Georgina Odell

Principal
Sydney

Georgina has more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and acts for a wide range of business clients from pharmacists, education and care services, dentists, veterinary practitioners and gym and fitness businesses, to companies listed on the ASX and national peak body associations.

Georgina handles the sale and acquisition of businesses and companies particularly in the health and childcare sectors, and prepares a wide range of commercial agreements including partnership,  shareholder and buy/sell agreements, terms and conditions of business (including for online businesses), privacy policies, data breach response plans and contracts for services.

She acts for pharmacists in applications for approvals under the Pharmacy Location Rules (including expansions and contractions of pharmacies) as well as for pharmacists wishing to oppose such applications, including reviews by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.  She also advises in respect of franchise and buying group agreements.

She acts for childcare operators across Australia facing allegations of non-compliance with the Education and Care Services National Law and National Regulations, and the Family Assistance Law, including preparing responses to Show Cause Notices and Notices of Intention to sanction, and applications for internal and external review of government decisions, including merits reviews by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Georgina regularly delivers CPD presentations at pharmacy industry events such as the Australian Professional Pharmacy Conference, and Pharmacy Connect, as well as delivering CPD training for dental and veterinary practitioners, and Education and Care National Law compliance training for childcare operators and educators.

RECENT INSIGHTS
Sep 4, 2019

INSIGHT: Family Day Care – Compliance and Policies and Procedures

Approved providers of family day care services will be aware that their State Regulatory Authority is responsible for regulating early childhood education and care services and for enforcing compliance with the Education and Care Services National Law (National Law) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (National Regulations) applicable in each State. It is […]

Sep 4, 2019

INSIGHT: Revocation of registration as a registered provider of supports under the NDIS

Under section 72 of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (NDIS Act) the Chief Executive Officer of the National Disability Insurance Agency (CEO) has a discretion to revoke the approval of a registered provider of supports under the NDIS Act. The CEO may revoke the approval if satisfied that: the person or entity no […]

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