Harriet Warlow-Shill

Managing Partner - Melbourne

Profile

As Founder and Managing Partner of Warlows Legal, Harriet draws on the firm footing of her experience in property, construction, commercial, litigation and not for profit areas of law.

Graduating with a Law/Arts degree from the University of Western Australia, Harriet applied her learning in the challenging legal contexts of Native Title, Refugee and Aboriginal rights.

Predating Warlows Legal, Harriet worked in Perth with a couple of Australia’s top 10 legal practices, Harriet was regularly involved in various large leasing, construction, property, commercial litigation and commercial law projects as well as assisting with a high profile Aboriginal rights matter that went to the High Court of Western Australia.

These career credits have shaped Harriet’s perspective as a holistic lawyer who prioritises long-term solutions, walking clients through the entire process.

Throughout her working life, Harriet has accrued achievements from Co Founding the Law Student Volunteer Service, to providing pro bono law clerk services for the Aboriginal Legal Service of WA and participating in American Field Services exchange program to Brazil.

Harriet regularly presents on topics of her expertise and has lectured in litigation procedure and professional ethics at the University of Western Australia and the University of New South Wales.

She has also held positions as Honorary Secretary of Beit Midrash of WA, the Jewish House (a homeless refuge) and Bina (Sydney). Currently, she assists many community boards including CIVL and Bendigo Bank.

Harriet has been a regular speaker about change and innovation in the legal industry and this year alone will be speaking at the Lexis Nexis Innovation Panel, the Australian Legal Practice Managers Association retreat and at the third Managing Partner’s Forum.

Education

Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy major) from the University of Western Australia

Year admitted: 2001

* NSW Law Society