Demetrio Zema - Founder & Director

dzema@lawsquared.co

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0417 679 007

Fax: (03) 8678 1269

Demetrio is the founder and director of Law Squared a specialised commercial law and litigation firm focussed on working with high growth businesses and ASX listed companies. Since its launch in March 2016, Law Squared has opened offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and now has a team of 17 across those cities.

An accomplished entrepreneur and lawyer having worked with many corporates, SMEs, entrepreneurs and ASX listed companies, Demetrio is focused on achieving outcomes and success for his clients. Named “Australia’s most innovative law firm”, Law Squared takes an entrepreneurial approach to the provision of legal services, by offering a model of partnering with its clients as risk advisers to protect them against future risk and to partner with them to advance their business.

In 2017, Demetrio was selected as part of the Australian delegation to the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (G20 YEA) in Berlin and named Rising Star runner-up in the 2017 Victorian Legal Awards. In 2018, Demetrio was nominated as Law Firm Leader of the Year (<200 employees) in the Australasian Law Awards and named the winner of the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 in Commercial Law, and the Law Institute of Victoria Rising Star. Demetrio and Law Squared have also been listed on the Lexis Nexus Legal Innovation Index.

Outside of law and entrepreneurship, Demetrio plays an active part in the not for profit community as a co-founder and director of If Not Now Then When Ltd (INNTW), Deputy Chair of the Centre for Multicultural Youth Ltd (CMY) and a director of the Victorian Deaf Society Ltd (VicDeaf).