Share this page:

Brett HearndenPartner

Brett Hearnden
Brett Hearnden

Brett is a partner and a member of the firm's litigation team. His practice is focussed on regulatory enforcement, administrative reviews and public law.

Brett leads a team of experienced and highly regarded advocates who represent government clients' prosecutions for regulatory offences in Local and District Courts. 

Brett also leads the team in defending administrative decisions when reviews have been sought. Brett is often retained to act in high profile, novel or strategically significant policy cases. 

His clients include:

  • Transport for NSW
  • Roads & Maritime Services
  • State Debt Recovery
  • Fisheries, Liquor & Gaming NSW, and

As one of Australia's leading authorities on compliance with road transport regulations, Brett is an advisor to key stakeholders in respect of the impact, prosecution and effectiveness of new enforcement technology. 


With a focus on achieving good policy outcomes, Brett ensures his long-standing clients remain highly satisfied with the service provided by him and his team. 

Brett also represents private clients who are charged with regulatory and criminal offences and those seeking to appeal decisions of government agencies, challenge disciplinary hearings or have been called before coronial inquests, ICAC or the NSW Ombudsman. 

Brett regularly advises clients on appeals to the Courts of Appeal and Criminal Appeal, the District Court or NCAT. 

Brett also assists in the management of our debt recovery practice. He is focussed on achieving strategic, timely and cost effective outcomes for our Government and private clients.    

« Back to search result
Sydney City
T: +61 2 9391 3189
F: +61 2 9391 3099
Send email
Areas of practice
  • Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory prosecutions
  • Debt recovery
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney


Sydney     |    North Ryde     |    Melbourne     |    Brisbane     |    Perth     |    Darwin      |     Interlaw

© 2006 - 2018 Hunt & Hunt    |