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Your trusted team of business and property lawyers in Melbourne

At P&B Law, we have a long history of providing high-quality, professional service, specialising in all facets of property law, conveyancing, commercial business law, and litigation. We're your dedicated team of business and property lawyers in Melbourne, delivering strategic legal advice that ensures the best possible outcomes.

Why P&B

  • We take a practical and common-sense approach to all matters
  • Our culture is based on collaboration and building client relationships
  • We’re prompt, attentive and approachable
  • We understand the importance of clear and transparent communication
  • Our legal advice is based on broad business acumen, that considers the big picture

Our Legal Services

Property Law

At P&B Law, we have specialised property law expertise in purchases, sales, property development, contracts, and financial structuring. We can also support both landlords and tenants by preparing, negotiating, reviewing, and executing commercial leases to ensure everyone involved is aware of their legal rights and obligations.

Business Law

As your trusted business law experts, we can assist in all legal matters regarding how businesses are formed and run. If you're starting a new business venture, buying, selling or investing, we can assist with all of your business law needs. We can also handle any commercial documentation or franchising and licensing agreements.

Public Notary

Need verification or authentication of your essential documents? A Public Notary is an internationally recognised qualification for the formal appointment of a person of good standing. Our founder and partner at P&B Law, Lindsay Kotzman, was admitted and signed the Role of Public Notaries in the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2016.

Litigation

When you're facing property, business, or personal disputes, you need a team you can trust. Our experienced dispute resolution lawyers will represent your best interests in negotiations, alternative dispute resolutions, or litigation. We’ll work with you to identify your desired outcome and guide you through the entire process.

Wills and Estates

If you’re working on estate planning or preparing your will, we can help safeguard your legacy. You can depend on our expert lawyers to prepare wills and estate plans that will uphold your wishes concerning assets and the care of loved ones. We can also prepare a power of attorney, naming who will make decisions for you if you can no longer make them yourself.

Conveyancing

Whether you’re buying or selling commercial or residential property, our team of professional conveyancers and solicitors are here to ensure it’s a smooth transaction. We provide expert advice and legal assistance in buying, selling, transferring, planning, building, surveying, subdividing, and managing owners corporations.

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Our Team

The team at P&B Law are experts in their specialist areas, working closely with clients to understand their legal needs and provide personalised support and tailored advice. We value building trusted and lasting relationships with our clients and understand the importance of open communication and collaboration.

Our Practice

P&B Law was founded in 1994 with a mission to offer outstanding legal services and advice underpinned by expertise, experience, and professionalism. Over the past 29 years, we have become the leading business and property lawyers in Melbourne, delivering strategic and commercially savvy solutions for our clients.

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Meet our expert business and property lawyers

Our team consists of highly experienced and dedicated business and property lawyers, conveyancers, solicitors, and clerks.

Lindsay Kotzman

Lindsay Kotzman

Partner & Founder
Jesse Sharp

Jesse Sharp

Managing Partner
Nicholas Witherow

Nicholas Witherow

Partner
- Head of Litigation
Chris Mackie

Chris Mackie

Partner
- Head of Property

Need strategic legal advice or support? Get in touch with our expert team today

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our expert lawyers are here to answer all your legal questions about business and property law. If you can’t find the answers you’re looking for below, contact the team today.

Start by identifying your specific legal needs. Then, seek a lawyer who is local and has expertise and experience in that area, whether it’s property law, conveyancing, business law, or litigation.

Property lawyers have specialised expertise in all areas of property law and can oversee transactions involving the buying or selling of property, preparing lease agreements, and resolving property disputes or rights issues. They ensure all transactions are straightforward and fulfil your legal obligations. Click to find out more.

You should always consult a business lawyer when starting, buying, or selling a business. You'll also want to talk to a business lawyer when you’re trying to navigate Victorian employment or labour laws, drafting or renewing contracts, protecting intellectual properties, or resolving business disputes. Our business lawyers can offer valuable legal advice that mitigates risks and adheres to business best practices.

Dispute resolution lawyers specialise in resolving conflicts between parties through early mediation or litigation. We support our clients facing legal disputes, assisting in negotiations, facilitating settlements, and representing them in court when necessary. Our services prioritise prompt responses, clear communication, and transparency.

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