COVID-19 - Updates, Webinars and Resources

Mitchell is the Managing Principal of our law practice. He is also a Commercial Law Specialist accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria. He heads our Commercial Law Group and assists the owners of businesses of all sizes and types.

Professional Background

Mitchell is the Managing Principal of our law practice. He heads our Commercial Law Group and assists the owners of businesses of all sizes and types – from small and medium enterprises to nation-wide – operations with their business issues, commercial disputes and other general legal matters.

He advises customers in a range of matters including:

  • Business structuring and asset protection strategies
  • Purchasing and selling businesses and companies
  • Intellectual property registrations and licensing
  • Employment agreements
  • Shareholder/partnership agreements
  • Trading terms and conditions, including for services and online sales
  • Manufacturing and distribution agreements
  • Business succession and estate planning issues
  • Corporate and personal insolvency issues

Mitchell also presents professional development sessions in Commercial Law to other lawyers at LIV Academy Series Workshops.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Commercial agreements
  • Business transactions and strategy
  • Asset protection planning
  • Estate and succession planning
  • Franchising
  • Competition and consumer law
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing & engineering
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Professional services
  • Not for profit organisations, charities and associations

Professional Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws (Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Melbourne)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP)
  • Accredited Commercial Law Specialist – Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member – Law Institute of Victoria
  • Affiliate Member – Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Member – Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand

Achievements

  • Finalist - Young Business Leader of the Year (2017 Optus MyBusiness Awards)
  • Finalist - Regional/Suburban Lawyer of the Year (2017 LawyersWeekly Australian Law Awards)