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Matthew Hawker
Matthew Hawker
Matthew Hawker Senior Associate
t: +61 7 3016 5085
m: +61 413 135 550
o: Brisbane

Matthew Hawker

Senior Associate

About Matthew

Matthew is an experienced lawyer and in-house advocate who concentrates on Commonwealth statutory classes of insurance and administrative law. He advises on complex claims that relate to the military, Commonwealth employees and seafarers. Matthew also advises on, and appears in, various administrative law and merits review matters.

What he does
Matthew regularly provides strategic claims management and litigation advice and appears in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court.
Who he works with
Matthew works closely with Australian insurers, self-licensees and Commonwealth Government clients.
Work done recently
Qualifications
Matthew has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree.
Life before Sparkes
Matthew joined Sparke Helmore a year before being admitted. He previously worked in property settlements, and was an articled clerk in a commercial team at a Gold Coast law firm and a winter clerk at a criminal law defence firm.
Life outside of Sparkes
Matthew is a keen cyclist and plays other sports, including tennis and touch football. He enjoys spending time with his family and getting out for a cycle whenever he can. Matthew also enjoys watching the Brisbane Lions and Brisbane Broncos play and depriving himself of sleep come Tour de France time each year.
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Matthew Hawker
t: +61 7 3016 5085
m: +61 413 135 550
o: Brisbane
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