Chris is a Partner in our Intellectual Property & Technology Team. He has built a broad-ranging commercial practice over more than 30 years in corporations law generally; trust law generally; property law, with particular emphasis on residential / commercial conveyancing and leasing; and intellectual property, including copyright and domain names, licensing and distribution agreements.
Chris has extensive expertise in all aspects of franchising, including setting up systems and documentation, acting for large franchisors in dealing with day-to-day franchising problems, as well as acting for franchisees and potential franchisees.
His general commercial work includes advising in relation to buying / selling businesses, buying / selling shares and units in private companies and unit trusts, joint ventures and shareholders’ / unit holders’ agreements.
Professional affiliations include membership of the Franchise Council of Australia.
Chris has been voted by his peers as a “Best Lawyer” in the area of Franchise Law since 2013.