Julian is a lawyer and practices in Corporate and Commercial Law, focusing on general commercial, corporate and compliance matters as well as mergers and acquisitions and Initial Public Offerings (‘IPOs’). Julian has particular experience with start-ups, SMEs, high-growth businesses as well as in business acquisitions and disposals.
Julian graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with 1st class honours from the Griffith University Law School and also holds a Bachelor of International Business. Julian was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and currently holds a Victorian practicing certificate.
Julian was winner of Partner of the Year awards in the Wellness Advocate category.
Julian has been a finalist in the following awards:
•5 x finalist in the Lawyer’s Weekly '30 under 30' Awards
•4 x finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards
•4 x finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year awards
Julian has applied his expertise across a number of large scale transactions, including advising on and assisting in the private equity acquisition of Australian Childcare Projects by Morgan Stanley. Julian was also instrumental in the aggregation / rollup and ASX listing of a veterinary business and an automotive business.
Julian regularly advises in relation to commercial contracts, complex structuring, commercial transactions, employment law, intellectual property, franchising, business acquisitions, disposals and restructuring.
Julian has particular industry expertise in the craft beer industry and works with brewery clients in relation to a range of matters such as establishing and expanding operations.