About Us

About Us

About Hirsch Legal

Hirsch Legal is a boutique commercial law firm established by Gabrielle Hirsch to support innovative clients – researchers, founders, entrepreneurs, creatives, research institutes, universities, spin outs/start ups, R&D and technology focused SMEs. With 15+ years’ experience in the life sciences and higher education sectors, we specialise in delivering strategic governance and industry-focused commercial, intellectual property and commercialisation advice at all levels and stages of the business journey.

Drawing on our deep understanding of the key commercial and academic drivers, we are focused on delivering win-win partnerships between academia and industry, prioritising fair and reasonable risk and benefit allocation to enable the parties to ‘get on with business’.


Why Work With Us?

We’re passionate about the life sciences sector and helping innovative clients to achieve their strategic goals by providing practical and strategic legal advice and win-win solutions. 

Value for Money

We provide high quality, on-demand, legal services directly through our Principal Lawyer without the high costs associated with traditional law firms' hourly rates. We can also offer a range of flexible arrangements to help fit your business needs.

Expert Lawyers

We have scientific, governance and legal qualifications and extensive in-house experience. We understand the sector and specialise in delivering legal solutions and pragmatic governance and commercial, IP & commercialisation advice.

We Care about Your Matter

We are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals. We are down-to-earth, approachable and care about your success. We know timing and relationships are critical & are focused on win-win solutions.

Tailored Solutions

As former in-house lawyers, we understand your needs and provide tailored, timely and cost-effective services to help you make informed decisions. We understand that success is about more than just 'the legals' and are experts at thinking outside the box!


Our Principal

Our Principal Lawyer and Director, Gabrielle Hirsch, is an experienced General Counsel and IP commercialisation lawyer, with over 15 years’ experience in law firms and in-house, including at global law firm, DLA Piper, and as General Counsel of the Florey Institute, the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, WEHI and Senior Commercialisation Lawyer at Monash University.

Qualifications: BSc, BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons), LLM, Reg TM Attorney, GIA (Cert), GAICD 



Want to Find out More?

Our initial consultation is provided at no charge.
Get in touch and see what Hirsch Legal can do for you and your business. 

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