We’re different from most lawyers. And we think that’s a good thing. We come from diverse backgrounds with real business and life experience.
David co-founded his own health-tech startup in 2016, and brings a unique, entrepreneurial perspective to commercial legal services.
His focus areas include startups, blockchain/cryptocurrencies, intellectual property, business structuring and asset protection, franchising, business sales & purchases, finance & securitisation, and corporate governance.
Sandy has a background in web programming and is an avid blockchain / cryptocurrency enthusiast. He is familiar with multiple programming languages and has been involved in a number of startups, including founding a blockchain project which was later accepted into a ConsenSys-backed accelerator program. Sandy’s broad industry background, commercial acumen and talent for simplifying and resolving complex situations helps him deliver holistic and practical advice for his clients.
He is also an experienced litigator, having instructed Counsel and personally appeared in courts both in Australia and overseas. His experience in litigation and dispute resolution feeds directly into his commercial advice, providing him with unique insight into how a commercial deal can go wrong and what can be done to protect against such a scenario.
Sandy has been recognised in multiple leading publications for his expertise in intellectual property and dispute resolution in particular, having twice been a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 national awards and also identified as a Rising Star in the IP and TMT category by Doyle’s Guide.
Sandy is natively fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He utilises his knowledge of Chinese culture and language to facilitate legal protection and resolution of disputes across geopolitical and jurisdictional boundaries.
Kendra has advised businesses of all sizes and across various domains, from startups and small businesses to ASX-listed companies and international organisations.
Kendra’s focus areas include business structuring and asset protection, capital raising, business and equity sales and purchases, corporate governance, contracting advice and negotiation, data privacy and security, and personal and business succession planning.
She has trained thousands of lawyers as a lecturer at Australia's leading universities, and regularly publishes academic research on a wide range of legal issues, including complex issues related to wills and estates law, population ageing, governance and health system reform.
Christie works closely with her clients to create highly customised wills and estate plans which are specifically tailored to suit each client's personal circumstances. She believes that every Australian family has the ability to implement practical and tax effective measures for inter-generational asset protection and succession.
Christie's services are particularly well suited to health practitioners, business owners, and high net worth families.
Drawing from firsthand experience, awareness and legal expertise, Daegan helps entrepreneurs and businesses with pragmatic and strategic advice.
Daegan's focus areas include entity structuring, contract advice and negotiation, industry compliance, digital marketing and advertising, consumer law and protection, as well as data privacy and security.
Bobby was most recently the General Counsel and Compliance Manager at an investment fund holding in excess of $50M funds under management. He was also responsible for ensuring compliance with regulators including ASIC and AFCA.
Bobby's focus areas include Financial Services, Investment Funds, SDEs, Startups, Blockchain / Cryptocurrencies, Structuring, Business Sales & Purchases, and Corporate Governance.
Inoke is the founder of The Minted Brief – a consulting and regulatory insights business focused exclusively on blockchain and emerging technologies. He is also a regular speaker at blockchain and cryptocurrency events and conferences and is passionate about blockchain education.
Inoke's focus areas includes: regulatory finance law, AML/CTF compliance, cryptocurrency exchanges, blockchain/cryptocurrencies projects, NFTs, DAOs & Web3, corporate & commercial law, fintechs & startups, and insurance law.