Health & Medical

The medical industry is fast paced and high-pressured, and we understand doctors, other health practitioners and senior medical administrators have intense demands on their time. We help with an array of legal matters by providing efficient, commercial and strategic legal advice to allow our medical clients to deliver their core health services. Our commitment includes advice and support outside normal consulting hours, recognising that health professionals have long practice hours.


  • Initial structuring
  • Trusts and service arrangements
  • Partnerships, shareholder and unit-holder agreements
  • Business succession and estate planning
  • Commercial contracting and terms and conditions of trade
  • Share and unit acquisitions and disposals
  • Employment matters
  • Privacy, data retention and confidentiality issues
  • Property acquisitions and disposals
  • Intellectual property
  • Software and app development and licensing
  • Commercial leasing including industry specific permitted use and fit-out requirements
  • Establishment of and advice to professional associations
  • Establishment of and advice to charities and research foundations

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Our team has developed valuable resources detailing key legal considerations and a checklist to establish and operate a medical practice. 

Enter your details to access our Knowledge Pack including these resources and more information about our capability in the health and medical sector.

Our group has been advised by Hillhouse Legal Partners for over 15 years. The Hillhouse team are approachable, efficient and commercial. We have been repeatedly impressed with the technical capability and responsive service provided across a vast array of matters, including medical industry specific: commercial, contract, employment and property matters. We gladly and confidently refer our clients to Hillhouse Legal Partners and recommend their services to friends and family also.

~ Managing Director, Qld's largest Neurosurgical and Spine group ~

Ben Ryan and the rest of the team at Hillhouse have provided outstanding service to our practice since we made the change to their firm. They are extremely efficient, easy to communicate with and outstanding value for money. We feel we are in good hands with Hillhouse.

~ Melissa Carr, iSight Specialists Townsville ~