Robert Hegarty


Robert graduated from the University of Tasmania in December 2007 with a combined degree in Commerce and Law. He obtained a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Tasmania in 2008.

In August 2008, Robert was admitted as a Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and joined Douglas & Collins as a graduate in February 2009. He became a director of the firm in July 2017.

Robert generally practices in property, commercial and estates, and his major areas of practice include:

  • Sales and purchases of residential/commercial/agricultural real estate;
  • Subdivisions and other land title matters;
  • Sales and purchases of business;
  • Leasing;
  • Trusts;
  • Business structuring;
  • Wills and estate planning; and
  • Power of attorney and enduring guardianship.

Robert was a past member of the Northern Young Lawyers Committee (2011–2015) and was the committee’s Treasurer for 2011/2012. He is currently a member of the Law Society of Tasmania’s Council.  He is a former member of the Executive of the Law Society and the Society’s Property and Commercial Law Committee.

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