Louis graduated from the University of South Australia with a law degree and international relation’s degree at the tender age of 21, being one of the youngest law graduates at the university holding a double degree. He was admitted as a lawyer shortly after his graduation.

Louis has represented clients regularly in the County, District, Supreme and Federal Courts of Australia and has worked on cases in the High Court of Australia.

Louis has experience in many areas of commercial and business law including:

  • Large scale property developments
  • Complex business sales and acquisitions
  • Commercial leasing including industrial and shopping centres leasing
  • Automotive law
  • Foreign Investment and acquisitions
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial litigation

In particular, Louis has extensive experience in the automotive industry including being involved with and acting for brands which include: BMW, Nissan, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Kia, Haval, Suzuki, Great Wall, Mitsubishi, LDV, Volkswagen, Mini, Renault, Ford, Infiniti, Subaru and Hyundai.

Louis speaks Chinese (Mandarin) fluently and acts for many businesses and individuals within the Chinese community and abroad.


P: +613 9604 7888
M: 0413 938 280
E: louis.shivarev@rotsteins.com.au