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About Sparke Helmore

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 we 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. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 900 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.

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Core areas of law

We have an absolute focus on core areas of law to ensure we create the genuine depth of expertise our clients expect.

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Corporate social responsibility

Sparke Helmore is dedicated to supporting its community, providing dedicated pro bono legal advice, and to maintaining a workplace which is  environmentally sustainable.

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Diversity & Inclusion 

We want to ensure that Sparke Helmore is a place where employees are treated fairly, respected, valued and given every opportunity to succeed.

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History

Basil Helmore tells the firm's story in his own unique style.

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Vision & values

Our vision is to be a market-leading Australian professional services business that our clients choose for outstanding people, legal expertise and our ability to connect. This vision guides everything we do.

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Market recognition

Rated one of the top 10 law firms in terms of employer growth, partner numbers and proportion of female equity partners in 2013 - The Australian, 5 July 2013

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Our locations

Adelaide I Brisbane I Canberra I Darwin I Melbourne I Newcastle I Perth I Sydney I Upper Hunter

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Initiatives

Sparke Helmore is committed to contributing to industry initiatives and community activities.

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