Commercial Lawyers for All Your Business Legal Needs

We are commercial lawyers based in the Melbourne CBD.

Our expertise encompasses all aspects of commercial law and business law. Our clients range from small businesses and start ups to successful SMEs and international organisations. Regardless of the size of the enterprise our clients expect their lawyer to listen and be dedicated, proactive, approachable and affordable. This is what we strive to achieve and is our true point of difference.

We are here to help you achieve the best solution for your commercial or business law problem.

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Melbourne Small Business Lawyers

Our skilled legal team understand that operating a business whether large or small is a multi-task multi-dimensional job. It requires a similar approach from your lawyers. As a law firm with over 20 years experience focused on providing legal services to small business we have the experience and expertise to help and provide not only sound legal commercial and business advice but more importantly advice which is based on extensive commercial and business experience. We only give honest, realistic and practical assistance to help your small business navigate the complex legal environment that is commercial law. If you need helpful, informative legal advice whether it is commercial or business contact us today.

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Commercial Lease Lawyers

In these post-Covid times, recovering from lockdowns can be tough. If a landlord or tenant are unable or refusing to uphold their legal obligations, our commercial lease lawyers will help you through the complex maze to arrive at the best outcome. Experienced business law specialists understand when it might be best to terminate or challenge a lease. From unpaid rent, to business hardship as well as claims arising from failing to maintain the property or premises- the team at Lord Commercial Lawyers Melbourne will work with you for the best achievable outcome, so that you can get on with moving forward.

Wills Probate and Estate Lawyers

We are Melbourne lawyers who deal with Wills, Probate and Deceased Estates. Have an enforceable, valid Will made in Melbourne. Ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes. We take the time to understand your situation, so that everything outlined in your Will is clear.

Do you need to get Probate for a Will- or Authority to Administer an Estate where no Will exists?
Get Probate on a Will. See our probate service page for more information.
If there is no legal Will, our Melbourne Probate lawyers will help you get Letters of Administration on an Estate, when no Will exists. Check our Letters of Administration page to learn more about what to do when someone has died without leaving a valid Will. We offer a comprehensive range of services related to Estate Planning, Wills and Probate.

Speak with Lord Commercial Lawyers Melbourne today. We offer free initial consultations.

Our Commercial Law Services

Whether you’re just starting in business or running an established enterprise, we can help. Our commercial law services include:

Buying and Selling a Business

Business sales (both buying a business and selling a business) can be a highly complicated undertaking. With significant financial costs ...

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Commercial Lease

Commercial Leasing and Retail Leases Specialists For businesses of any size, commercial leases are important considerations. Both landlords and tenants ...

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Commercial Contracts and Business Agreements

Business Contract & Commercial Agreement Lawyers In Melbourne Commercial contracts are a common and necessary part of doing business, and ...

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights involve more than the mere protection of ideas and concepts - it protects business assets that may ...

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Trademark Law

As a business owner, your brand is your greatest asset. This means it's important to protect your intellectual property, and ...

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Wills & Estate Planning Lawyers In Melbourne

Wills and estates can be a delicate legal area, and with so much personal investment, it’s important you find the ...

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Employment Law

For both employers and employees, navigating the complexities of employment law is a commercial reality. Employment-related legal disputes can be ...

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Melbourne Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers We have a dedicated team to help you resolve commercial litigation issues, and dispute ...

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Conveyancing and Property Transactions

Conveyancing Lawyers & Property Transfers In Melbourne Conveyancing is the transfer of the legal title of a property from one ...

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What our clients say

Sue Norris is brilliant at every level. Calm under pressure and gets the job done. Such a pleasure to deal with an experienced professional.

Tim Leonard

Thanks for your expert commercial legal advice. Excellent service and I would not hesitate to contact Peter and the team again if required.

Andrew Gray

Meet Our Lawyers

The Lord Commercial team is headed by director Andrew Lord, a longtime legal professional with over 30 years of experience. Andrew is adept at advising small, medium and multinational businesses and has practical, board-level company experience. Supporting Andrew is Patrick lafrate, whose M&A and ASX compliance background provides a strong grounding to help a wide range of clients.

If you’d like to enquire about our commercial law services or have any further questions related to commercial law, please contact us today.

Our Team


From the Meeting Room to The Courtroom, We Have Your Back

Andrew Lord

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Patrick Iafrate

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Irene Chen

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Sue Norris
Senior Manager

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