Dedication Integrity Fortitude

Dedication Integrity


About Us

Who We Are

Fortis Law Group is located in modern and well equipped premises within Sydney’s Legal Precinct. Over its nearly 4 decades serving the profession, the firm has developed into a formidable legal practice with an emphasis on impeccable advisory and advocacy services. Dedication, Integrity and Fortitude are the foundational principles and cornerstones of the firm. It is on these principles that the firm has established and maintained a respected and proud reputation amongst its peers and clients.

Our Philosophy

The firm’s philosophy can be described as personal in approach, analytical in method, dedicated in commitment and focused on exceptional outcomes. These are the invaluable traditions which have successfully driven the firm over nearly 4 decades.

Practice Areas

Commercial Law and Advisory

Commercial Litigation and Disputes

Turnaround and Restructuring

Tax Advisory and Disputes

Banking and Finance

Building and Construction

Property and Conveyancing

Probate, Estates and Elder Law

Family Law

Notarial Services


Pierre Safi | Managing Partner

Pierre has been privileged to serve the legal profession for more than 20 years.

Pierre has developed an extensive and broad knowledge of general legal practice, focused primarily in advocacy, advisory and private practice. Pierre advises and acts for clients in:

Family Law

Commercial Law and Advisory

Corporate and Personal Insolvency

Estates and Elder Law

Property Law

Pierre has an unsurpassed track record of delivering outstanding value and results for his clients. He has represented many of his clients for more than 20 years and is valued as a core and trusted advisor.

Pierre is often instructed by other lawyers which is testament to his reputation amongst his peers.

Pierre was admitted as legal practitioner in 1997 following completion of a double degree in Law and Economics at the University of New England and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law. Pierre also practices as a notary public providing a range of notarial practice services to the firms’ clients.

Pierre is a member of several professional bodies and associations.

Christopher Nehme | Partner

Chris has broad knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial matters. He regularly advises and acts for clients in:-

Commercial disputes and litigation;

Business and Real Estate transactions/disputes – acquisitions\sales\joint ventures\planning;

Corporations matters including governance, director’s liability and duties;

Turnaround and company restructuring/insolvency;

Taxation matters (planning & disputes); and

Estates & Trusts (planning & disputes).

Chris’ clients include insolvency practitioners, SME’s, directors, property developers, investors and high net worth individuals.

Chris often appears in the Supreme and Federal Courts. He approaches all matters meticulously with an eye for detail and strategy for success. He prides himself in providing clients with exceptional results.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Notre Dame and was admitted in 2014. He has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Sydney focusing on Corporate, Finance and Securities Law.


Tax Institute of Australia
Corporate Governance of Australia

Raymond Frangi | Partner

Raymond is an accomplished commercial lawyer with a strong background in the areas of commercial transactions and corporate advisory, focusing largely on assisting clients pursue commercial objectives and manage legal risk.  Raymond’s expertise includes

(M&A) acting in various private M&A transactions, including advising on all aspects of due diligence, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation,

(Corporate Advisory) advising companies, including subsidiaries of multinationals, on corporation law compliance, restructures and providing company secretarial services,

(Commercial Advisory) advising various clients on business restructures and asset protection, franchising, intellectual property, employment and Australian consumer law related matters.

Raymond also has significant experience negotiating complex transactions involving parties in multiple jurisdictions (including the United Kingdom, USA and China). His recent experience includes advising on the sale of an Australian owned assets to a foreign purchaser involving assets worth up to $130 million.

Raymond’s also has experience advising developers, institutional landlords and investors on high value development and investment projects, including negotiating standard and bespoke transaction documents, advising on risk management strategies, dispute prevention and funding structures, including appropriate legal structures for property development and investment.

Raymond holds a Bachelor of Laws and Business (Applied Finance) from the Western Sydney University and was admitted to practice law in 2012, and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law.

Join Our Team

Fortis Law Group is a dedicated law firm. Team members have a strong commitment to performance and excellence. Our culture is friendly, supportive and fun. Dedication, Integrity and Fortitude are
our foundational principles.

If you are ambitious, approachable, and focused on delivering exceptional client service, Fortis Law Group is the right environment for you. We are always looking to recruit talented lawyers and legal support staff.
To express an interest in joining our team, please email us your details and CV to

Get in Touch


Monday – Friday  |  9am – 5pm
Level 11/75 Elizabeth St,
Sydney NSW 2000



P +61 2 9233 2722
F +61 2 9233 2755