Barry McGuiness

“Riordan & Riordan is an exciting, developing boutique commercial law firm. They combine outstanding legal knowledge with a hands on, solutions based, practical approach at realistic prices. Their client list boasts an impressive range of significant family companies and high net worth individuals. They develop close and enjoyable working relationships with their clients.”

Barry McGuiness

Former Managing Partner (Vic.), Minter Ellison

Gunther & Christine Gschwenter

“We initially chose Chris Riordan as our family lawyer because we believed that his practical business background would be of great value to us. This proved to be correct as he negotiated the complex issues involved in the sale of our Britz Camper Van rental business to Tourism Holdings Ltd. In recent years, Chris, Simon & Tracy have handled numerous business and personal transactions on our behalf, including joint venture agreements and reviewing our business/personal structures as part of the development of our estate succession plans.”

Gunther & Christine Gschwenter

former owners of the Britz Camper Van rental business in Australia, New Zealand and Africa.

Hudsons Coffee

“Simon and the team at Riordan & Riordan have played an integral role in the growth and development of the Hudsons Coffee franchise system. Their general commercial and franchising legal advice and expertise to us as franchisor has been invaluable in enabling us to grow to be a successful, national franchise.”

Mark Hawthorne

Founder of Hudsons Coffee

Ian Cootes

“Simon & Chris have been an invaluable asset to me in both my business and personal affairs, including negotiating & completing the sale of the Cootes Transport business to ION Ltd. They worked closely with my accountant to revise my superannuation strategies and developed and implemented an asset/estate succession plan. Their advice is always practical and commercial. It is always a pleasure to deal with them.”

Ian Cootes

Former managing director of the Cootes Transport Group

Phillippa’s Bakery

“Our reputation as a quality bakery with a growing retail and wholesale business has been achieved through hard work, initiative, attention to detail and sound legal advice. The practical commercial advice we receive from Riordan & Riordan enables us to make informed decisions on important business matters.“

Phillippa Grogan

Phillippa’s Bakery (successful bakery in both wholesale and retail)

QVS Global

“Tracy and Chris played an integral role in negotiating, structuring and completing the merger of our family’s international personal accessories business with the Zwilling Beauty Group.”

Rob and Kate Deegan

QVS Global

Radio Rentals

“As Chairman of our Group for over 18 years, Chris Riordan has played an integral role in the rapid expansion of our business. His business acumen, outstanding strategic skills and attention to detail have been of invaluable assistance to management and to us as shareholders. We have been fortunate to have the services of an experienced commercial lawyer to oversee the many legal issues with which we are confronted.”

Barry & Peter Walker

Owners of Radio Rentals Ltd.

Retzos Group

“Our long-standing relationship with Simon and Chris has been an essential element in the growth and success of our business. With over 40 KFC outlets as well as numerous development projects, we look to Riordan & Riordan for advice on all legal aspects of our business, whether it be as franchisee, landlord, tenant, purchaser, employer or in any other capacity. They have developed an in-depth knowledge of our business which ensures they give expert advice on matters as they affect us.”

Chris Retzos

Retzos Group (Multiple KFC Franchise Outlets)

Tony McInerney

“At Consolidated Media Distributors, we needed lawyers who could provide constructive advice for an appropriate joint venture structure and who understood the key issues in our distribution agreements. Riordan & Riordan devised our initial structure and joint venture agreements which have withstood the test of time and continue to be a valuable business partner in updating and reviewing our distribution agreements.”

Tony McInerney

Managing Director of Consolidated Media Distributors Ptd. Ltd.

Wilson Everard Advertising

“Riordan & Riordan give lawyers a good name. They have a practical, no-nonsense approach, which enables them to cut to the heart of an issue very quickly and provide a solution. With Chris Riordan as Chairman of our Board from 1998 until our merger with J. Walter Thompson Melbourne in 2015, we have benefitted from his extensive business and legal experience as he guided us through the significant growth of our business and our merger with JWT.”

Andrew Wilson

Wilson Everard Advertising Pty. Ltd.