The Founders

Tony Davis


Tony Davis is founder and principal solicitor of Tony Davis & Associates. His firm is a trusted legal adviser to the MLM and direct selling industries, providing specialist legal advice on marketing strategies throughout Australia and New Zealand. Offering clients a unique approach to their business needs, the firm has earned an outstanding reputation as being one of the most successful boutique law firms in Australia.

Tony was legal adviser to the NSW Chamber of Manufacturers and to the Direct Selling Association of Australia (DSAA). Since founding his own firm in 1974, he has specialised in the areas of MLM, networking, direct selling, and advertising & sales promotion laws. Tony has considerable experience in networking, web-based compliance and credit laws and is a leading authority on industrial relations.

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Kelly Tudhope


Kelly Tudhope is an associate solicitor who has practised at Tony Davis & Associates for the past 6 years. Kelly has a conjoint degree in law and social science, and holds practising certificates in both the jurisdictions of NSW and New Zealand. She specialises in all aspects of direct sales, consumer laws and independent agency and has an established interest in food law and organic agriculture.

Kelly is a competent legal researcher and presenter & compliance trainer. She is the author of numerous articles and has conducted numerous presentations on the environmental and ethical impacts of genetic engineering.

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Kirk Davis

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Kirk Davis is the founder of Kirk Davis Accounting, one of Australia’s only accounting and business advisory firms specialising in the direct selling industry. Kirk sets up, advises and administers businesses in a broad array of industries, ranging from sole trader distributors to large foreign owned MLM enterprises. Kirk has a rare expertise in the direct selling industry, which has evolved from hands on direct selling experience.

Kirk has written, developed and taught several accounting and business courses at colleges and universities within Australia.

Kirk Davis Accounting is also a supplier member to the Direct Selling Association of Australia (DSAA).

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