Katarina Klaric LLM. LLB. BA.
Since 1989, Katarina has been a partner at Stephens Lawyers, and is skilled in both litigation and commercial business transactions.
As a litigator Katarina has been involved in leading cases involving intellectual property infringement, contravention of the Australian Competition & Consumer Law and complex commercial issues.
Julian Stephens LLB. (Melb) M.A. (Prelim) H2A (Melb)
Julian is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Courts of Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and the Northern Territory and is admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia. Julian practices in the area of complex commercial law, with emphasis on intellectual property, competition and consumer law, franchising, technology and computer law.
Rochina Iannella LLM. LLB. BA.
Rochina joined Stephens Lawyers and Consultants in August, 2013 and provides consultancy services on Media, Entertainment and the Arts.
Rochina advises and consults on commercial and intellectual property matters including copyright protection and licensing; visual arts and design; film funding applications; film production and distribution; film option agreements; music recording, publishing and distribution agreements; media and defamation; and business structuring for film production, publishers, musicians, bands, artists and galleries.
Owen Pitt LLB. (Hons.), BEng. (Hons.)
Owen Pitt joined Stephens Lawyers & Consultants in August 2018. Prior to joining Stephens Lawyers & Consultants, Owen worked as a consultant at a private business consulting firm, where he assisted companies involved in Engineering, Materials & Manufacturing, I.T., Food Technology and Brewing, to claim the Research and Development Tax Incentive and other government programs such as the Export Market Development Grant.
Owen’s engineering background and consultancy experience in this sector, enables Stephens Lawyers & Consultants to provide expert legal advice and assistance to companies operating in the sector.
Massimo Chiantia LLB., BA. (Hons.)
Massimo joined Stephens Lawyers & Consultants in October 2019. Massimo graduated from York University (Canada) with a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Political Science and with a Bachelor of Laws from Griffith University (Queensland). Massimo brings over 20 years of experience in the music and entertainment industry both as a professional musician and now as a lawyer.
Massimo’s experience in the music and entertainment industry adds to Stephens Lawyers & Consultants’ existing practice in this sector.