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We are optimisation leaders.  We apply our knowledge and capabilities to meet the unique and changing needs of our clients, whether they need corporate or personal legal services.  Our smaller structure allows clients to work with a responsive personal team, who work smarter not harder.   This core capability allows us to work with our clients to achieve better outcomes and avoid unnecessary costs.

Our Managing Director, Zac Herps and Directors Craig Hong and Robert Lamb have many years of expertise across a breadth of legal practice areas.

Why Hillhouse

We work in partnership with clients to understand their needs and deliver practical solutions.

We engage with our clients as they prefer, depending on location and the most convenient and practical ways to communicate. Whether that be in person within the local community, in our CBD office or virtually. The choice is yours.

See how Hillhouse can help you.


Team capability and experience across a breadth of legal specialities, allowing us to set an effective and efficient strategy pathway to meet your objectives.

Specialist Services

Full range of corporate, commercial and personal legal services to advance client requirements of any scale.


Client-centric partnership approach with direct liaison and frequent, open communication about progress through whatever means best suits, including face-to-face and electronic information exchange.


Constant focus on your business objectives and commercial expectations.


Respectful of the pace of your legal requirements. Responsive, attentive service delivery within required time frames.


Working to agreed strategy with cost transparency, flexible fee options, all within budget

Client Feedback

Our approachable manner allows us to work in partnership with clients to provide tailored legal solutions which meet their needs, and we keep them informed every step of the way. The testimonials below provide insight to the engaged client experience we deliver.

For the past seven years, we have turned to Hillhouse Legal Partners whenever we have needed any legal advice or assistance. This has included the preparation of our wills and enduring powers of attorney, conveyancing when we purchased our property ...

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Hillhouse Legal Partners helped me set up my tech business five years ago and, since then, they have supported me with legal advice as my company has grown. From day one I have felt like they have had our backs. I've always found each Hillhouse team...

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For over 20 years Hillhouse have been our legal representatives for our accommodation businesses and investments. From the purchase and sale of leasehold and freehold properties to the writing of new leases, appraisal of existing leases and all othe...

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After many years of being on the other side of motel deals, we finally got the chance to work with David Burrough and his team. David has been our first choice ever since and it is easy to know why. Fast, knowledgeable, commercial, responsive and ef...

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Ben Ryan and the rest of the team at Hillhouse have provided outstanding service to our practice since we made the change to their firm. They are extremely efficient, easy to communicate with and outstanding value for money. We feel we are in good h...

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Our group has been advised by Hillhouse Legal Partners for over 15 years. The Hillhouse team are approachable, efficient and commercial. We have been repeatedly impressed with the technical capability and responsive service provided across a vast ar...

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