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Rohan Harris


Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws

  • Aged Care
  • Health
  • Direct Selling
  • Retirement Living
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Business Sales
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership & Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Due Diligence
  • Business Succession Law
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Commercial Advice
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Franchising and Direct Selling
  • International Trade
  • Business and Investment Structures
  • Corporations Law
  • Private Client Services

Rohan leads Russell Kennedy's Corporate and Commercial practice and acts for various public corporations, not for profit organisations and foreign and privately owned businesses, principally in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and business structures.

He is an experienced commercial lawyer and works with clients to help them pursue their commercial objectives and manage legal risk in their businesses, including mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate governance, contract negotiation, succession and legal compliance.


  • Retirement living, health & aged care – Rohan is one of the leaders of Russell Kennedy’s corporate/M&A team which has achieved industry recognition for their ability to negotiate and execute transactions in the health, aged care and retirement living sectors, aided by industry knowledge and insights
  • Professional services sector – Rohan works with legal, patent & trade mark attorneys, accounting and consulting organisations to provide advice on mergers & acquisitions, business structures, governance, compliance and commercial contract negotiation
  • Direct selling – Rohan is a specialist legal adviser to Australian and multi-national direct selling companies. He helps direct selling companies identify and manage the legal risks they are faced with in their businesses. Russell Kennedy is a supplier member of Direct Selling Australia and Rohan is the co-author of industry leading Legal Risk Management & Compliance Guide
  • Privately held businesses – Rohan helps to manage and solve what are often complex commercial, governance and succession challenges that are unique to privately held businesses


  • Board Member (Deputy Chair), Russell Kennedy Lawyers
  • Ranked as Recommended by Doyle's Guide, in the area of Health and Aged Care
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers for expertise in Corporate Law (since 2022)
  • Partnership Award recipient for Direct Selling Association (DSA) Industry Awards (winner in 2017, finalist in 2019)
  • Innovation Principal at Russell Kennedy Lawyers
  • Mentor, Russell Kennedy Lawyers Mentoring Program