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KOGARAH OFFICE
Suite 309 – 310, Level 3
13A Montgomery Street
KOGARAH NSW 2217


SYDNEY CITY OFFICE
Ground Floor
54 Martin Place
SYDNEY NSW 2000


Email: solicitors@gmhlegal.com
Phone: (02) 9587 0458
Facsimile: (02) 9587 2936


ABOUT US


EXPERIENCE OUR CAN-DO ATTITUDE


Our solicitors and barristers are easy to do business with and have a can-do attitude.

We find that the attitude we bring to our work mirrors no-nonsense attitudes of our clients themselves. We keep everything as simple as possible, and ensure that you receive quick results

YOUR IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS


We know that our clients want and with our nimble and highly experienced team we are commercial responsiveness, and are able to adapt our prices better and reduce cost far more competitively than large firms.

We keep everything as simple as possible. Not only that, with our solicitors, you get the kind of business law advice you would expect from a highly experienced team with over 60 years of combined legal experience.

We provide you with results-driven legal solutions and outcomes you expect, without the hassles and cost of other firms.

CLIENT ORIENTATED


At GMH Legal, we are a client-focussed firm. Our relationships with our clients are based on knowledge and personal contact, creating an understanding which produces quick responses and practical legal advice. We place a great deal of emphasis on understanding the individual and business operations of our clients in order to anticipate, identify, respond to and satisfy all their needs.

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AND CONTACT US TODAY


Our lawyers always go over and above to give you the best advice as quickly as possible.

Whether its quick information over the phone for a question that’s been on your mind for while, or general information about an area of law, we’re happy to help. Call us today and experience the difference.

MEET THE GMH LEGAL TEAM


GEORGE HANNA – PARTNER

GEORGE HANNA – PARTNER

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Email: ghanna@gmhlegal.com

Office Line: (02) 9587 0458

George Hanna is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW, the High Court of Australia, the High Court of Auckland and is a Registered Migration Agent. George has wide ranging experience at a number of large corporate firms in Sydney prior to commencing GMH Legal.

George’s areas of expertise include Commercial Litigation in which he has represented a number of clients at the Supreme Court and District Court of NSW. George also has expertise in Commercial Property Law, including retail leases/licences, Franchising and Sale & Purchase of Businesses

Recent matters that George has undertaken include:

  • $5.5 million litigation in the NSW Supreme Court (Equity Division) over leasing and subleasing of a retail premises pursuant to the Retail Leasing Act;
  • NSW Supreme Court (Equity Division) litigation for the NSW Yachting Club in its decision to exclude members from its organisation;
  • $800,000 litigation in the NSW District Court and NSW Supreme Court (Equity Division) over supply of Pharmaceutical supplies;
  • Construction litigation matters in the NSW CTTT & NCAT Tribunals for commercial property developers;
  • $720,000 fine levied against a large international IT consulting company for alleged unfair work practices successfully defended at the Fair Work Australia Tribunal;
  • Appeared at three separate Independent Commissions Against Corruption (ICAC) Commissions including an acquittal of a matter referred to the District Court of NSW (Criminal Division);
  • Criminal sanctions levied by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in the NSW District Court for a financial controller of a large multinational mining supplier successfully defended;
  • Establishment of a coffee and fast food franchise as well as on-going compliance with the Franchise Code of Conduct;
  • Establishment of Medical Centres for a large consortium of Medical Practitioners, Dentists and Pathologists;
  • George is also a registered Migration Agent and represents clients at the Federal Circuit Court.


ERIC PETERSEN – IN HOUSE COUNSEL

ERIC PETERSEN – IN HOUSE COUNSEL

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Email: epetersen@gmhlegal.com

Office Line: (02) 9587 0458

Eric Petersen is a barrister admitted to the NSW Supreme Court in 1984. Eric heads GMH Legal’s Litigation department.

Eric Petersen’s areas of expertise include: Civil and Contract Law; Construction and Commercial Law; and Equity and Probate.

He has also practiced in many other legal fields, including:

  • Appearances in appellate matters the High Court and in the NSW Court of Appeal;
  • the conduct of hundreds of Tort and Personal Injury matters;
  • dozens of Local Court summary matters;
  • over 70 appearances in the Protective Division of the Supreme Court; and
  • sitting on disciplinary tribunals convened by the City of Sydney Basketball Association.

He has appeared as counsel in many court cases which have become known as important authorities. These include:

Eric Petersen has often taught and written for educational bodies. His publications range from the dry-as-dust “A History of Takeover Law” to the racier titles such as “How Not To Be Legally Robbed”.


DAVID LI – CORPORATE

DAVID LI – CORPORATE

Corporate Lawyer

Email: dli@gmhlegal.com

Office Line: (02) 9587 0458

David Li is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW as well as the Supreme Court of SA. David has wide ranging experience at a number of large corporate firms in Sydney.

David’s areas of expertise include Commercial Contracts, Sale & Purchase of Businesses, Intellectual Property and Trademark Law

Some of David’s transactions include:

  • Advising an up and coming Australian technology company (a tablet computer maker and designer) on its international IP protection strategy, assist it with international filing of trade marks and setting up of distribution networks in Australia and USA worth in excess of USD $200 million a year, focusing on the protection of its IP through both legal and practical means.
  • Advising a medium sized Australian technology company (a computer hardware and software designer specialising in artificial intelligence and imagine/facial recognition) on issues relating to software licensing and website content and copyright infringement.
  • Advising the Australian subsidiary of a Chinese conglomerate with a turnover in excess of USD $500 million on general commercial and branding protection issues, including filing and prosecution of a range of trade marks and sale of its furniture arm in South Australia.
  • Advising an international artists management company based in Australia and Singapore on branding and artist management issues and IP ownership and transition with respect to a partial dissolution.
  • Assisting Runping and Partners, Voson and other Chinese firms with filing of trade marks and patents in Australia and advise them on the prosecution of those trade marks and patents in Australia.
  • Advising an Australian wine maker on its comprehensive IP protection strategy including filing of a range of trade marks.


LILIAN SALEH – OFFICE MANAGER

LILIAN SALEH – OFFICE MANAGER

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Email: lsaleh@gmhlegal.com

Office Line: +202 2613491

Mobile: +012 437 9990

Lilian is the Cairo Office Manager with GMH Legal. Lilian has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Mansoura University, and has previously worked as a Marketing Associate in the Marketing Department of a large multi-national company in Kuwait and in Egypt. She speaks fluent Arabic, English and French, and manages the Cairo office of GMH Legal, looking after the needs of our Egyptian based clients.


Call the experienced team at GMH Legal to assist you in your matter. A free consultation with GMH Legal is an opportunity to gain deep insights into your legal situation and all of your options.

Why Choose GMH Legal?

  • Over 60 years of combined legal experience
  • Outstanding track record with a winning approach
  • First appointment is always free
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