Malcolm Heard is a highly regarded and knowledgeable lawyer with more than 45 years of local experience. An Accredited Specialist in Property Law and in Business Law, he has consistently demonstrated his ability in servicing clients particularly in the field of property and regulatory compliance. Many major players in the property market and corporate scene, together with various statutory bodies both in the Illawarra and throughout Sydney, regularly rely on his proven commercial judgement to guide their business success.
Well-respected in the Illawarra area over a long period of time, he is frequently sought out by a diverse range of clients for his expertise and proven results. Valuing the importance of communication, trust and understanding his client’s needs, he has a number of high profile commercial clients who have depended on his advice and professional approach over many years. “Our competitive advantage” he says “is the perception that with so many dominant and successful clients relying on our advice and having visibly done so continuously over many years, we must possess a high level of competence delivered in an enduringly acceptable manner”.
Outside of work Malcolm is a family man who likes cooking and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He particularly enjoys getting away with the family to the South Coast whenever they can find the time. Throughout his career he has been substantially involved in his local community. He has relationships with Lifeline Illawarra Board, and has twice been President of the Rotary Club of Wollongong, from which he holds a Paul Harris Fellowship. He is a Board member of Property Council Australia Illawarra Chapter, was a founding director of Illawarra Business Chamber, and President of one of its predecessors, Wollongong Chamber of Commerce and Industry.