Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome in a timely, cost effective manner.

Commercial & Business Law

 

Commercial and business law provides the legal framework within which business is conducted.  The business owner has a plethora of laws and regulations to observe.  Furthermore, a business must ensure that its rights are protected.

We can assist you with general commercial advice and joint venture and shareholder and partnership agreements. We will also alert you to issues you may not have considered in establishing and operating your business.  We can also assist you in avoiding or resolving disputes which may arise in your day-to-day business dealings.

 

Civil Disputes & Litigation

We assist business, corporate and private clients to resolve a broad range of commercial disputes.

Our highly experienced team has a comprehensive understanding of all forms of litigation, including contractual and property disputes, debt recovery, professional negligence, insurance litigation and consumer disputes.

 

Wills and Estates.

Our experienced team can advise you on all aspects of wills and estates law so as to ensure that your estate passes to your intended beneficiaries in a tax effective manner.  We have also had extensive experience over many years in wills and estates litigation (including testators' family maintenance claims) and have developed a reputation for resolving these in a cost and time effective manner.

 

Conveyancing & Property

 

Our property lawyers and support staff have wide experience in dealing with commercial, retail and residential property transactions.  We offer sophisticated legal expertise, in a client-focused and cost-sensitive environment. Beverley Jessop heads up our property team.  With 35 years experience she is a trusted leader in this field.

We can assist you with all aspects of buying and selling all types of property.

 

We have been extremely happy with the service over the years and how J&K understood exactly what our issues were and how to resolve them quickly and efficiently. Howard and Bev are almost part of the family.

JT, client of 30 years.

J&K assisted me after the untimely death of my partner. They were sensitive to my needs. They lifted the burden off my shoulders at this very difficult and stressful time.

NM, client of 20 years.

Subdivisions

Successfully subdividing your land into residential lots can have many benefits, including increased profits and flexibility for the land owner. Our property law expert Beverley Jessop oversees all subvisions, ensuring the best outcome is achieved in every case.

We can assist you with all aspects of subdividing your property.

 

Commercial & Retail Leases

Commercial leases cover all types of commercial properties from shops and offices, to warehouses and factories.  We have a detailed knowledge of commercial leasing including Retail leasing.  We advise both landlords and tenants on all aspects of commercial leasing. 

 

Family Law

Our client focused approach is imperative when dealing with the sensitive issue of family law. We ensure our clients are integrally involved in the whole resolution process and that objectives are clearly set around our clients needs and goals.

We offer a professional yet personalised service in all aspects of family law including property matters, divorce, child custody, guardianship and defacto / domestic partnerships.

 

Powers of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a legal document where you appoint a person of your choice to manage your personal and/or financial affairs if you are unable to do so due to illness, absence or incapacity.  Appointing a Power of Attorney is the best way to ensure that your wishes and your best interests are fulfilled.

We can assist you with the preparation of these documents.

 

General Legal Advice & Agreements

Our experience and services extend to many facets of law. Please call us and we will be happy to assist.

 

Criminal Law

We assist our clients in the event that they are charged with a criminal offence.  We have assisted in many areas of criminal law, ranging from minor incidents to major indictable offences. 

Our highly experienced team has a comprehensive understanding of the criminal jurisdiction in the event that you are charged with matters ranging from summary offences, through to indictable offences.