He has worked across private, government and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and abroad. He is keenly client-focused and uses his strong research and communication skills to gather key information and deliver practical solutions.
Prior to joining Nous, Hugh worked as a lawyer for the NT Legal Aid Commission, Maleys Barristers and Solicitors, and the Department of Attorney-General and Justice (NT). He has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution processes, as well as working with vulnerable clients. He has worked closely with social support organisations to ensure a holistic approach to service delivery for clients experiencing various forms of disadvantage.
Hugh also worked as a teacher in China for over three years, based primarily in Shanghai; and interned with Transparency International Indonesia, in Jakarta. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Development Studies from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University.
Hugh enjoys fitness and yoga, as well as attempting new cuisines in the kitchen. He is an avid amateur actor and has appeared in local productions in Darwin.