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Charly Tannous LLB, B.EC (Syd Uni)

Principal Solicitor

Practice Areas: Litigation
Insolvency & Reconstruction
Equity Disputes
Family Law
Property Law
Criminal Law
Immigration Law

Charly established Sage Solicitors in 2002 as a boutique inner-west law firm predominantly handling complex and urgent Supreme Court litigation. Charly has 11 years litigation experience, which has involved commercial disputes, property disputes and Corporations Act claims.

Charly advises insolvency practitioners as well as private corporations and directors on all types of Corporations Act issues, including proper asset protection, voidable transactions and matters involving the rights, obligations and powers of external administrators.

Charly’s experience as a criminal lawyer as well as his extensive insolvency experience has made him a formidable family law lawyer who has acted in complex and high profile family law matters.


Andrew Rollins  LLB.(Tas) LLM.(UNSW)(Commercial Law)

Senior Solicitor

Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation
Debt recovery
Insolvency
Commercial Equity Disputes
Property Law (Litigation)

Andrew has almost 20 years of experience in commercial dispute resolution in NSW, the ACT and Tasmania. Throughout his career, Andrew has worked principally as a litigation solicitor preparing large commercial cases for trial in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court and other higher courts.

In his time at Sage Andrew has developed an expertise in insolvency work and undertakes this work primarily for Sydney based firms of Liquidators and Trustees in Bankruptcy.

His insolvency work includes the following:

  • Conducting historical investigations of companies that are in Liquidation or bankrupt individuals to determine whether action should be taken to avoid prior transactions in the interests of creditors;
  • Conducting examinations of directors under the Corporations Act 2001 in the Supreme Court of NSW;
  • Advising clients as to rights and obligations as Liquidator, Receiver and/or Trustee in Bankruptcy;
  • Conducting proceedings under the avoidance provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 and the Bankruptcy Act 1966;
  • Conducting other commercial litigation arising out of Liquidations or Bankruptcies.

Andrew also conducts commercial litigation matters in areas such as partnerships, commercial tenancy disputes, building disputes and debt recovery.

Andrew has a strong sense of justice and believes that solicitors play a critical role in commercial litigation and that the key to success is preparation.


Luisa-Maria Maroun

Solicitor

Luisa has 10 years’ experience in family law, and wills and estates. She has a warm, knowledgeable approach, working with clients to achieve the best possible outcomes in matters which are often of a sensitive and emotionally-charged nature.

Highly experienced in family law, Luisa assists clients with advice and representation in a range of areas including divorce, property settlement and parenting matters. She has been extensively involved in mediation and family dispute conferences, as well as engaging with Counsel in representing clients with complex legal issues.

Luisa also has substantial expertise in estate planning; advising on and drafting all forms of estate planning documents including Wills (including testamentary trusts), Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianships, Living Wills and Binding Death Benefit Nominations.

Experienced in contested estates, Luisa is proactive, working with clients to reduce the risk of a claim being made, as well as assisting clients who have been left out of a Will or insufficiently provided for. Luisa is also highly skilled in estate administration work including Probate matters and Letters of Administration.

Luisa has strong advocacy skills and was previously registered with the NSW Legal Aid panel. Before she joined Sage Solicitors, Luisa worked in several well-respected Sydney-CBD and Western Sydney-based firms.


 

Sean WangSean Wang – Bachelor of Economics and Statistics (ANU)

Accountant

Sean is Sage Solicitor’s in-house Accountant. Sean graduated from the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Economics and Statistics and is currently training to become a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Passionate all things numbers, Sean is well equipped to handle his clients’ tax matters.

Often assisting our solicitors by providing valuable insight into their clients’ financial position when complex disputes about corporations, trusts and partnerships arise - Sean has fast become an indispensable member of the team here at Sage Solicitors.