Geoff Charnock


There is no substitute for experience, and Geoff has plenty of it.

Graduating from the University of Sydney in 1985, Geoff worked in Canberra, Sydney and London before becoming a partner at Deacons, Graham & James (now Norton Rose) in 1996. He later joined Hicksons and Maddocks before opening Charnock O’Brien Legal in 2010.

Geoff has a long and distinguished legal career advising public and private sector clients on contractual issues, commercial transactions and corporate law. He has worked across a range of industries including government, infrastructure and services. Currently, Geoff is working on a number of transactional matters for growing companies in education, engineering, financial services, information technology and internet.

Geoff is highly regarded for his straightforward approach. He is a strong communicator and delivers results.

Sydney, +61 2 9152 8701


University of Sydney (LL.B., 1985)


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial

Admitted to Practice

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Western Australia
England & Wales