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David Williams
Commercial Counsel

LLB, FAICD

David established Williams & Hughes in 1986. He practices as a commercial lawyer in the corporate, business and resources fields and has acted on numerous commercial transactions including major acquisitions and sales.

David combines his considerable legal experience with an incisive and pragmatic approach to commercial transactions which is highly valued by his clients. Those skills have also been sought after and applied in resolving issues for high net worth families in their estate planning and business structuring.

David is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a member of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Lawyers Association, the Law Society of Western Australia and the Business Law Division of the Australian Law Council.

He has been active in various service and professional bodies, including serving for eight years' as a State Councillor of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has held directorships in both private and public companies.

David is based in our West Perth office.

  • Corporate advice, business services and commercial contracts
  • Mining, resources and energy and mining services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Agribusiness and farming
  • Succession Planning
  • Trusts
  • Project Finance, Group Finance and Debt Finance
  • Commercial property sales & acquisitions