Meet Maurice Hannan

Director | Business Advisory Services

Maurice Hannan

Business Advisory Services
Maurice is a Director of Bennett & Philp Lawyers and a member of our Business Advisory Team. He specialises in commercial, pharmacy, health and franchising law.

With dual qualifications in law and pharmacy, Maurice provides his clients with practical, realistic advice in relation to property and commercial business issues. In particular, Maurice’s advice entails:

  • sales and acquisition of businesses and property;
  • negotiation and preparation of leases to lessors and lessees;
  • franchising advice and contractual arrangements to master franchisors and franchisees;
  • business structuring and restructuring; and
  • banking and finance.

Maurice’s clients include:

  • Shopping centre owners;
  • Franchise groups;
  • Pharmacy owners, and
  • Commercial and residential property owners.

Having owned and operated large pharmacies in Brisbane and Adelaide, he is a trusted advisor to his clients who truly value Maurice’s hands-on approach, his depth of knowledge and genuine pharmacy industry experience.

Maurice is a very strong advocate of the pharmacy and allied health industries. He was previously appointed by the Minister of Health to the Pharmacy Board of Queensland and held a Directorship with Green Spot Chemists for a number of years.

Practical, realistic, trusted.

Maurice is a trusted advisor to his various business and healthcare clients who value his depth of knowledge and genuine pharmacy industry experience.
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Sales and Purchases
  • Business Structuring
  • Australian Community Pharmacy Authority (ACPA)
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Contract Preparation and Advice
  • Corporate Borrowing, Lending and Capital Raising
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Corporations Act and ASIC
  • Credit Agreements
  • Disclosure Documentation
  • Finance and Securities
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Franchise Disputes and Mediation
  • Franchise Sale and Purchase
  • Health Law
  • Mergers, Sales and Acquisitions
  • Mortgages, Securities and Caveats
  • Personal Property Securities (PPSR)
  • Representations to Government Bodies across different states Nationally
  • Shareholder and Partnership Agreements
  • Trading Terms and Conditions
  • Transaction Documents


Bachelor of Pharmacy | University of South Australia
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) | Queensland University of Technology
Queensland Law Society
1995 Supreme Court of Queensland
1995 High Court of Australia

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Publications by Maurice

16 August 2017 News & Media / Publications

Franchisee, Is Your Franchisor Aware?

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10 April 2017 Case Studies / Firm Updates

Meet our Client – Gavin Lau, New Owner of Amcal Max at Skygate

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25 November 2016 Case Studies / Firm Updates

Bennett & Philp Lawyers Teamwork Wins Stem Cell Saving Victory

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