Geoffrey ShiffFounding Partner
Shiff & Company
- +613 8611 0400
Shiff & Company is a fast growing, multi-faceted firm that services a wide range of commercial, entrepreneurial and creative businesses, as well as private clients and not-for-profit organisations.
We invest in building long-term relationships with our business and private clients. Many of our private clients are business owners and professionals. We invest in getting to know the way our clients conduct their businesses and their particular requirements of us. This enables us to tailor our advice and services to reflect our clients’ desired outcomes.
We pride ourselves on being commercially-minded lawyers who provide “real world” practical advice.
Legal services are provided in the following areas:
• Mergers and acquisitions• Banking & finance• Building & construction• Business services• Corporate law & governance• Real estate transactions• Employment law• Entertainment & media• Technology & telecommunications• Estate planning, wills & estates• Family & relationship law• Franchising• Insolvency & reconstruction• Intellectual property• Litigation & dispute resolution• Not-for-profits & charities
Our team is well balanced in age, gender and experience. Our firm culture is to be creative, approachable, results-focussed and mutually supportive.
Our lawyers are highly qualified and work across more than one area of practice. This means our clients enjoy continuity of service from familiar faces with depth of experience on a wide range of matters. We enjoy working on the cutting edge, with challenging, entrepreneurial clients.
Above all, we are friendly and approachable and revel in being team players, both with our clients and with each other.
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Geoffrey is the founding and senior partner of Shiff & Company. His legal interests and areas of practice are diverse.
During his many years in legal practice in Melbourne, Geoffrey has worked closely with his clients to grow and protect their businesses and family assets. In his varied practice as a property, commercial, IP and media lawyer Geoffrey has advised in a wide range of business and private transactions.
In the mid-1990s Geoffrey established a pioneering digital media law practice and as a media lawyer Geoffrey has acted as legal adviser in Australian and international e-commerce law, computer game development and film and television financing in Australia and overseas markets. He also drove the establishment of www.trademarkit.com.au, the online trade mark search and registration division service of Shiff & Company.
Focussing primarily on commercial and real estate transactions and high net worth estate planning over the past few years, Geoffrey acts as personal legal adviser to many business owners, property investors and families.Show more +
Mergers & Acquisitions in Australia
Level 3 34 Queen Street Melbourne Vic 3000 Melbourne