Gavin is our Managing Partner and head of our Business & Commercial Team. In addition to Gavin's management role, he assists business owners to establish and maintain a productive workplace. Gavin works with business owners to put in place agreements and policies designed to look after the well being of the business owner, his or her business and their employees.
Gavin advises on a broad range of business and commercial issues, including workplace performance and culture, business contracts, business sales and purchases, terms of trade, shareholders' agreements, partnership agreements, buy and sell agreements, franchise agreements, distribution agreements, supply agreements, post employment restraints, disciplinary and termination issues, redundancy, workers compensation, independent contractors, dispute resolution, anti discrimination, risk management, occupational health & safety, equal employment opportunity, workplace investigations.
Outside of work, Gavin actively participates in broader community organisations. Gavin is a member of the Boards of Leap Frog Ability and the Lake Macquarie Business Growth Centre, a member of the Holford Oval Mount Hutton Management Committee. Gavin has formerly been Treasurer of the Redhead SLSC Nippers and the Once a Knight Old Boys, Secretary & President of Central Charlestown Junior Rugby League, President of the Gateshead Oval Management Committee and Chairman of the Newcastle Rugby League Judiciary Committee.
Gavin assists business owners all across NSW in Sydney, Newcastle and the Central Coast.
Business, Commercial & Workplace Law
Diploma in Law
"They were professional in every respect and thorough in the way they represented our best interests. Everyone we dealt with kept us informed and ensured that we understood what was happening and what would happen next. It was as reassuring to have them represent us as they have done previously."
- C & R Stewart
"I will certainly recommend Gavin as I have never received this level of customer service and attention from a solicitor in Newcastle before."
- Donna Forrester
"Once again - really appreciate Gavin's professionalism and thoroughness! When I need a law firm in Newcastle, I now know who to call."
- Annette Williams, Managing Director at A W Workwise
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