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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 is Chair of the Russell Kennedy board and partnership. He is also a Principal of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial practice and acts for privately owned businesses as well as various Australian and multi-national corporations and not for profit organisations.

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, strategic projects, corporate governance, contract negotiation, succession and legal compliance.


  • Privately owned businesses – Rohan works with private business owners and investors on M&A transactions, capital raising and strategic projects. He helps solve commercial, governance and succession challenges that are unique to privately owned businesses.
  • 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


  • Board Member (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