About Us.

Hitch Advisory offer a range of business and legal services delivered differently.

Uncomplicated, relevant, expert advice.

 

For too long legal and business advisors have been reactive and failed to demonstrate value to clients. Our mission is to empower your business and add value in every engagement.

We are the experts.

We are the experts in Retail Law, Business Law and Mergers and Acquisitions – and we’re business people, too.

Our clients trust us and rely upon us to provide strategic and proactive advice.

We offer a range of flexible service models to provide you with the right advice when you need it.

The experts.

Nick Hitchens
Partner

Nick Hitchens is a key advisor to a range of Australian and International businesses.

Nick Hitchens is a key advisor to a range of Australian and International businesses.

He has assisted hundreds of business owners seeking investment, divestment or acquisition with a transaction history totalling $500m+.

Nick Hitchens is an expert in advising on Shareholder and Partnership Arrangements and all other commercial contracts.

He brings a contemporary competitive approach to business and legal services. In his downtime, Nick Hitchens likes breathing the fresh air in Tassie, Crossfit and travelling the globe.

Olivia Hitchens advises Australia’s largest retailers, franchised networks and is a renowned expert in Retail and Branding Law.

Olivia Hitchens advises Australia’s largest retailers, franchised networks and is a renowned expert in Retail and Branding Law.

Olivia Hitchens can assist all businesses with monetising and protecting their Intellectual Property, Marketing and Social Media Law, Competition and Consumer Law and general business law.

Olivia Hitchens brings practical industry experience and combines it with common sense advice. In her downtime, Olivia Hitchens likes running, baking and lazy beach days.

Joel Marshall comes from a commercial property investment background in New Zealand and has practiced the past 5 years in Australia with a focus on Property and Business Transactions and Disputes, Competition and Consumer Law and general commercial advisory.

Joel Marshall comes from a commercial property investment background in New Zealand and has practiced the past 5 years in Australia with a focus on Property and Business Transactions and Disputes, Competition and Consumer Law and general commercial advisory.

Joel Marshall has a passion for business and with his balanced commercial approach to legal services is a perfect fit to Hitch Advisory’s expert team. In his downtime Joel Marshall likes surfing, fishing and exploring the great outdoors.

Karla Stojanovic has extensive experience in all areas of commercial and business law, including sales of business and leasing.

Karla Stojanovic has extensive experience in all areas of commercial and business law, including sales of business and leasing.

She also comes from a dispute resolution and insolvency background which enables her to proactively identify issues her clients may face and avoid the cost of litigation. She has a strong commitment to clients, is approachable and delivers outcomes when she says she will.

Karla Stojanovic provides advice not just documents and her clients regularly comment that she has enabled them to easily understand complex matters.

In Karla Stojanovic’s current portfolio of clients are fashion designers, iconic retail brands, national freight and distribution businesses and many more.

Outside of work, Karla Stojanovic enjoys the beach, fitness, spending time with her family and her sausage dog ‘Sizzle’.

Lazar Krstic acts for individuals and organisations of all sizes, assisting with their start-up, transactional and dispute resolution requirements. Lazar Krstic oversees both contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular interest in acquisitions, Competition and Consumer Law and intellectual property.

Lazar Krstic acts for individuals and organisations of all sizes, assisting with their start-up, transactional and dispute resolution requirements. Lazar Krstic oversees both contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular interest in acquisitions, Competition and Consumer Law and intellectual property.

He has extensive civil litigation experience and has represented clients in various jurisdictions throughout New South Wales.

Lazar Krstic offers a dynamic and practical approach in all dealings, enabling our clients to navigate through their matters with simplicity and peace of mind.

Outside of the office, he attends the gym regularly, passionately supports Chelsea Football Club and recharges his batteries by travelling the world.

Hayley acts for a diverse client base including individuals, property developers, small to medium sized businesses, and large companies, in a range of industries.

Hayley Hewitt acts for a diverse client base including individuals, property developers, small to medium sized businesses, and large companies, in a range of industries.

Hayley Hewitt has experience in a broad range of matters including sale and purchase of residential and commercial property, leasing, sale and purchase of small businesses, building and construction disputes, and drafting various commercial agreements.

 Taking a practical approach to her work, Hayley is committed to developing and maintaining strong relationships with her clients to achieve their legal needs.

Outside of work, Hayley Hewitt enjoys relaxing at the beach, socialising, and learning Portuguese.

In every engagement we commit to deliver

Strategic Insights

Strategic insights to ensure that the position of your business is optimised.

Proactive Advice

Proactive advice for tomorrow - not waiting until you need a lifeline.

Responsive Communication

Open lines of communication whenever you need them. You won’t be left waiting for return phone calls.

Technical Accuracy

Technically accurate advice. You can rely on our knowledge and expertise.

Collaborative Approach

Collaborating with your existing stakeholders to understand all aspects of your business and achieve your desired outcome.

Business Partner

We’re in it for the long haul. We want to work with you throughout the life cycle of your business.