Welcome to Stephens Lawyers & Consultants

Stephens Lawyers & Consultants is a specialist boutique commercial law and business consultancy practice, emphasising expertise in intellectual property, competition and consumer law, franchising, media & entertainment and defamation law, e-commerce and technology law, biotechnology and pharmaceutical law, privacy and data protection, and international trade law and dispute resolution and litigation.

Stephens Lawyers is committed to understanding the client’s needs from a practical, commercial as well as legal perspective and delivering strategic and cost effective legal advice. Every client has direct access to a principal of the firm, who understand the complexities of operating a business in today’s commercial environment.

Recent News & Updates

Do companies require a cybersecurity risk management plan, under Australian law?

Recent case of ASIC v RI Advice Group Pty Ltd serves as a warning that companies which do not have adequate cybersecurity risk management plans, systems and controls in place are at risk of contravention of the Corporations Law and the Privacy Act which can result in substantial pecuniary penalties. Practical steps can be taken by companies and their directors to reduce these risks.

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Regulation of Cosmetics in Australia

The importation, manufacture, advertising and supply of cosmetics in Australia is highly regulated and complex. Dealing with three government regulators adds to the complexity and expense of getting cosmetics to market. In this Information Sheet Stephens Lawyers & Consultants offers guidance on some of the matters to be considered before a cosmetic product or range can be launched in the Australian market.

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Our Advantages

Stephens Lawyers is committed to understanding the client’s needs from a practical, commercial as well as legal perspective and delivering strategic and cost effective legal advice.

Every client has direct access to a principal of the firm, who understand the complexities of operating a business in today’s commercial environment.