Areas of Expertise

Clubs, Gaming & Hospitality, Property Law & Development, Corporations Act Advice Corporate & Advisory, Regulatory investigations, General Litigation

Sherif has over 25 years' experience as a lawyer and since 2000 has specialised in providing legal services to the gaming and leisure industry.

He has extensive experience in all areas of liquor and gaming law and the law relating to registered clubs and the gaming and leisure industry, including club amalgamations, large scale commercial and property transactions, corporate advice and general litigation. Sherif primarily acts for registered and licensed clubs that have acted for gaming machine manufacturers and licensees, wine producers and other corporate and non-corporate clients.

Clients appreciate Sherif's broad commercial understanding of their industry and his ability to give practical, holistic and prompt advice

What others say

“I have worked with Sherif for many years on a wide range of legal issues spanning leasing and licencing, complex amalgamations, detailed constitutional and governance matters and major commercial disputes and settlements. I have always found Sherif to be very knowledgeable, hardworking and prompt in his advice. In my experience Sherif has a practical approach to legal matters and is able to bring a commercial lens to his advice whilst at the same time being clear on potential risk outcomes. Sherif’s knowledge and understanding of the Club Industry would be very hard to match and I would not hesitate in recommending him to a potential client."
Dean Thomas - Chief Executive Officer, Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club Limited


Advising Easts Group

Advising Easts Group leading up to the approval of a circa $80 million project to deliver a new clubhouse and senior living development at Waverley Bowling Club. We will continue to advise as the development progresses.

New South Wales Leagues Club Ltd

New South Wales Leagues Club Ltd on its amalgamation with DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club Ltd and related liquor and gaming licensing matters.

Rooty Hill RSL Club Ltd

Acting for Rooty Hill RSL Club Ltd on aspects of its development of its AMF Bowling facility and Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre.

Western Suburbs Leagues Club Ltd

Acting for Western Suburbs Leagues Club Ltd on its amalgamation with Balmain Leagues Club Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) and its lease of premises at Sydney Markets and dealings with the developer and owner of the former Balmain Leagues Club site at Rozelle.

West HQ Ltd

Acting for West HQ Ltd (trading as Rooty Hill RSL Club) on aspects of the development of its AMF Bowling facility, Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre and Sydney Coliseum Theatre.

Revesby Workers' Club Ltd

Acting for Revesby Workers’ Club Ltd on aspects of its mixed use development, including gaming and liquor licensing issues.