Geoff is Chairman and Managing Director of Champion Legal. He has over 40 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer and litigator. He is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation by the Law Society of NSW.
He has acted in disputes involving all aspects of corporate law, partnerships, trade practices, building and construction law, employment law, professional negligence, local government, planning and environment, product liability, guarantees, trusts and estates, defamation and contract disputes.
He also provides strategic advice to boards and management teams on all aspects of the Corporations Act, including constitutions, board and committee roles and processes, directors’ duties, employee incentive schemes, conflicts and disclosure.
He has conducted matters in the High Court, Supreme Court, Federal, District and Local Courts, together with a variety of Tribunals.
Geoff has always been an active member in the community, having been President of the Law Society of NSW, Parramatta Rotary Club, Parramatta City Chamber of Commerce and Artswest. He was an elected member of the Parramatta City Council for 4 ½ years (1999-2003).
He is a former Deputy Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and is still very actively involved in a number of university activities.
He was the founding Chairman of the university’s major commercial entity, UWS Connect. He also was founding Chairman of Television Sydney.
Geoff remains a Director of both Television Sydney and the Whitlam Institute. He is an Emeritus Member of The College of Law and he holds an Hononary Doctorate awarded by the University of Western Sydney.