Secretarial practice groups. He has worked for leading law firms in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, specialising in the areas of corporate and commercial law. He has also worked as senior corporate counsel and company secretary for the Australasian operations of one of the world’s largest financial services organisations.

James’ practice is extensive and covers negotiating and documenting commercial transactions of all types, corporate and financial services law, intellectual property, and corporate governance and compliance. James has a particular interest in assisting start up companies with establishing appropriate systems and processes. He also likes to draw on his international experience to assist clients with international expansion.

James presents frequently on corporate governance and compliance matters. He has degrees in law and arts (first class honours in political science) from the University of Tasmania.


Corporate and Commercial, Property, Technology and Intellectual Property, Commercial Dispute Resolution


Address1/47 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6221 4800


“Highly satisfied with their service. I like that they give guided information and clear instructions.” – Amy

PWB Lawyers

Megan Ayliffe - PWB Lawyers
Megan Ayliffe – PWB Lawyers

Megan Ayliffe was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1977.

She began her professional career as an assistant Parliamentary Counsel and then in 1979, with her husband, began the legal practice of Ayliffe & Ayliffe where she successfully practised commercial law for some 25 years until 2005. Since then she has broadened and developed her legal and commercial skills in various Hobart legal firms.

Megan is now employed as a Commercial and Property lawyer at PWB Lawyers. Her clients include business owners, shopping complex operators, non-profit organisations, property developers and residential home owners.


Residential & Commercial Conveyancing, Business Advice, Probate, Estate Planning Including Wills & Testamentary Trusts, and Powers of Attorney, Leasing & Subdivisions


Address25 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6235 1111


“Very good at all legal advice, informative, decent priced recommended.” – Peter Williams

Abetz Curtis

Roger Curtis - Abetz Curtis
Roger Curtis – Abetz Curtis

Roger Curtis graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Laws in 1983 and was admitted to practice in 1984. In 1987 at age 27 he commenced R.A. Curtis & Associates, which was the beginning of what is now Abetz Curtis Lawyers.

Early practice included both criminal and commercial litigation, highlights of which were acting as Counsel in the first murder trial in Australia in which DNA evidence was sought to be tendered, and appearing before five Judges of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in a successful Attorney General’s Reference.

Later practice focused more in the areas of strategic commercial advice, civil disputes, planning and property law, estate planning and employment law, and family law property matters. Roger has acted in thousands of matters for individuals, small businesses, large corporations and Government bodies. He and the team at Abetz Curtis have in recent years acted in several of the largest corporate transactions in the State’s history.


Commercial & Corporate, Employment & Workplace Relations, Litigation, Family, Local & Government Planning, Property & Conveyancing, Wills & Estates


Address83 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6223 8955


“High level of service provided by everyone I deal with in the firm. Friendly and approachable with clear advice and information.” – Mark R.

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