Expertise

HOSPITALITY LAW

Zervos Lawyers is highly recognised for their experience and expertise in hospitality law. We act on behalf of a number of clients in the hospitality industry including many of Melbourne’s most renowned restaurants...

GAMING LAW

We can help you with : Applications for a Venue Operator’s Licence Applications for Approval of Gaming Premises All other gaming needs To find out if this service fits your needs contact us today!...

ENTERTAINMENT LAW

Zervos Lawyers provides legal advice in a range of industries relating to entertainment law. Our clients include venue owners, TV personalities, film & TV producers, documentary film makers, music producers, musician...

COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Our commercial dispute resolution team has extensive experience in conducting commercial disputes in all State and Federal jurisdictions. We provide strategic advice on a broad range of contentious matters at the early s...

PROPERTY LAW

Whether you are an individual or a corporation, Zervos Lawyers can assist in all aspects of a property transaction. We aim to make the process as smooth as possible (seamless). Some of the key areas covered by the Zervos...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND TRADE MARKS

Our clients are encouraged to recognise the importance of trade marks to their business as valuable assets that enable consumers to distinguish their goods and services from their competitors. The most effective way to p...

ESTATE PLANNING

In today’s ever dynamic and changing commercial environment, it is necessary for clients to receive the appropriate strategic advice with respect to their asset protection and wealth accumulation. Zervos Lawyers provid...

WORKPLACE RELATIONS AND EMPLOYMENT LAW

Our workplace relations and employment law team has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law. We work with clients in multiple sectors throughout every aspect of the employment process from employment contra...

COMMERCIAL LAW

Zervos Lawyers provides advice to clients on all aspects of their commercial transactions. We are committed to delivering effective and successful business solutions tailored to meet our clients’ needs. Our expert ...

Our People

NICOLAS ZERVOS

Principal (B.Comm, LLB) Nicolas Zervos is regarded as a highly respected specialist lawyer in the areas of hospitality, liquor licensing, gaming and commercial law. He was admitted into practice in 1980. Nicolas is a han...

STEFAN DE PALMA

Senior Associate An experienced commercial lawyer with history, and proficiency, in dispute resolution. Graduated with Honours in Law in 2012, Stefan joined the team at Zervos Lawyers in 2014. Stefan was promoted to Seni...

NICOLE TSOTRAS

Associate LLB (HONS), B.A. (DIST), MPub&IntLaw Melb Nicole Tsotras was admitted as a lawyer in 2013 and joined the Zervos Lawyers team as an experienced Commercial Litigator. Nicole’s focus on understanding her cli...

Jonathan Williamson

Associate (B.Bus, LLB) Jonathan is a commercial lawyer with expertise across a broad range of commercial, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his Law Degree, Jonathan holds tertiary qualifications in Intern...

Anthony Ghabrial

BA, LL.B, GDLP Anthony Ghabrial joined Zervos Lawyers in 2019, he was admitted to practice in September 2014. Anthony practices extensively in litigation and disputes. He advises clients across a wide range of areas incl...

MADELEINE LEE

Trainee Lawyer Madeleine joined Zervos Lawyers in 2010 whilst completing her VCE and university studies. In 2018 Madeleine Lee commenced her legal traineeship with the firm upon completion of her studies. At Zervos Lawye...

JO MCCUTCHEON

Legal Executive (BB) Jo joined Zervos Lawyers in January 2008 after obtaining considerable experience working for a major city law firm. Her expertise focuses on conveyancing and mortgage and probate matters. She is an i...

ANNA CHAIMALAS

Executive Assistant The backbone of the firm, Anna Chaimalas is the Executive Assistant to Principal Nicolas Zervos. She has spent 30 years working with Nicolas and is an integral part of the Zervos Lawyers office. She b...

MELISSA COCKRAM

Practice Manager Melissa joined Zervos Lawyers in Oct 2016 as Practice Manager. She has had over 25 years’ experience in business management including industries such as: Legal Building Gaming and Thoroughbred Racing i...

DIANDRA ZERVOS

Personal Assistant [B.Comm] Diandra Zervos commenced with Zervos Lawyers on a part time basis while completing her university studies. In 2012 she started full time as a Personal Assistant. She is Personal Assistant to S...

Carly Newton

Accounts Carly Newton Joined Zervos Lawyers in 2010 as the practice manager, she left to start a family, returning on a permanent part time basis in the accounts division assisting Melissa Cockram with day to day managem...

Dimitria Kastanis

Conveyancing & Personal Assistant Dimitria joined the team at Zervos Lawyers in 2018 after a career change from hospitality. Dimitria is part of the Commercial and Property Law team in the role of Personal Assistant...

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