Bennett & Philp acquires 2 law firms

By Emma Ryan|03 November 2019
Lance Pollard

The Brisbane-headquartered firm has merged its practice with that of two others based in the same market.

Bennett & Philp has confirmed commercial and business law firm Chilli Law has joined it, as well as Mt Gravatt law firm John Nagel & Co Solicitors.


The former acquisition sees Chris Lillie join Bennett & Philp’s business advisory team as a special counsel, bringing with him more than 12 years’ experience.

Bennett & Philp managing director Lance Pollard said the firm is excited to welcome the two practices to the Bennett & Philp team.


“With regard to Chilli Law, Chris Lillie brings with him a wealth of experience that further positions Bennett & Philp as a leading provider of commercial legal services in the Brisbane market,” Mr Pollard said.

Commenting further on the move, Mr Lillie said: “I work with large and small businesses to deliver a range of legal services including business structuring, commercial contracts, business acquisitions and disposals, franchising and shareholder and partnership agreements”.

“I have joined Bennett & Philp due to their focus on delivering high-quality legal solutions with personal service. I am impressed by their commitment to partnering with their clients and delivering solutions at all stages of their clients personal and business life cycle.”

Both acquisitions are effective as of now.

Bennett & Philp acquires 2 law firms
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