Kelly Marshall

Kelly has a wealth of experience in commercial contracts.  As a senior member of our Corporate Advisory Team, Kelly specialises in intellectual property, media/entertainment and technology and innovation matters, offering her clients pragmatic, balanced and commercially astute advice.  She also regularly advises on rights enforcement including litigation and mediation. Kelly regularly works with national and […]

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Victor Asoyo

Victor is a member of the Gadens’ banking and finance group with excellent experience in banking and property law. Victor acts for a variety of private lenders, traditional banking and mid-tier lending clients in the banking sector as well as ASX 100 listed companies providing sound advice across a broad range of financial transactions. He […]

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Susan Forrest

Susan has more than 20 years’ experience and is one of Queensland’s leading litigation and insolvency lawyers. Her areas of expertise include banking and debt recovery, enforcement of mortgage and other securities, insolvency, secured and unsecured asset recovery and loss minimisation, including farm debt mediation. Using her extensive advisory and legal risk management experience, Susan […]

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Stafford Hopewell

Stafford heads Gadens’ planning and environment group in Brisbane. His widespread expertise includes town planning, environment, heritage, coastal, vegetation and contamination matters with a focus on major development and infrastructure projects. These include mixed use developments, master planned residential communities, road and water infrastructure. He acts for a broad range of clients including property owners, […]

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Sharon Christensen

Sharon is a professor at the Queensland University of Technology and consults exclusively for Gadens Lawyers. She is an expert in all facets of property law with a special focus on land contracts, leasing and body corporate law. Sharon is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading property law academics, which is further enhanced by […]

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Shantal Evans

Shantal practises primarily in the areas of banking and finance and property. She acts for major Australian banks, fund managers and private lenders in a broad range of transactions, including the funding of commercial, industrial and residential developments throughout Queensland and New South Wales. She also has a specific focus in the health industry, acting […]

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Scott Couper

Scott specialises in insolvency, banking and finance litigation and commercial litigation. He acts for receivers, banks and financial institutions throughout Australia on matters ranging from the management and sale of property and assets to proceedings for the recovery of equipment, assignment of debt and security and defending litigious actions. He also acts for insolvency practitioners […]

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Sarah Toohey

Sarah has more than 20 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer. She advises clients in a range of industries, with a focus on property transactions and development arrangements. She has particular expertise in GST and stamp duty, which assists her in providing strategic advice to clients on ownership arrangements and structuring of transactions. Sarah enjoys […]

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Russell Ensbey

Russell is a Special Counsel in the Property and Construction Group and assists in leading the Construction team. Russell has over 27 years of experience in acting for and advising government, developers, contractors and consultants on a broad range of domestic and commercial construction projects. Russell has particular expertise in back-end construction litigation. For over […]

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Rachel Sciascia

Rachel assists a broad range of clients including private and public businesses, universities, government, research organisations, not-for-profit organisations and large multi-national corporations listed on both Australian and international exchanges in matters relating to research and development, intellectual property licensing, transfer and commercialisation. Rachel is particularly well-known for her expertise in advising on the structure of, […]

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Peter Carroll

Peter is a former tax partner of a major international accounting firm and is a key member of our Corporate Advisory group. Peter has over 40 years’ experience in all areas of taxation such as income, capital gains and fringe benefits taxes covering day to day commercial operations, joint ventures and merger activities. His clients […]

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Paul Spiro

Paul is the National and Queensland Chairman of Gadens and is considered one of Australia’s leading experts in property law, commercial negotiation and facilitation. Paul is the Chair of Brisbane Festival, former Chair of Brisbane Institute, a Councillor of The Queensland Futures Council and a member of the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation. He was also […]

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