Firm Profile

Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Firm Details

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and recently opened our ninth office in Darwin. We cover five key areas of law—Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace—with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 824 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

Management

Phillip Salem
National Managing Partner

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Occupational Health & Safety Law in Australia (2020)
  • Occupational Health & Safety Law in Australia (2019)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Australia in Personal Injury Litigation with 13 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Newcastle with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Sydney in Personal Injury Litigation with 4 lawyers

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2020 Australia
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2019 Australia
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has received the following "Law Firm of the Year" accolades. Only one firm in a practice area is awarded this top honor each year:
  • Australia's "Law Firm of the Year" awards:
    • Occupational Health & Safety Law - 2020
    • Occupational Health & Safety Law - 2019

Firm Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Aviation Law
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction / Infrastructure Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Funds Management
  • Government Practice
  • Health and Aged Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Leasing Law
  • Litigation
  • Mining Law
  • Motor Vehicle Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Occupational Health and Safety Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Planning and Environmental Law
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Public Law
  • Real Property Law
  • Shipping and Maritime Law
  • Transportation Law

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Office Locations

Australia

Australia

Adelaide, Australia

Level 3

41 Currie Street

Adelaide SA 5000

Australia

61 8 8415 9800

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Brisbane, Australia

Level 23

240 Queen Street

P.O. Box 10220

DX 302

Brisbane QLD 4000

Australia

61 7 3016 5000

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Canberra, Australia

Level 4, Childers Square

14 Childers Street

G.P.O. Box 2562

DX 5676

Canberra ACT 2601

Australia

61 2 6263 6300

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Darwin, Australia

Level 16, 19 Smith Street

Darwin NT 0800

Australia

61 8 8963 5684

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Melbourne, Australia

Level 40

600 Bourke Street

P.O. Box 82, Collins Street West

DX 30959 Stock Exchange

Melbourne VIC 8007

Australia

61 3 9291 2333

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Muswellbrook, Australia

57 Brook Street

P.O. Box 266

DX 7341

Muswellbrook NSW 2333

Australia

61 2 6542 4000

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Newcastle, Australia

Level 7, Sparke Helmore Building

28 Honeysuckle Drive

P.O. Box 812

DX 7829

Newcastle NSW 2300

Australia

61 2 4924 7200

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Perth, Australia

Level 11, Eastpoint Plaza

233 Adelaide Terrace

Perth WA 6000

Australia

61 8 9288 8000

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Sydney, Australia

Level 29, MLC Centre

25 Martin Place

Sydney NSW 2000

Australia

61 2 9373 3555

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