Michael commenced his career with the Crown Law Department and moved to Corrs Chambers Westgarth (when it was called Keall Brinsden) in 1988.  Michael left that firm in 1993 to start Hotchkin Hanly with John Hanly.
Gilbert Flynn has nearly 30 years’ experience in commercial law and litigation. Gilbert commenced his career with Bennett & Co and before moving to Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) where he practised both in Perth and later in Sydney.
Andrew has more than 20 years in commercial litigation. He regularly appears as counsel in contested civil proceedings in Federal and State Courts and Tribunals, including arbitrations and mediations.
Andrew Throssell has over 25 years legal experience and has been with Hotchkin Hanly since 2004. Andrew’s experience includes working in premier national firms, law enforcement and in-house for British Telecom.
Peter was admitted to practice in 1995 and has more than 23 years of experience in commercial litigation.  He has broad experience, including in the areas of property, corporations, competition, partnerships, officers’ liability, insolvency, estates and general contractual disputes.
Mark Hemery is one of Perth’s most experienced employment lawyers.  He provides a boutique employment law service, acting for both employers and employees.
Phillip commenced his legal career in 2004 as an Associate in the Federal Court to the Honourable Justice French who would later become the Chief Justice of the High Court.  After completing his Associateship, Phillip went on to work in two national law firms in Perth before joining Hotchkin Hanly.
Howard is an experienced litigator specialising in the resolution of building and construction disputes for principals, contractors and consultants as well as other general commercial disputes relating to trade practices, insurance, product liability and negligence.
Carolyn has considerable commercial litigation experience and prides herself in supporting her practice with an understanding of commercial reality; thereby achieving her client’s desired outcomes.
Michael commenced his career with King & Wood Mallesons (when it was called Mallesons Stephen Jaques) where he practised in the area of general commercial litigation and dispute resolution, insolvency, banking and finance transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Nick joined Hotchkin Hanly as an Articled Clerk in 2011.  He was admitted to the profession in March 2012 and promoted to Senior Associate in July 2015. On 1 July 2019, Nick became a Partner of Hotchkin Hanly.

John Hanly

John Hanly has been a lawyer for over 40 years.  John has extensive experience in a wide range of legal work, appearing as counsel in all levels of courts including the District Court, Supreme Court, Family Court, Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.

Hugh O’Sullivan

Senior Solicitor
Hugh has practised in the areas of insurance, property, workplace occupational safety & health, employment and building & construction litigation for over 25 years.

Hugh Reynoldson

Senior Associate
Hugh is an experienced legal practitioner, having worked in litigation and dispute resolution across a broad range of legal areas for over 10 years.

Aimee Lark

Senior Associate
Aimee joined Hotchkin Hanly in 2013, after completion of her articles and restricted practice. Aimee now has over 6 years’ experience in commercial and property transactions.

Josh Fetherstonhaugh

Senior Associate
Josh has more than 6 years’ experience in commercial litigation. Josh works closely with a range of clients, including commercial landlords, building and construction companies and developers. 

Luke Swanson

Senior Associate
Luke joined Hotchkin Hanly Lawyers in February 2013 after a year as an Associate to Justice Le Miere of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and was admitted to practice in 2013.


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