Russell Morley

Special Counsel

Russell puts himself in the position of his client and uses his skills to simplify and give clarity to complex business transactions.

Russell is well-versed in all business matters, from advising clients on the sale and purchase of a business through to succession planning for a business and its key individuals. Russell’s knowledge in this area extends to complex trust restructuring and reviews, shareholder agreements, succession planning and estate planning.

Russell is also an experienced intellectual property lawyer. He has worked with clients in industries as diverse as engineering, direct sales, liquor and hospitality, industrial and commercial manufacturing, computer software and franchise systems. He has acted for clients to protect and commercialise their intellectual property in technology and licensing matters and regularly advises on the Australian Consumer Law.

Russell has a keen interest in technology and holds a degree in Computer Science (Internet Computing). He is particularly interested in the online environment and the interaction with traditional laws.

Areas of Practice
  • Business and asset sales
  • Business structuring
  • Business succession planning
  • Commercial agreements
  • Estate planning
  • Franchising, technology and intellectual property
  • Pharmacy and health law
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Trusts and companies