International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Sydney Attorney
Patricia Monemvasitis

Phone: +61 2 9291 7100


Languages: Greek, English

Over 25 years, Patricia has built a reputation for being one of the most effective commercial and property lawyers in Australia. With combined degrees in accounting, finance and law, she has helped build Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers’ business practice since she joined the firm in 2004.

Patricia advises a diverse range of clients, including major corporations, small to medium sized enterprises, property developers, landlords, not-for-profit organisations and schools.

Patricia helps her clients with their overall business asset restructures, as well as business asset acquisitions and sales. She has been involved in all stages of transactions, including contract drafting and negotiation and due diligence reporting.

She has extensive experience in managing intellectual property issues arising during acquisitions and sales of businesses, amalgamations, restructures, collaborations and joint ventures.

Patricia’s experience includes advising on property development and transfers and leasing, both retail and commercial. She practices in the area of trusts law, estate planning and probate administration.

Patricia also specialises in the commercialisation and protection of intellectual property: namely trade marks, copyright, designs, confidential information and trade secrets.

Areas of Practice:

  • Conveyancing and property Law
  • Business Lawyers
  • Intellectual Property
  • Not for profit work


    Published 19 Dec 2013
    Published 19th December 2013
  • Not-For-Profit Update – November 2013
    Published 13 Nov 2013
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter – September 2013
    Published 18 Sep 2013
    In this newsletter we report to you on: some recent legislative amendments concerning Australian anti-discrimination law and the impact of those changes on Commonwealth-funded religious aged care providers, the introduction from 1 October 2013 of mandatory prescribed forms for village contracts and supporting disclosure documentation under the Retirement Villages Act 1999, the recent Australian Federal decision concerning the Hunger Project where it was found that a public benevolent institution does not need to provide direct relief for poverty, the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the passing of the revolutionary New South Wales Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 during NAIDOC Week, and some Good News concerning the charities Give Directly and Connecting Hands and their good works. The Carroll & O’Dea Workplace Solutions Team report in this newsletter on the anti-bullying amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 which will commence on 1 January 2014.
    Published 13 Aug 2013
    In this newsletter we provide you with summaries of some of the submissions made by Charitable Development Funds and other entities with interests in the banking sector in response to ASIC’s May Consultation Paper as well as an outline of changes in the pricing for aged care accommodation applicable to new residence post 1 July 2014.
    Published 05 Jul 2013
    CHARITABLE BEQUESTS Issues for a Will maker to consider.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter – June 2013
    Published 05 Jun 2013
    The June 2013 edition of the Not-For-Profit Newsletter features; Government Inquiries Update; NSW Government Cuts Victims Compensation Payments; Gonski Reform of School Funding; How is ACNC Progressing? and The Good News.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter – April 2013
    Published 26 Apr 2013
    Welcome to April’s Not-For-Profit Newsletter. This month features Helping you navigate the changing not-for-profit regulatory landscape; Charities Bill 2013: a new definition for charities; ACNC update: Annual information statements; Governance standards under the ACNC Act; The Gilstrap Charity; Royal Commission into child sexual abuse begins and Other News
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter – March 2013
    Published 18 Mar 2013
    This month’s newsletter is packed with information on School Building Fund New Taxation Ruling; Update on the Federal Government’s proposed Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012; and Good news.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter – February 2013
    Published 13 Feb 2013
    Welcome to our first N-F-P Newsletter of 2013. February’s edition includes topics such as The Royal Commission begins; ACNC Update; Time Deadlines; Financial Reporting Regimes; Governance and Reporting Duplication Impact Assessment; Unrelated Business Income Tax; Definition of Charity and The Good News.
  • How do periods of chaos interrupt your work-life plans?
    Published 08 Feb 2013
    Womens Agenda article
  • Managing work-life balance during periods of chaos: The five point plan
    Published 08 Feb 2013
    While we can thank feminist activists for obtaining the right for women to enter the workforce, modern women have a new struggle: managing the demands that work places on our lives.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter November 2012
    Published 12 Nov 2012
    November’s N-F-P Newsletter contains topics such as Victorian Inquiry Commences; ACNC Established; Poker Machine Reform; Homelessness Bill 2012 and National Affordable Housing Agreement (“NAHA”); The Good News & a special invite to our Charity Law Seminar on November 28.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter October 2012
    Published 10 Oct 2012
    This month’s Not-For-Profit Newsletter features; Aged Care: The Dilemma for Providers; Auditors and Charities; Recent Enactment Roman Catholic Church Communities’ Lands Regulation, 2012; Good News & Charity Law Seminar details.
  • Business Matters Newsletter – September 2012
    Published 04 Sep 2012
    The second edition of ‘Business Matters’ features – Getting Caught in the Social Net(work); Private Ancillary Fund Shake-Up; Crowd Funding Gets Attention & SMS with a Lock in Contract.
  • Not-For-Profit Newsletter August 2012
    Published 15 Aug 2012
    ACNC Update; Basic religious charity; N-F-P Seminar – Save the Date; The Good News.
  • New Partner in Intellectual Property and Business Services.
    Published 01 Aug 2011
    We are glad to welcome Patricia Monemvasitis to her new role as a partner of Carroll & O’Dea lawyers.

Key Professional Achievements:

  • Patricia has a combined degree in Commerce (accounting and finance) and Law (UNSW) and was admitted to the profession in 1990.
  • She joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in 2004, was made an Associate in 2008 and a Partner in 2011.
  • Patricia is a member of the Intellectual Property Association of Australia and New Zealand Inc.

Contact This Firm

Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers

Level 18, St James Centre
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000

Law Firm Contact: Selwyn Black

Tel: +61 2 9291 7100

Fax: +61 2 9221 1117



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