Expertise

Paul has over 30 years’ experience in commercial and property matters including dispute resolution.

In his work, Paul focuses on acting for individuals, private and public companies, liquidators and trustees in a broad and varying range of commercial and property matters.

His pragmatic advice focuses on achieving the best commercial outcomes in a timely manner, and is a strength that he brings to the table for his clients.

Paul’s accreditation as a Commercial Litigation Specialist and his mediation experience ensures risk issues are negotiated and documented effectively every time.

Experience

  • Advising clients and agencies on advertising, marketing and privacy law

  • Negotiating marketing, sponsorship and ambassador agreements with sporting clubs, celebrities and for events

  • Dealing with the ACCC in complaints of misleading and deceptive advertising

  • Obtaining ACCC authorisation for a client for a revenue-sharing arrangement with a competitor

  • Acting in complex commercial leases for tenants and landlords

  • Acting in commercial property transactions

  • Acting in property disputes for liquidators, individuals and estates

  • Advising on property issues in relation to landfills and waste collection

  • Advising on and negotiating various business contracts including supply agreements, terms of trade, warehousing and distribution agreements

  • Advising in shareholder/unitholder/partnership disputes and acting in related litigation

  • Advising an ASX-listed trustee company on trust and property matters, and acting on its behalf in estate litigation

  • In-house client presentations in areas including advertising, marketing, privacy law and Personal Property & Securities Act law.

Memberships and Associations

  • Law Institute of Victoria

  • Past member of LIV Commercial Litigation Advisory Committee

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (the University of Melbourne)

  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Victoria

“Understanding my client’s business and their objectives ensures my legal advice is practical and effective.”