Searle Batten, Founding Partner

Bachelor of Laws, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and University of Melbourne

Searle practiced in commercial litigation prior to forming Batten Sacks and has more than 20 years of experience representing a broad range of companies, family businesses and individuals. He has particular expertise in purchasing and selling businesses and commercial transactions. He also has specialist knowledge in Alpine Law.

Searle has an engaging personality and excellent administration and management skills to equip him for the position of Managing Partner at Batten Sacks. He is a keen golfer, skier and bike rider and enjoys all the football codes, especially rugby union.

Areas of practice:

  • Commercial agreements
  • Hospitality – including liquor and gaming licenses
  • Childcare acquisitions, sales and leasing
  • Franchising
  • Buying and selling businesses and company shares for medical, veterinary, accounting & real estate practices
  • Alpine Purchases and Sales
  • Business start ups
  • Leasing and Property
  • Commercial Litigation

Need expert help? Our partners have more than 60 years of combined experience to help you achieve your goals.