Rhys Williamson


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Rhys  is a Senior Associate in our commercial team who specialises in commercial, corporate and intellectual property matters. Admitted as a solicitor in 2017, Rhys has experience assisting SMEs, large private businesses, research institutes, technology companies and start-ups with their commercial matters, including advising on negotiating and drafting buying, selling, distribution, manufacturing, consultancy and supply agreements, shareholder agreements; intellectual property licensing; software licensing; and privacy issues.

Key service areas

  • advising on commercial agreements;
  • business acquisitions and disposals;
  • business structuring;
  • IP commercialisation and licensing;
  • trade mark registration and advice;
  • privacy,

..with a particular focus on the healthcare, technology and renewable industries.

Qualifications & memberships

  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Master of Biotechnology
  • PhD candidate (Biotechnology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Recent experience

Rhys recent experience includes:

  • acting on the ~$28m sale of complex information communications and technology (ICT) business;
  • acting on the ~$13m sale of a mining and engineering business;
  • negotiating research collaboration agreements between biomedical research groups;
  • assisting a technology start-up raise ~$10m in capital from local and overseas investors;
  • advising on the $100m plus acquisition of a technology business;
  • buying and selling varying sized health care practices.

Rhys's News and Insights

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The importance of the “first right of refusal”

By: Rhys Williamson
11 January 2024

Mahoneys acts on renewable energy projects

By: Mahoneys
13 December 2023

Starting a Private Practice

By: Mahoneys
16 November 2023