Justin Senescall


Justin SenescallStraight-shooting. Direct. Commercial. Thorough. These are a few words clients have used to describe Justin.

Justin’s passion for working directly and closely with his clients through all life cycles of their business drove him to establish Seneworth Legal Partners. By running his own practice, Justin is able to treat each client like his only client – striving to be a true business partner with a deep understanding of his client’s business and the underlying industry.

With almost 20 years specialist intellectual property experience, Justin was previously a partner at International law firm Bird & Bird and has held senior roles at other law firms, both in Sydney and Brisbane.

Justin acts for a number of local and international clients in relation to the Australian aspects of their intellectual property portfolios. A focus of Justin’s practice is advising marketing, design and advertising agencies and their clients in relation to brand strategy, trade mark registration, opposition and enforcement issues.

He advises on trade marks (including registration, opposition and disputes), copyright (including commercial agreements and disputes) designs (including registration, commercial agreements and disputes) confidential information (including commercial agreements and disputes) and commercial intellectual property matters (including general IP advisory, audit, structuring, government grants, licensing and assignments).

Justin holds a Master of Laws (Intellectual Property) and has continuously provided pro bono legal services throughout his career. Justin is an active contributor as Chairman of the Pure Foundation and the FTW Foundation.

Justin is also the co-founder of business consultancy, Gutthink & Partners which provides creative, marketing and commercial solutions to a variety of clients spanning SME to listed companies.

In his spare time Justin can be found tinkering with old cars, racing them at the track or attempting to revisit his youth playing cricket.

Justin Seneworth

Straight-shooting. Direct. Commercial. Thorough. These are a few words clients have used to describe Justin.

Justin’s passion for working directly and closely with his clients through all life cycles of their business drove him to establish Seneworth Legal Partners. By running his own practice, Justin is able to treat each client like his only client – striving to be a true business partner with a deep understanding of his client’s business and the underlying industry.

With almost 20 years specialist intellectual property experience, Justin was previously a partner at International law firm Bird & Bird and has held senior roles at other law firms, both in Sydney and Brisbane.

Justin acts for a number of local and international clients in relation to the Australian aspects of their intellectual property portfolios. A focus of Justin’s practice is advising marketing, design and advertising agencies and their clients in relation to brand strategy, trade mark registration, opposition and enforcement issues.

He advises on trade marks (including registration, opposition and disputes), copyright (including commercial agreements and disputes) designs (including registration, commercial agreements and disputes) confidential information (including commercial agreements and disputes) and commercial intellectual property matters (including general IP advisory, audit, structuring, government grants, licensing and assignments).

Justin holds a Master of Laws (Intellectual Property) and has continuously provided pro bono legal services throughout his career. Justin is an active contributor as Chairman of the Pure Foundation and the FTW Foundation.

Justin is also the co-founder of business consultancy, Gutthink & Partners which provides creative, marketing and commercial solutions to a variety of clients spanning SME to listed companies.

In his spare time Justin can be found tinkering with old cars, racing them at the track or attempting to revisit his youth playing cricket.