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Ancora Lawyers Giuseppe Cassin

GIUSEPPE CASSIN

LLB (Hons) – BIntSt – GradDipLegalPrac

Principal

Giuseppe is an intellectual property and entertainment lawyer admitted to practice law in Australia and New Zealand. Known for his outstanding track record of success in negotiation, litigation, extracting clients from disputes on favourable terms and protecting their intellectual property rights in contested matters. Strategic, decisive and timely advice and advocacy are the hallmarks of his approach. Giuseppe is also a leading entertainment lawyer, having acted for a number of notable national and international artists and worked alongside producers on a number of film projects in Australia and overseas. His down-to-earth and fun-loving nature, coupled with his experience in the industry allows Giuseppe to build rapport with his clients while identifying and implementing creative legal solutions to the problems they face. He is a lawyer that leading local talent and entertainment companies turn to for intelligent and strategic representation and advice to navigate their most complex issues.

Ancora Lawyers Robert Propsting

ROBERT B. PROPSTING

Cert IV TAE – BA/BEd – LLM

Special Counsel

Robert Propsting was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1998 and the High Court of Australia in 2005. While Robert has over 15 years’ practical experience as both a plaintiff and defendant Personal Injury Lawyer, he now practices exclusively as a plaintiff Personal Injury Lawyer. Having also been a Judge’s Associate to the Honourable Justice H.G. Fryberg of the Supreme Court of Queensland and a former Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Robert also provides significant litigation and practical courtroom experience to add to his 22 years as a Legal Practitioner.

Ancora Lawyers CHRIS TOOGOOD

CHRIS TOOGOOD

LLB – Migration Agent NO 9579948

Consultant

Chris Toogood was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 1972. Chris has practised as a Legal Practitioner since his admission and, since 1974, mostly as a principal. Chris has extensive local and overseas experience and now practises primarily in the areas of Migration, Litigation, Wills and Estates, Commercial Conveyancing, Leases and Commercial Structures (Companies and Trusts).

Ancora Lawyers Michael Barber

MICHAEL BARBER

BSc, Grad Dip IT, Grad Cert Bus Admin, Grad Dip ACG, MAcct, LLB(Hons), GDLP, MQLS, FGIA.
Consultant

Michael Barber is a multi-disciplinary technology, commercial and corporate lawyer, with qualifications across IT, law, science, accounting, business and corporate governance. In addition to being admitted as an Australian Lawyer, he is a Risk and Governance Professional and a Chartered Secretary. Prior to law he spent around a decade working as an IT consultant taking up roles as a developer, business analyst and project manager. Michael takes a practical and commercial approach to delivering legal services to clients operating in the broad range of industries he has worked across throughout both his legal and consulting careers.

Ancora Lawyers Paul OKane

PAUL O’KANE

LLB, GradDipLegalPrac
Consultant

Paul O’Kane was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 1989. Paul has worked across a broad range of projects and has held directorships with a wide range of companies. He has worked across many commercial areas of law with a particular focus on Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Intellectual Property.