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Media Release: McMahon Clarke team to join Hall & Wilcox

The partners and team at boutique specialist investment funds and real estate firm McMahon Clarke will be joining Hall & Wilcox.

The McMahon Clarke team is nationally recognised as a market leader in investment (particularly property) funds, as well as having strong real estate, financial services and litigation practices. McMahon Clarke primarily acts for clients in the investment funds and real estate industries, providing a broad range of financial services, property, commercial and litigation services. The team is Brisbane based, acting for clients nationally.

Hall & Wilcox already has a significant and strong investment funds practice.

Hall & Wilcox Managing Partner Tony Macvean said:

‘We have a great investment funds practice, and a strategic focus to continue developing and expanding our investment funds offering. Combined with the McMahon Clarke team, we think that we can become the undisputed market leader in investment funds nationally,’ he said.

‘The team joining also allows us to expand our Brisbane commercial practice, and position ourselves as a leading firm in the Brisbane and Queensland market.’

‘We know the McMahon Clarke team well, and have come up against them many times over the years. We think that the McMahon Clarke team has an aligned vision, values, commitment to excellence and progressive spirit.’

McMahon Clarke Managing Partner Sean McMahon commented they have chosen to join forces with Hall & Wilcox as they ‘offer the best cultural fit and the best opportunities for our people and our clients’.

‘We can now offer added depth and expertise, a broader service offering, plus an expanded geographical footprint which will benefit our clients,’ Sean said.

‘And with deeper strength across our funds management, real estate and litigation teams, our combined funds management team will offer some of the best talent in funds management, one of/the largest teams in the country and a powerful national force.’

The McMahon Clarke partners joining Hall & Wilcox are:

  • Langton Clarke – funds management and corporate
  • Emma Donaghue – funds management and finance
  • Kristy Dorney – real estate and construction
  • Mark Lyons – real estate
  • Sean McMahon – funds management
  • Selina Nutley – litigation and funds management
  • Elliot Stumm – funds management

In total, approximately 30 partners, lawyers and other professionals will be joining.

The team is expected to join from 1 November.

For further information, please contact: Melinda Woledge | Marketing & Communications Manager M: +61 422 008 375


Langton Clarke

Langton Clarke


Mark Lyons

Mark Lyons


Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon

Managing Partner

Contact McMahon Clarke

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A Level 7, 100 Creek Street, Brisbane Qld 4000