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Samuel Hoare

Bachelor of Civil Law - University of Oxford
Bachelor of Laws - University of Sydney
Bachelor of Arts - University of Sydney


Admitted to the Bar 2022


Sam has a broad commercial and public law practice. Prior to coming to the Bar, he was Associate to the Hon Justice PA Keane AC of the High Court of Australia. He also practised as a solicitor in the dispute resolution team at Herbert Smith Freehills, where he worked on a range of commercial and public law proceedings in the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia and Supreme Courts of NSW and Victoria. He was previously Associate to the Hon Justice JS Gleeson when her Honour was a Justice of the Federal Court of Australia.

Sam graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws, ranked second overall in his law cohort of 164 and in receipt of the prize for first in his final year cohort and prizes for and/or first ranks in seven subjects, including Advanced Constitutional Law and Equity. He later read for the postgraduate Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, supported by Christ Church’s Myers Scholarship. He graduated with distinction and the paper prize for Commercial Remedies.

Sam tutors Constitutional Law and Introduction to Property & Commercial Law, and has previously examined Public Law, at the University of Sydney.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Class Actions
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Class Actions
    • Product liability
    • Professional liability
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Fraud
    • Proceeds of crime
    • White collar and corporate crime
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Trusts
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Constitutional Law
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Public law
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