Hugh has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, capital raisings, managed investment schemes and financial services.
His practice includes working on takeovers, schemes of arrangement, venture capital and private equity deals, infrastructure investments, privatisations, prospectuses, underwritings and managed funds, and advising clients with a mutual structure.
‘Hugh Scales is excellent. He’s fastidious on detail but also highly commercial. Plus he has a lot of experience with private equity deals and private equity fund structuring.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Corporate and M&A, 2020 edition – Testimonials
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Corporate Law (Melbourne, AU) – Since 2021 edition
- The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Recommended for Corporate and M&A – 2019 edition
Recent deals and media coverage
- National jumps on mid-tier merger express – Lawyers Weekly, 9 October 2017
- Piper Alderman merges with Norton Gledhill – Australasian Lawyer, 6 October 2017