Andrew Giles

Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth

Andrew Giles

Andrew completed his tertiary education at Flinders University in Adelaide before returning to Darwin in 2014 to commence practicing. Andrew's core areas of practice are all aspects of property law (including EOI for acquisition of freehold and leasehold sites), large scale construction and development projects (including procurement), banking and finance, commercial contracting (including supply and services agreements), mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring and compliance work for businesses. Andrew possesses complementary tertiary qualifications in commerce (finance major) and business experience.

During his career, Andrew has worked on a number of significant development and infrastructure projects in the Northern Territory across a broad sector of the economy. Further, Andrew has maintained strong community involvement acting on volunteer boards, and in advisory roles, in the following sectors: music and arts, racing, sports, hospitality and legal services.

Professional Organisations & Memberships

  • HWL Ebsworth, Lawyers
  • Secretary, Law Society of the Northern Territory (2017-2018)
  • Council Member, Law Society of the Northern Territory (2015-2018)
  • Commercial Law Committee, Law Society of the Northern Territory
  • Governance Committee, Law Society of the Northern Territory
  • Sub-Committee Member, Law Council of Australia
  • Property Council of Australia, NT Chapter
Areas of Expertise
Banking and Financial Services
Commercial Contracting
Construction and Infrastructure
Corporate Governance
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate and Projects
Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, Flinders University
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Flinders University
Admitted to the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory of Australia
Admitted to the High Court of Australia
Professional Contact
Phone: +61 8 8943 0434