Specialist lawyers can advise you on the use of family trusts and other mechanisms to help protect your personal assets from claim, including the planning required to minimise adverse tax effects for beneficiaries.
Jodylee is an experienced family and relationship lawyer. She advises married and de facto couples, including same-sex couples, on all legal issues relating to family and relationship law, from separation and divorce to parenting disputes and IVF. She also advises in relation to financial agreements and all aspects of financial issues and property settlements.
Jodylee is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law (Law Institute of Victoria).
For 15 years, Zac has been a dedicated contributor to the Hillhouse Legal Partners team, transitioning from lawyer to Managing Director in 2017. Zac is highly experienced and knowledgeable in the areas of corporate and commercial law, with a strong background in litigation. As well as managing the firm, Zac works closely with many of Hillhouse Legal Partner’s large client base of medical specialists, providing strategic solutions and advice.
Daniel is an accredited Family Law Specialist who has practised exclusively in Family Law since his admission to practice in 2003. He takes a particular interest in complex property matters, including those matters with an international aspect. Daniel has successfully represented clients Australia-wide in cases involving third parties, such as the Australian Taxation Office. Daniel also has expertise in medico-legal family law matters and has written a range of articles for GPs on family and relationship law topics.
Sylvie is a lawyer as well as a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and has over 15 years of experience in the IP field.
Sylvie advises clients on a range of IP issues, including issues relating to IP ownership, licensing, protection of IP, non-disclosure, material transfer, collaborative R&D; and conducts due diligence on IP transactions. Sylvie is experienced in delivering IP services to many sectors of the technology based community, including inventors, start-up and established companies, universities, CRCs and research institutions.
Sylvie reads and writes Chinese, speaks Cantonese fluently and is conversant in Mandarin.
Sylvie is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.