Clayton Hellen

Senior Associate


Clayton is a senior member of the commercial practice based in Rostron Carlyle’s Brisbane office. He has extensive experience in commercial and estate planning. His experience includes SMEs and acting for high net individuals in business structuring, asset protection, commercial agreements and estate planning.

Clayton also provides advice to directors of public and listed companies on directors’ duties, general corporate compliance and the taxation implications of business strategies, some of which have involved expansion via the regular acquisition of businesses. Clayton is therefore well positioned to assist in business sales/acquisitions and can offer advice on any ancillary leasing, security and loan issues.

Prior to joining Rostron Carlyle in 2012, Clayton practised at a mid-tier and a Brisbane boutique law firm. He is a highly capable lawyer with a determined and positive outlook.


Clayton has over five years’ experience advising clients on the following:

  • Security and loan issues.
  • Trusts and asset protection.
  • Business structures.
  • Commercial agreements.
  • Wills and estate planning.

Admissions and Memberships

  • Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of the ACT.
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society.

Formal qualifications

Course Institution Date Completed
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice Australian National University (ACT) 2006
Bachelor of Arts University of Queensland 1996
Bachelor of Laws University of Queensland 1995

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Clayton Hellen
Senior Associate

Brisbane 07 3009 8444

Clayton's area of practice

  • Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Structuring

specialty areas

  • Commercial Leasing, Security and Loan Issues
  • Business Structuring
  • Trusts and Asset Protection
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Estate Planning