Geoff Rees

Director, JRT Partnership

Area of expertise

Business law, Contracts law, Business structures, Purchase and sale of businesses


Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, Accredited Business Law Specialist (LIV since 1991)

About Geoff

Prior to opening the doors to The JRT Partnership, Geoff Rees was a director of a well respected Melbourne law firm for 30 years. In recent times Geoff has been the key commercial advisor on various important transactions in the higher education and medical institute sectors. He also advises many listed and privately owned midsized corporations. Geoff's hands-on work in various sectors in which he has experience have led to a number of senior appointments. He was Chairman of the company that formed and then listed Melbourne IT Limited. In the course of that process he dealt with the Auditor General, many public compliance issues, the media, the NTEU and the Minister for Education. He was also Deputy Chairman of Melbourne University Private when it successfully obtained reaccreditation as an Australian University.