Leisure, Sport and Entertainment

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Comprehensive and relevant legal advice for clients in the sporting, leisure, liquor, tourism and gaming industries

We act for a diverse range of businesses including major casino operators, internet gaming operators as well as restaurants and bars, hotels, sporting and hospitality venues and sporting and community clubs.  

In addition to our work with many of Australia's leading hospitality and sporting brands, our HG Private team expertly offer advice to high profile sporting personalities and entertainers on their various private legal matters.


  • Commercial contracts including sponsorship agreements and supplier agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions and joint venture arrangements
  • Liquor and gaming licensing
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment and workplace health and safety
  • Property related advisory including sales and acquisitions and significant lease negotiations

Exceptional outcomes

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre / Advising the BCEC in relation to its contract with the Commonwealth Government regarding hosting of the G20 Summit.
Brisbane Lions / Advising the Brisbane Lions AFL club on their high profile and often sensitive commercial contractual issues, including negotiating venue hire agreements, sponsorship agreements and agreements in respect of services at the Lions@Springwood social club facility. 
Leading Beverage Company / We advise a leading international beverage and food company on their liquor licensing matters across Queensland.
Queensland Rugby League / We advise on merchandise and licensing, leasing, sponsorship and advertising agreements, and on the employment arrangements for the coaching staff for the Queensland State of Origin.
Supercar Racing Team / We work closely with this well-known Australian Supercar Racing team and their drivers on various commercial matters including the preparation of major sponsorship and intellectual property agreements.
Warner Brothers Movie World / We advised Warner Brothers Movie World on the documentation of major corporate, construction and re-financing facilities for the Sea World Theme Park, Sea World Nara Resort Hotel and Movie World Theme Park.

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