Mr Chris Lillie LLB
Chris is the founding partner of Chilli Law.
He was admitted as solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2004 and of the Queensland Supreme Court in 2006. He founded Chilli Law in 2010, bringing with him a background in commercial and property matters gained both in private practice and as in-house counsel for a Brisbane property development group. He has extensive experience of a wide range of commercial and property matters, including business and share sales, buy/sell agreements, joint ventures, franchising, corporate capital raising, commercial property and retail and commercial leasing.
Chris has acted for clients across a broad range of industries, from recruitment to hospitality, and from professional services to industry.
Chris acted on the simultaneous purchase of 31 veterinary practices for the ASX listing of Greencross Limited and the project leasing of large scale retail shopping centre redevelopments in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. He has also presented seminars to regional branches of the Institute of Chartered Practising Accountants on asset protection and to the accountant members of the Legal Resource Club on property development strategies.
Chris’ extensive commercial and property knowledge combines well with a background in business and tax structuring to deliver value to clients at all stages of the life cycle of a business.