Main Areas of Law

  • ASX matters
  • Equity capital markets and capital raising transactions
  • Asset acquisitions and disposals
  • Energy and resources
  • Backdoor listings
  • Company meetings
  • Resources
  • Blockchain
  • Technology
  • Start ups
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Background and Experience

Toby holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business (Management) from the University of Notre Dame Australia and also studied at the prestigious University of Notre Dame in the United States.  He is an Associate of The Chartered Governance Institute and a Chartered Governance Professional.

Having started at Steinepreis Paganin in October 2004, Toby was appointed a partner on 1 July 2012.

Toby has a broad range of experience acting as a trusted adviser to a number of companies, both public and private, on all matters relating to Australian corporate compliance including capital raisings, backdoor listings, corporate governance, mergers and acquisition, shareholder meetings and general commercial matters. Toby is the contact (along with Roger Steinepreis) for the firm’s relationship with the Singapore Chamber of Commerce (Western Australia).

Toby is a former Governor of the University of Notre Dame Australia and a former member of the University's Finance and Audit Committee and School of Law (Fremantle) Advisory Board. In 2018, the University named the Toby Hicks Service to Student Community Award in honour of his contribution to the University over 23 years.

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