Chris Verebes Special Counsel

Chris has broad experience as a commercial lawyer, covering many areas of commercial and corporate advisory, which provide him with knowledge that is complimentary, enabling him to advise on and solve legal issues covering a wide range of commercial and business issues.

Chris’ specific expertise lies in franchising, licencing and intellectual property. Chris acts for a number of franchise systems and provides advice to franchisor companies with recognised brand names in Australia across diverse industries.

Chris’ practice also includes providing transactional advice and negotiating sale and purchase of businesses and joint ventures.

Chris has extensive experience in drafting and advising on all types of commercial agreements, including supply and distribution agreements, shareholder agreements, agency and consulting agreements and lending agreements.

Chris’ Madgwicks Moment: I always appreciate that the open Madgwicks’ culture allows me, as a solicitor, to look after my clients’ interests flexibly and responsively.


  • Franchising and licencing
  • Branding
  • Trade marks
  • Copyright and confidential information
  • Business structuring
  • Trade practices advice
  • Commercial Leasing


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