What We Do

Property & Conveyancing

CONVEYANCING - PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS - LEASING - STRATA SCHEMES

 

Our services include acting for you if you are:

 

  • buying or selling residential, commercial or industrial property,

  • developing property, including residential, commercial, retail, industrial and mixed use developments,

  • require assistance with leasing, whether it be retail, commercial or industrial leasing, and whether you are the landlord or the tenant, and

  • need specific advice in relation to a strata scheme or a community scheme.

 

We also provide assistance with general matters such as mortgages, caveats, subdivisions, easements, covenants and restrictions on use.

Commercial & Business Law

BUSINESSES - SHARE SALES - COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS - IP - RENT ROLLS

 

Our services include acting for you if you are:

 

  • buying or selling a business, shares in a company, or a franchise,

  • planning on starting a business, company, joint venture or partnership,

  • entering into a range of commercial contracts, such as supply agreements, distribution agreements, loan agreements and mortgages, management agreements and licensing agreements,

  • taking security over a person's or a company's assets, and

  • in need of intellectual property advice, including an IP audit.

 

We also provide specific advice to real estate agents on the sale and purchase of rent rolls and issues relating to legislative requirements.

Retirement Villages & Aged Care Law

SALES & PURCHASES - DEVELOPMENTS - COMPLIANCE - DISPUTE RESOLUTION

 

Our services include acting for you if you are:

 

  • buying or selling a retirement village unit,

  • entering an aged care facility,

  • faced with a dispute in a retirement village,

  • looking to establish a retirement village,

  • in need of advice on compliance with legislation,

  • buying or selling a retirement village or an aged care facility, and

  • faced with a dispute in NCAT.

 

We are recognised by peers and the industry alike as being experts on legal matters pertaining to this industry. Leon Shohmelian is:

 

  • a regular speaker at state and national industry events,

  • a member of the Retirement Villages Advisory Council to the NSW Minster for Fair Trading, the Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, and

  • a published co-author of the Retirement Villages component of the Thomson Reuters Strata Titles Looseleaf Service.

Estate Planning & Elder Law

WILLS - POWERS OF ATTORNEY - APPOINTMENTS OF ENDURING GUARDIAN

 

Our services include acting for you if you are:

 

  • in need of estate planning and elder law advice generally,

  • looking to have a new will, power of attorney or appointment of enduring guardian drafted for you, and

  • seeking advice on how to protect your estate after your death.

 

Our Practice Principal, Leon Shohmelian:

 

  • is an experienced advisor on matters relating to testamentary trusts,

  • regularly acts for clients referred by financial planners,

  • has spoken at the Legalwise "Elder Law" CLE Seminar series, and

  • is a recoreded speaker on matters of elder law for online iCLE productions.

 

Remember that you should update your will regularly, and specifically when you go through a major life event, such as when you get married, purchase a major asset like a business or a home, or have children.