Emma Donaghue


Email Address: emma.donaghue@hallandwilcox.com

Phone: 61 7 3239 2957

Mobile: 61 402 338 823

Emma offers a unique combination of working first-hand in the industry as legal counsel for a corporate and government bonds specialist together with over 10 years' experience advising clients in the funds management and financial services industries. Emma's areas of practice include banking and finance transactions, the establishment and ongoing operation of MISs (listed and unlisted), and AFS licensing. She has particular expertise in debt funds, from establishment through to structuring and documenting debt facilities. Emma is recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia (2022, 2021) for Banking & Finance Law.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business – Queensland University of Technology
  • Masters of Laws – University of Melbourne
  • Solicitor – High Court of Australia
  • Solicitor – Supreme Court of Queensland

Expertise and Specialisation

  • Funds Management
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Fund Finance

Hall and Wilcox

Legal Services

Level 18, 240 Queen St,, Brisbane City, Queensland, 4000

Hall & Wilcox is a leading Australian independent business law firm, with around 650 people, including 94 partners. We have depth and breadth of expertise across a number of practices and industry sectors.

At Hall & Wilcox, we deliver smarter law. This means being smarter across our entire business – by being progressive, by our commitment to excellence and by our focus on building great relationships. For our clients, this translates to better quality, better value, improved efficiency and greater ease of doing business.

We have offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Perth, Canberra, Brisbane, Parramatta and Darwin, and act nationally for Australian-based clients and multinational clients with Australian interests. We work with our clients to meet their needs, at their place of business, wherever they are.

Our clients are businesses and business people, including public entities, private entities, public sector organisations and business owners. We act for over 20% of Australia’s top 100 companies.

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