Stephen has been in legal practice for over 30 years, with extensive experience in corporate and commercial law particularly in relation to commercial transactions of all sizes and complexities. Clients he advises comprise commercial businesses operating in a broad spectrum of industries.
Stephen is recognised as one of Australia's foremost advisers to high net worth clients, respected for his long-standing knowledge and expertise in preparing and implementing effective estate planning strategies as well as professionally handling their general commercial matters. His admirable personalised approach, with an enviable commitment to client service, encompasses commercial transactions of all sizes and complexities, as well as negotiating and structuring contractual arrangements advantageous to clients.
Stephen’s experience includes:
30 May 23
In this webinar, we will look at key developments in these areas, including: recent data breach cases and trends, reviews of Queensland and Commonwealth privacy legislation, the rise of Chat GPT, AI tools, and key risks and cyber security developments.
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.