MST Lawyers Australia
Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149 Australia
About MST Lawyers
is a founding Principal of MST Lawyers. In addition to his law degree, John completed an economics degree, majoring in accounting. After graduation, John worked as a taxation accountant with Peat Marwick (now KPMG). He subsequently joined the firm in 1983.
John has played a lead role in developing MST Lawyers’ legal alliances internationally. He has considerable experience in domestic and international distribution and licensing law. He has been involved in the establishment of distribution networks of large American and Asian corporations. He has assisted with advice on corporate structuring and growth strategies for Hong Kong, China, the USA, Canada, the Middle East, the UK and New Zealand, and has strong associations and networks in these countries particularly with law firms specialising in franchising. These international links are becoming increasingly important as more of MST Lawyers’ corporate and franchise clients are now transacting business abroad.
John is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
is the Principal who heads our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Team. He has over 30 years experience as a Lawyer.
His approach to any matter is to gain a full understanding of all relevant facts then provide both a legal and commercial strategy aimed at and maximising the return for the client. This may range from an aggressive litigation strategy to a more passive negotiating strategy.
Philip has successfully handled a number of landmark cases involving some of Australia’s leading corporations relating to franchising and trade practices issues.