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Philip Evangelou

New South Wales
Franchising, Mergers And Acquisitions
New South Wales, Nationwide
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About Philip


Philip is a qualified lawyer with over 14 years’ experience and Co-Founder of OpenLegal which offers flexible legal solutions for small to large businesses. Philip has worked in both private practice and in-house counsel in Sydney and London at various law firms, national insurers and fast growing multinational companies where he gained expertise in most areas of commercial law including:

  • Employment law
  • Intellectual property
  • Finance
  • Commercial leases & property
  • Insurance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Business formation & structure
  • Buying & selling business
  • Construction
  • Corporate migration
  • Debt recovery
  • eCommerce
  • Franchising law
  • Litigation and Technology.

Using his legal expertise and experience of starting multiple businesses, Philip aims to help other entrepreneurs start, scale and grow their businesses by solving all their legal problems and helping to mitigate or manage risks that arise in various industries.

Outside of being a lawyer

Philip is also a philanthropist and Founder of a social enterprise called Kupendo Kids which employs women in Cape Town and supports orphanages in third world countries.