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

Matthew Hawker


About Matthew

Matthew practises exclusively in administrative law litigation and workers' compensation claims, advising on and representing Commonwealth agencies, licensees and insurers in merits review and judicial review matters. He has extensive experience appearing as solicitor-advocate in hearings before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and before the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court of Australia.

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
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.

Life outside of Sparkes

Matthew is a keen cyclist and enjoys playing other sports, including tennis and touch football. He adores 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 following the Tour de France in July each year.