Sam studied Law at Bond University where he also achieved specialist certificates in Intellectual Property and Information, Technology and E-Commerce.
As a solicitor, Sam has a commercial approach to business transactions. Sam acts for a number of Franchisors, Licensors, Lessors and small to medium businesses; delivering professional legal advice in relation to a broad number of matters including Franchise recruitment, Business Sales and Purchases, Intellectual Property protection (including Trade Mark applications) and Intellectual Property Licensing, leveraging or IP Assignments, Franchise establishment, Structuring advice (including preparation of Shareholders Agreements and Share or Unit Sale Agreements).
Sam also has expertise in the area of trade mark enforcement and defending Client's Intellectual Property rights. Sam values the good relationships he has with Clients who appreciate his commercial approach to legal drafting and advice. Sam's team can assist with Intellectual portfolio property management, strategy and ongoing support for new Franchisors.
Outside of law Sam is an active outdoor person. Come weekends you will find him either surfing, riding his much loved Harley Davidson or at Burleigh Heads with his wife and Staffordshire Bullterrier named 'Bleu'.