Stephanie was admitted to practice in April 2014 and is an active member of the Russell Kennedy Corporate and Commercial team. Stephanie has a broad range of corporate and commercial experience including in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial disputes and corporate restructures. Stephanie identifies relevant issues to provide clear, concise and commercial advice to clients and assists clients in avoiding disputes by providing strategic advice.


  • Advising and representing private and public sector and not for profit clients in relation to the registration, commercialisation and enforcement of their intellectual property

  • Acting for buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions transactions in a range of industries, including in the context of both asset and share sales and mergers throughout all stages of the transaction process, from legal due diligence up to and including post completion

  • Drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts including shareholder and partnership agreements, licence agreements, commercial leases and supply agreements

  • Representing clients in commercial disputes including in preparation for conciliations and mediation

  • Providing structuring and restructuring advice and establishing various corporate and trust structures including private ancillary funds and registering charities

  • Advising on privacy law and assisting clients to understand their privacy obligations

  • Drafting whistleblower policies and assisting clients to develop whistleblower processes