Prominent Brisbane law firm Bennett & Philp Lawyers is expanding with Spring Hill commercial and business practice Chilli Law joining the Bennett & Philp team.
Business advisory and commercial lawyer Chris Lillie joins the Business Advisory team as a Special Counsel and brings with him more than 12 years of industry knowledge to Bennett & Philp.
His move is part of a twofold expansion for Bennett & Philp with Mt Gravatt law firm John Nagel & Co Solicitors also merging with the firm.
Bennett & Philp Managing Director Lance Pollard says the firm is excited to welcome the two practices to the Bennett & Philp team.
With regard to Chilli Law, Chris Lillie brings with him a wealth of experience that further positions Bennett & Philp as a leading provider of commercial legal services in the Brisbane market.”
Mr Lillie has run his own firm, Chilli Law, for the past 8 years. The firm focused on business advisory and property legal services.
“I work with large and small businesses to deliver a range of legal services including business structuring, commercial contracts, business acquisitions and disposals, franchising and shareholder and partnership agreements.
I have joined Bennett & Philp due to their focus on delivering high-quality legal solutions with personal service. I am impressed by their commitment to partnering with their clients and delivering solutions at all stages of their clients personal and business lifecycle.”
Mr Lillie graduated from Victoria University in Wellington and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2004 and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2006.
In addition to his legal roles he has also sat on not-for-profit and business advisory boards.
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