Orbis legal has established a highly qualified practice of mergers and acquisitions for both sellers and acquirers of private and public transactions. We handle the various corporate, litigation, employee benefits, tax, environmental, competition, intellectual property, and other business related transactions.
Orbis Legal aims to provide holistic advice that is innovative and maximises in relevance and value to its clients. We support our clients through each stage of their business transaction, from due diligence, to finalisation of structure, preparation, negotiation and finalisation of transaction documents, post-acquisition integration and transition.
Our clients include: major listed and unlisted companies, private equity groups, investment houses and financial institutions.
Whether you are looking to make your first purchase, lease or sale of property or to expand your investment holdings or acquire and develop real estate, we offer transaction advice and representation throughout the entire process for all forms of conveyancing. We will handle your Real Estate transaction from each step in Contract negotiation through to settlement.
We are also able to provide assistance in a large scope of property issues including in each of the following matters:
- We offer a broad range of real estate advice tailored to the client’s needs
- We also have significant expertise in drafting, negotiating, and settling conveyance deeds, lease deeds, other tenancy arrangements, financing documents, creation of security and associated documentation and advising on stamp duty and registration related issues.
Our wide range of legal actions in property matters range from, foreign investments, structuring investments, corporation, regulation and tax issues, drafting documentation, negotiations and settlement of transactions.
Resorting to the legal system for the resolution of disputes can be a heavily daunting process. Our commercial lawyers will represent you or your company throughout all stages of proceedings and ensure that you are provided with the most appropriate advice through each step and decision made. We will also advise and represent you where it may be appropriate for your dispute to be resolved outside of court proceedings or through measures of alternative dispute resolution in obtaining an equitable resolution of conflict wherever it is determined to be more economical and expedient than court proceedings. Our family or commercial lawyers may represent clients throughout proceedings within any of the following venues and jurisdictions:
- Arbitration and mediation
– Local Court
– District Court
– Supreme Court
– Federal Circuit Court
– Federal Court
– Family Court
– High Court of Australia
At Orbis Legal private disputes are handled by our specialised lawyer team in matters regarding family law, criminal law, involving offshore and onshore trusts, estates, and mental capacity issues. We regularly act for, trustees, beneficiaries as well as high net worth individuals and family offices.
The family law practice helps adults and children resolve their family disputes and aims to achieve safe and workable care arrangements for those involved.
We provide legal advice for family disputes and case representation in commonwealth family law matters.
Criminal Law / Traffic Offences
Should you or your business be involved in legal action with government agencies or authorities, our firm can provide legal representation and full assistance through proceedings. Should you be facing prosecution involving court appearances, hearings or inquests, our criminal lawyers can represent you throughout the entire procedure and advise you of your position in relation to the law and in attaining procedural and substantive justice. Our legal services in relation to criminal matters extend to the following areas and jurisdictions:
- Advice if arrested or in police custody
- Bail applications
- Court appearances in Local, District and Supreme Court
- Australian Crime Commission hearings
- NSW Crime Commission hearings
- Customs and Australian Tax Office inquests
Wills and Estate
Estate law can be complicated. The 21st century family and the often blended nature of the relationships between its members are also complex. We can explain in layman’s terms what situations may arise in relation to your particular circumstances so that you can navigate that complexity and ensure that your wishes are carried out in the way you intend and that you have a clear and legally binding Will.
By choosing our professional help at Orbis Legal, you can have peace of mind knowing that your Will accurately reflects your wishes and that the decision making process behind those wishes is based on sound advice, guidance and experience.
Migration law can be very technical and time critical in terms of visa applications and compliance. We can provide you with most appropriate advice on your visa options tailored to your individual circumstances and represent you on your visa matters in dealings with the Department of Immigration, relevant merits review authorities, and judicial review bodies if required.
We specialise in the following migration areas:
- Business Skills Migration;
- Employer Nomination Scheme;
- Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme;
- Temporary Work (Skilled);
- Partner migration;
- Parent migration;
- Child migration;
- AAT review;
- Judicial review (including Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court).