Seva Surmei

Seva Surmei

Seva is a principal in the transactions team.

Seva provides commercial advice to clients in a number of industry sectors in relation to the sale and purchase of business assets and shares and related due diligence, commercial contracts such as services, supply and manufacturing agreements and establishing business structures.

A significant aspect of Seva’s practice is in franchising, licensing and distribution, in particular, acting for major franchisors in the establishment, development and operation of franchise systems including providing advice in respect of compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Seva also has extensive experience in property transactions including preparing and advising clients in relation to contracts for the sale and purchase of land, due diligence and commercial leases.

Seva is a committee member and secretary of the Franchise Council of Australia, a committee member of the Women in Franchising group and has recently been named as a leading lawyer in franchise law by Best Lawyers (2021 edition).

Seva is fluent in the Greek language.


Direct Telephone: +61 8 8210 2243
Mobile: 0421 931 777


Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)


Financial Services & Superannuation
Franchising & Distribution


Business Law
Business Structures/Reorganisations
Financial Services & Superannuation
Franchising & Distribution
Information Technology
Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions