Demetrio is the founder and director of Law Squared, a NewLaw firm specialising in working with Australia’s leading disruptive businesses, corporates, ASX listed entities and multi-national clients. Founded in 2016, Law Squared has grown rapidly to become ‘Australia’s most innovative law firm’ and become a leader in NewLaw and legal innovation. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Law Squared have launched their London office in July 2022 to support Australian and UK businesses in both jurisdictions.
An accomplished entrepreneur and lawyer having worked with many listed, large unlisted, NFP’s and venture capital funds, Demetrio is focused on providing a true alternative to the traditional law firm model. By focusing on outcomes and culture, and dispensing with hierarchy and time based performance metrics, Demetrio has led Law Squared to the growth it has achieved today. Aside from working closely with his team in building the Law Squared brand and client service delivery, Demetrio has extensive experience in board governance, strategic advisory and business advisory work, supporting many Chairs, CEO’s and General Counsel’s across the Law Squared client base.
Leading a globally recognised NewLaw firm, Demetrio has received numerous awards and recognitions for the growth, impact and innovation Law Squared has achieved since its launch in 2016. Outside of law and entrepreneurship, Demetrio plays an active part in the not-for-profit community and is currently Chair of the Board of the Victorian Deaf Society Ltd (Expression Australia) and director of The Pride Fund Ltd. Demetrio also plays an active role as director of Zema Estate a wine and agricultural business located in Coonawarra, South Australia.