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Who we are

Nevile & Co. is an established boutique legal firm located in Collins Street, Melbourne, with associated offices in Sydney and Brisbane.

We have also developed an international client base with hundreds of clients worldwide, particularly in Asia. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Spanish, and French, with access to other languages as required.

With more than forty-eight years' experience, we have the resources and expertise to assist you in our areas of practice, while still providing you with a personal service and competitive fee structure.

Our Terms of Engagement contain a Costs Agreement and Costs Disclosure Statement. We aim to be completely transparent and flexible about the way we charge for our services.

What we wrote

Art Prize – Mission to the Seafarer’s “Runners Up” Awarded

The Mission has been providing welfare services to seafarers for more than 150 years. Nevile & Co are the Pro Bono lawyers for the Mission to the Seafarers. We are proud to have been sponsors of Runner Up Art Prize.

HOW DEEDS OF COMPANY ARRANGEMENTS CAN HELP STRUGGLING BUSINESSES

Any business which faces the risk of being unable to pay its deferred debts to creditors should strongly consider strategies that will help them to survive in the long term. One such strategy that may be available is the Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA).

ALERT: Commercial landlords & tenants – rental relief changes

EXTENSION AND CHANGES TO THE VICTORIAN COMMERCIAL TENANCY RELIEF SCHEME
As you may be aware, the Victorian Government announced an extension of the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme. On 29 September 2020, the extension and changes to the Scheme were implemented by the introduction of COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2020. The amendments take effect from 29 September 2020, which is the day the previous Regulations were to expire. Here is a brief summary of some key changes.

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What We Do

Are you affected by the pandemic and experiencing difficulties with commercial leases? Whether you’re a commercial landlord or tenant, we’re here to guide you and navigate issues related to lease disputes and, in particular, lease rent reduction measures during COVID-19.

 

Planning on or already doing business in Australia? Then you may need advice on agreements, business structures, intellectual property and taxation. We can assist you to navigate the relevant laws and regulations, as well as provide ongoing legal support.
Our experience shows that over 95% of commercial disputes will be settled prior  to reaching Court, and that finding the right outcome is ultimately a commercial decision for your business.

 

Our role is to advise you of your legal position, risk mitigation and resolution options, and to assist you with choosing the correct strategy to achieve that right outcome.
Are you Owed Money? Is your company facing increasing financial pressure?

 

We act in a fast, decisive, and efficient way in your best interests to recover what is owed to you.

 

Seeking the immediate assistance of independent and experienced professionals is the key to moving through any difficult financial period.
Separation and divorce is a difficult time of great upheaval. We can guide you through the process as smoothly as possible, towards the next stage of your life.

 

We deal with custody and child support issues, as well as any other family law matters that might arise.
To die intestate (without a Will), or to die leaving a Will which does not reflect your wishes, can create a great deal of stress…causing friction within families.

 

We take into account each client’s unique personal and financial circumstances, tailored to their needs.
Looking at purchasing or selling property? We can assist you with conveyancing and other legal matters relating to houses, townhouses and apartments, as well as residential strata developments and land subdivision.

 

For overseas buyers, we can also provide advice on FIRB -Foreign Investment Review Board regulations and the vacancy provisions.
If you are thinking about buying or selling a business, we have the experience to assist you. There are certain steps that a buyer or a seller has to follow in order to give effect to a successful transfer of business. We can review or prepare the Contract of Sale of Assets or Shares as well as guide you through the steps to make it a seamless transaction for you.

 

We provide practical, proactive and commercial advice which can assist an Owners’ Corporation in efficiently managing common property, reducing its risk of future legal claims and/or disputes, and protecting its assets.
Do you want to bring your partner to Australia  from overseas? Or apply for a temporary or permanent residence work visa? Or maybe interested in setting up a business or investment in Australia.

 

There are many things you must consider in order to make a smooth visa application. Let’s do it together.
We can advise on building disputes, including appropriate contractual relationships, negotiations and the best way to structure the contract given a particular circumstance.
We can provide you with advice about protecting your intellectual property, trademarks, copyright or registered designs.

 

We can discuss strategies to commercialise your IP and ensure the process is straightforward and finalised quickly.

Contact Us

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Level 11, 100 Collins Street

Phone: 03 9664 4700
International: +61 3 9664 4700
E-mail: nevileco@nevile.com.au

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Direct Line (Local Call)

Phone: 95 040 462871
E-mail: qing.liu@nevile.com.au
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Phone: +62 811 1807 456
E-mail: ery.tanan@nevile.com.au

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Phone: +61 3 9664 4700
E-mail: nevileco@nevile.com.au
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Established in 1971
Expertise in our areas of practice
Significant overseas clients
Personal service by qualified lawyers
Multi-cultural and diverse