Samuel Rees, Partner of IP Partnership

Samuel Rees - LLB

- Managing Partner

Sam studied his Bachelor of Laws and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Training (PLT) at Bond University where he also achieved specialist certificates in Intellectual Property and Information, Technology and E-Commerce. Sam has continued to support Bond University by providing pro-bono legal advice to the local community through the Bond Law Clinic. 

Sam's Clients appreciate his understanding of commercial matters and how this transcends to practical legal advice, achieving the best possible result for businesses. 

Sam sits on the Board, as Secretary, for the Southport Chamber of Commerce. 

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Ivan Poole, Retired Founding Partner of IP Partnership

Ivan Poole - LLB

-Retired Founding Partner

Ivan was admitted as a solicitor in New Zealand in 1965 and has practised at partnership level since that time in New Zealand, Hong Kong and on the Gold Coast since August 1980.

Ivan began specialising in franchising, licensing and intellectual property in 1988 and has subsequently advised hundreds of Franchisors.

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Chloe Buchanan, Graduate Lawyer of IP Partnership

Chloe Buchanan - LLB (Hons.)

- Solicitor

Chloe completed her Bachelor of Laws with honours and her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Bond University, was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court in 2014 and has gained experience in a wide range of property and commercial matters in a large, busy Gold Coast law firm.

Since joining IP Partnership Chloe is focusing her skills on intellectual property matters, franchise matters and business transactions. As a solicitor, Chloe prides herself on her friendly, practical and no nonsense approach to legal advice.

Outside of law Chloe enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her husband, two young sons and two dogs.

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Molly Flynn, Graduate Lawyer of IP Partnership

Molly Flynn - LLB (Hons.) B.Comm

- Solicitor

Molly graduated Law at Bond University with a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and a Bachelor of Communications, completed her post graduate PLT training at our firm and was admitted as a solicitor in April this year.

Molly shares our focus on Intellectual Property law with a special interest in entertainment law - a great addition to the IP Partnership team. Outside of law, Molly enjoys getting outdoors hiking with family and friends, and exploring all the restaurants and cafes that the Gold Coast has to offer.

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