Justin has more than 20 years’ experience specialising in intellectual property matters in England and in Australia. Justin worked for many years as a solicitor for a magic circle firm in London before progressing his career in senior leadership roles with two of Australia’s most respected intellectual property firms. He has a background in science, having studied chemistry and pure maths, and is recognised as a leading patent lawyer.
Justin has handled a large variety of contentious patent, trade mark, copyright and design cases for individuals, SME’s and the world’s largest companies. His industry sector experience includes pharmaceutical (small and large molecule), rDNA, petrochemical, fine chemical, automotive, construction, mining, semiconductor, electrical engineering and chip design.
University of Queensland, Australia.
Bachelor of Law (Honours), Bachelor of Science, Physical Chemistry and Pure Maths.
Admitted as a Solicitor, Australia.
Admitted as a Solicitor, United Kingdom.
2017 - 2018
Special Counsel, K&L Gates, Melbourne.
2006 - 2017
Partner, Griffith Hack, Melbourne.
2000 – 2006
Solicitor, Clifford Chance, London.