Chris Elias

Practice Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Information Technology
  • Regulatory and Compliance

Chris is a Practice Leader for the Fintech and Web3 Practice at LegalVision, and has worked with a number of startups (in particular, fintechs and web3 businesses) from idea to scale-up. Chris also has experience founding, operating and exiting his own startup and knows firsthand the journey of the founders.

Chris specialises in financial services and commercial law, and works intimately with the best and most promising fintech and web3 businesses in Australia. His commercial and technical knowledge allows him to understand clients’ businesses and deliver effective legal and commercial support.

In his spare time, Chris works on web3 projects, invests in startups and enjoys playing basketball and golf.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney.

Professional memberships: Law Society of New South Wales.

Expertise

Corporate and Commercial

Providing strategic and commercial guidance to fintechs and web3 businesses.

Providing contract drafting services to a range of tech companies.

Regulatory and Compliance

Providing regulatory guidance to fintechs and web3 businesses.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Innovation Award 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Award 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2020 Financial Times Award 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2022 Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards