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Our Team

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Anthony Moustacas

Anthony followed a different path into Law than most.

 

After completing his schooling at Cranbrook School, Anthony studied a Bachelor of Planning at the University of New South Wales.

 

As part of those studies, he received a Scholarship to attend the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the USA. That experience thrust Anthony onto the other side of the globe at only 21 years of age. 

 

After graduating from UNSW with Honours Class 2, Anthony worked in both the private and public sectors as a town planner. Although he enjoyed working in Property it was not as a town planner. 

Anthony then had aspirations to work as a Sports Agent whilst living overseas in the USA. He decided to enrol in a Juris Doctor in Laws at UTS with the idea that he could use that degree to fuel his dream. Half-way through the degree, there was a change in hierarchy and the degree was converted to a Bachelor of Laws. After finishing that degree, he went to assist his Father at Moustacas & Co Lawyers and has never left.

 

Anthony focuses on Property law and Wills and Estates. He also still assists in the area of town planning and can assist clients by drafting Statements of Environmental Effects and drafting Objection Letters.

Our property clients range from first home buyers all the way through to high end clients across the Eastern Suburbs. Anthony is always available to his clients. 

He is currently studying a Masters through The College of Law with a double major in Property Law and Wills & Estates

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Emmanuel Penglis

Emmanuel joins Moustacas & Co Lawyers offering a wealth of IP experience. During Emmanuel’s 10+ years of IP experience he has worked on high profile IP litigation matters and numerous trade mark filings and prosecutions in Australia and internationally. Emmanuel has worked for multinational law firms, in-house counsel and most recently with IP Australia as a trademark examiner. Emmanuel, since joining Moustacas & Co has vigorously jumped into the area of Property Law and has quickly obtained a strong command of the area, thanks to the guidance of Anthony Moustacas. 

 

Aside from law Emmanuel is an avid traveller, fitness enthusiast (especially saunas & ice baths) and lover of all things Star Wars, Marvel and US sports specifically the Green Bay Packers #GoPackGo.


Emmanuel is unashamedly known for having a positive, can-do attitude that seeks to achieve the most out of each day and interaction. Emmanuel’s passion is being able to achieve the best for his clients and their success is what brings joy to what he does every day.

 

Emmanuel’s experience includes:

  • protecting the celebrity name of a well-known Australian supermodel in a domain name dispute.

  • filing, opposing and defending multiple trade mark applications at IP Australia.

  • Filing evidence at IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand.

  • enforcing and protecting the IP rights of some of Australia’s beloved beer brands and breweries.

  • successfully defending clients against cease and desist letters.

  • Reviewing and advising on property contracts and guiding clients through the settlement process. 

 

Our trade mark clients are diverse and come from a wide range of industries, like beverage, clothing, cosmetics, construction, coaching and motivational speaking, financial, food and hospitality.

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