Matthew is the founder of Rouse Lawyers. He leads the firm's Corporate & Commercial team. Before he started Rouse Lawyers, Matthew developed his expertise as a commercial lawyer with some of Australia's largest law firms. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and franchising.
Matthew is trusted by the firm’s clients to deliver astute and practical legal advice to make sure Rouse Lawyers team delivers on its promise to offer top-tier counsel on time with the clients’ interests and value in mind.
David oversees our Private Wealth team which focuses on acting for and protecting the interests of private clients.
David has extensive tax and structuring experience combined with an extremely strong litigation background, which provides a unique specialist service to Rouse Lawyers’ private clients.
Franchising and corporate advisory is where Peter’s competence shines. With remarkable attention to detail, he always goes an extra mile to deliver balanced, insightful legal advice to his clients.
Peter is highly commended by the firm’s clients as an astute, hands-on lawyer who displays confidence and a great deal of business knowledge in his work. Business owners and entrepreneurs who value efficiency and sound advice in their business partners recognise these qualities in Peter when he manages commercial transactions with an acumen of a seasoned solicitor open for challenges big and small.
Stephanie is an experienced Commercial Litigation Senior Associate who has recently joined the Rouse team. As a member of the Dispute Resolution team, Stephanie brings to Rouse demonstrated experience in several litigation matters.
As an accomplished and detail focused lawyer, Stephanie strives to take the stress out of chaotic legal situations by communicating openly and representing all clients' interests in a fearless and strategic manner to achieve desired outcomes.
Charlotte has practiced intellectual property and commercial law for more than 10 years, excelling in working across legal jurisdictions.
Charlotte takes the time to listen to her clients and never assumes she knows their situation. She likes working with and for them to find the best possible solution to their problems.
Matthew Shearing is a technology & business lawyer who joined the Rouse team in 2019. His passion is helping individuals and businesses understand, manage and overcome the challenges of doing business in the digital age.
Extensive experience in business transactions, leasing and franchising, estate planning and commercial litigation make Tegan an accomplished corporate and commercial lawyer and a real asset to the Rouse team. Tegan has a depth of experience in tax and finance with a strong focus on client services.
Roy joined Rouse in April 2019 and is a lawyer in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team. Roy advises on a range of legal issues covering business acquisitions and sales, commercial contracts, franchise business, asset protection, licensing, leasing and FIRB compliance.