Geoff is the principal of Stacks Champion. 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.
Geoff 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 four and a half years (1999 – 2004).
He is a former Deputy Chancellor of Western Sydney University.
Geoff was the founding Chairman of the University’s then major commercial entity, UWS Connect. He was also founding Chairman of Television Sydney, operated by the University.
Geoff was the Chairman of the Whitlam Institute for over ten years.
He is an Emeritus Member of The College of Law, he holds an Honorary Doctorate awarded by Western Sydney University and he is a life member of the Law Society of NSW and a Paul Harris Fellow.