Brian Paris Wallmans Lawyers Adelaide

Brian Paris

Special Counsel

Since being admitted to practice in 2002, Brian has provided advice and prepared agreements and documents in many areas of Commercial Law and Property Law, including sale and purchase of businesses, retail leasing (for both landlords and tenants), franchising advice, due diligence investigations for the purchase of businesses and property and general contract advice.

Brian has acted for public companies, shopping centre and hotel owners, medical practitioners, accountancy firms, local government and has also represented several leading interstate law firms.

Notable projects have included due diligence and subsequent acquisition advice and documentation for the purchases of an iconic South Australian food business, several coffee brand businesses and franchises. Additionally, Brian has prepared international distribution agreements for the wine industry and international intellectual property rights, supply, service and distribution agreements for an international range of toy and stationary products.

Brian also has significant expertise in asset protection and estate planning, including the drafting of wills (both simple and complex - involving discretionary testamentary trusts), Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Care Directives and advice concerning the interplay between superannuation and estate planning. Brian also provides advice regarding the administration of deceased estates including the preparation of simple and complex applications for Probate and Letters of Administration.

Memberships / associations

  • The Law Society of South Australia