Sam Merrylees
Sam Merrylees Lawyer @Aitken Partners

Sam Merrylees

Lawyer

  • Areas of Law Intellectual Property , Litigation , Insolvency
  • Qualifications Bachelor of Laws
    Bachelor of Commerce (Major: Finance)

Sam is a lawyer in Aitken Partners’ litigation, insolvency and intellectual property teams.

Sam commenced working at Aitken Partners as a paralegal in 2017 while studying at University and completed his supervised legal training in 2020.

Recent Experience
  • Advising on professional negligence litigation against an insurance broker and insurer for damages in excess of $15m.
  • Acting for an insolvency practitioner in an application to be appointed receiver and manager, as well as successfully obtaining a warrant to seize property.
  • Acting for an Owners Corporation in relation to complex levy recovery proceedings.
  • Acting for landlords in VCAT and the Supreme Court in termination of lease disputes. Registration of trade marks in Australia and overseas.
  • Advising on trade mark infringement.
Relaxation
  • All things sport, particularly cycling and watching the mighty Essendon Bombers.