Meet the Team

Rob Roy Rankin, Principal and Founder

Rob began his career in intellectual property law in the pharmaceutical industry and then moved into general commercial law as a partner in a Melbourne law firm.

Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, and with a focus on better client services and flexible pricing models not available with other firms, Rob started his own boutique practice.

Rob’s passion is to help people to grow professionally. His vision and ability to nurture relationships lead to long-term solutions and success.

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Stacey Brennan, Lawyer

As one of the team of lawyers at Rankin Business Lawyers, Stacey operates in the Corporate/Commercial practice area. Advising on commercial matters from commercial leases, sale of business transactions, supplier contracts, terms and conditions, and other common business contracts to intellectual property strategy and protection.

Stacey enjoys problem-solving and finding the best outcome for our clients.

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Daniel Le, Lawyer

Daniel has 15 years of experience in the legal industry and possesses an in-depth knowledge of employment law and commercial transactions. Whether it’s supporting employers to build the best team or providing legal guidance on commercial agreements, Daniel’s expertise allows him to effectively address his clients’ legal needs.

Pragmatic, candid, and logical, Daniel’s invaluable advice on how best to move forward and resolve any difficult situation contributes to his success in achieving favourable outcomes for his clients.

When Daniel isn’t moonlighting as a lawyer, he spends the remainder of his time participating in involuntarily yoga (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo) and indulges in his passion for photography.

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Eliza Saunders, Lawyer

Eliza Saunders is a seasoned IP lawyer and Patent & Trade Mark Attorney. Eliza navigates patents, trademarks, copyright, designs, confidential information and more with finesse. With a molecular biology background and the proud recipient of the ISPANZ and Microsoft prizes for groundbreaking work on embryonic stem cell patentability, She is specialised in advising health and tech ventures on collaboration, commercialisation, and regulation. Adept in disputes and litigation. Eliza is a recognised Rising Star in Managing Intellectual Property. Protect your innovation journey together with Eliza.

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Isabella Rothel, Office Manager

Isabella assists the team in the successful daily operations of the practice, aiding in admin support. She is passionate about helping others and seeing things through with a positive outcome.

When she isn’t in the office, you can find Isabella on the yoga mat, hiking out in nature or studying natural health.

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Sue Stevens, Paralegal

Sue has 23 years’ experience in the legal industry as a paralegal, with a comprehensive understanding of litigation and dispute resolution, commercial law, insolvency and restructuring, and wills and probate. She works across a variety of matters involving individuals, small businesses, companies and large purchased debt portfolios across all States and Territories.

Outside of the office, Sue enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching football, fishing and being outdoors.

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Daniela Esposito

Daniela Esposito, Marketing Manager

Daniela has an extensive background in marketing, communications and graphic design. Along with managing our website, social media profiles and monthly newsletter, her emphasis on brand positioning and building relationships with our referral partners are key skills that she brings to the team.

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