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Areas of Expertise

Hugh has more than 40 years’ experience in property law. Over his career he’s advised developers, investors and private clients on almost every facet of property sales, acquisitions and development. Hugh complements his property law practice with experience in estate administration.

Hugh is known for his proactive approach and strong commercial knowledge. He takes the same rigorous approach to everything he does, whether that’s advising on a large-scale property development or the one off apartment purchase.

What Hugh’s clients say

"BOC has engaged with Bartier Perry on all its property related matters over the past 15 years and has found the service delivery and professional support to be exceptional. Hugh Halliday has consistently provided sound advice which is second to none and very rewarding to BOC in delivering positive outcomes. I would strongly recommend Bartier Perry, and in particular Hugh, if you are looking for sound property legal support."


  • Bachelor of Laws (Sydney University)

  • Australian Property Institute (NSW Division) Property Leaders Program

  • Fellow API


A word from Hugh

"While the phrase ‘trusted adviser’ is overused, I do pride myself on being the trusted adviser to a number of large family groups. I act for them on all their property transactions, from their own homes through to their extensive commercial property requirements. But more than that, I value that they trust my advice on who is best able to help them when they have a legal problem outside my areas of expertise which our firm generally has the necessary related skills to handle."


Career Highlights

  • Acting for two separate vendors on Sydney’s top ten residential property sales.

  • Acting for a large corporation on leasing its business premises countrywide.

  • Advising developers on major off the plan strata developments.

  • Advising vendors and purchasers on many of NSW’s multi-million residential sales and purchases.

  • Advising a NSW government utility on its entire commercial property portfolio.

  • Advising on the acquisition and sale of developed commercial property with complex leases attached.


Specific areas of focus

  • Commercial and residential acquisitions and sales

  • Strata development and sales

  • Easements

  • Commercial leasing

  • Property development