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Rebecca Hegarty

Principal/Director Head of Commercial Advice

About Rebecca

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Rebecca is a Principal/Director at Coleman Greig Lawyers and the head of our Commercial Law practice. With a wealth of experience across commercial law, dispute resolution and insolvency, Rebecca manages and mentors a team of lawyers charged with helping clients to improve their business outcomes and achieve their commercial goals.

Rebecca’s strong business acumen and comprehensive knowledge of the law and dispute resolution combined with Commercial Mediation qualifications, enables her to see the 'bigger picture' when working on an issue for our clients. As a result, she adopts a unique approach - one that is both commercially astute and highly pragmatic – to deliver the best outcome in a variety of situations.

From developing effective commercial policies and procedures, contract negotiations and commercial transactions, through to her particular knowledge of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) and expertise in insolvency issues, Rebecca is a trusted advisor to a wide range of Coleman Greig’s clients. Whether acting on behalf of subsidiaries of multinationals, large commercial enterprises, SMEs, public companies or government agencies she is regularly called upon to advise directors on their duties, manage mergers and acquisitions, resolve high level commercial disputes, determine business structures and assist in dealing with Director Penalty Notices (DPN) and Creditor's Statutory Demands.

Rebecca’s clients appreciate her honesty and transparency and the fact that she remains accessible to them throughout their matters, ensuring they are kept well informed and understand their rights and options.  She is committed to achieving the best outcomes on their behalf and has the knowledge, skills and tenacity to get the job done.

Having strong ties to Western Sydney and its business community, Rebecca currently holds the position of Vice President of the Parramatta & District Law Society.  

Rebecca is a Finalist in two categories of the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Awards - Partner of the Year: Commercial Law, and Mentor of the Year. In the NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards, Rebecca was a Finalist - Private Practice Lawyer of the Year and Winner of the Mentor of the Year category.


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