James McConvill & Associates is committed to employing down-to-earth lawyers that geniunely want to help you, and who have a love for the law and a passion for the Phillip Island and Gippsland region.
James McConvill & Associates advises on all aspects of family law, and our lawyers have an immense amount of experience in family law court proceedings and in resolving disputes outside of court. We regularly assist clients with:
Facing a criminal charge can be a stressful and daunting prospect. James McConvill & Associates has the expertise, experience and professional resources to reach out and help you in your time of need. We can provide expert advice and representation in Magistrates' Court and Children's Court matters, along with Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal ("VOCAT") applications. We regularly appear on behalf of clients in the Melbourne, Moorabbin, Dandenong, Korumburra, Wonthaggi and Morwell/Latrobe Valley Magistrates' Court, and also appear in County Court matters. We understand the sensitivity of matters relating to criminal charges and always exercise discretion and complete confidentiality.
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James McConvill & Associates can help you take steps to ensure your testamentary wishes are implemented and honoured. We can provide advice to trustees, executors and beneficiaries on both rights and obligations and can provide direction where the outcome of a will is not as desired. We have particular expertise in drafting wills and powers of attorney, and assisting with probate applications to the Supreme Court of Victoria's probate office. We also regularly provide advice in relation to small estates.
We advise small and medium-sized businesses on general commercial law and corporate law matters. We have particular expertise in drafting and advising on trade contracts, shareholder agreements, distribution agreements, sale and purchase agreements, company constitutions and company resolutions. We also advise on company compliance requirements, and have experience in liaising with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and other regulators on behalf of our business clients. We also assist with debt recovery matters, and advise our clients on trade practices, sale of goods requirements, competition law issues. We have a network of contacts that can assist with tax law matters .
Our litigation team assists across a range of contentious matters, from contesting a will to advising on substantial disputes over business contracts. We act for both individuals and organisations, and have represented clients in a number of different courts and jurisdictions. Our litigation lawyers apply a tough but fair and considered approach to all contentious matters, and always with the best interests of the client in mind. We endeavour to resolve disputes through negotiation, mediation and other methods of alternative dispute resolution, and consider litigation before the courts to be the last resort.
We run a broad Employment Law practice, in association with an expert team consulting to us, which covers advising on the following: