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About

About Us

JL Lawyers is a boutique law firm specialising in commercial, property and taxation law.  We offer a responsive, efficient and tailored legal service that is focused on adding value to our clients’ business.

We have close to 50 years of experience in commercial legal practice between our two directors, John Levy and Talia Begley, with a large number of these spent in top 10 national law firms.  Our Senior Associate, Nathaniel Nguyen, completes our team and punches above his weight in terms of his legal and business acumen.

As a firm, we aren’t hampered by excessive resources or significant overheads.  We are flexible and nimble and we leverage our strong business relationships with strategic partners in the accounting and financial industries to assist us meet our clients’ professional needs in a holistic and time effective manner.

We have personality, agility and confidence in delivery of a highly valued legal service.

Commercial Advice

  • Sale of business assets
  • Business and investment structures
  • Protecting naming rights and commercial reputations

Tax Solutions

  • Restructuring of business and personal affairs
  • Implications of latest CGT and stamp duty tax reforms
  • Estate and succession planning implementation

Agribusiness

  • Succession planning
  • Family farm stamp duty
  • Primary production leases
  • WET and GST issues
  • Negotiating grower and supply contracts
  • Rural property sales and purchases

Property Law

  • Retail and commercial leasing
  • Lease negotations and advice
  • Property development
  • Property Joint Ventures

Team

Our Team

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John has nearly 30 years’ experience in acting in commercial, corporate and tax matters involving the provision of legal advice to private and public companies, high net worth individual and other SME clients and for clients in the not-for-profit sector.

John has had extensive experience in acting for a range of clients in the wine and agricultural industries.

With 14+ years of experience in practice, Talia’s commercial expertise are broad.  She has honed particular skills in the following fields:-

  • commercial transactions – structuring and restructuring of businesses in a tax effective manner, mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestments
  • business agreements including shareholder and unit holder agreements, business succession agreements, joint venture agreements, terms of trade, intellectual property licensing agreement, loan and security documentation.
  • corporate advisory – fundraising, corporate governance, financial services regulation
  • taxation advisory – advising on a range of taxation issues and strategies involving income tax, stamp duty, land tax and GST.

Talia works closely with the accounting industry and other trusted advisors to deliver a ‘whole of business’ legal service to clients in a broad range of industries including property, medical, the retirement sector and not for profit clients.

Nathaniel has a broad range of legal experience in commercial and property law. He advises both private and business clients with respect to business acquisitions and sales, drafting of various commercial contracts, retail and commercial leasing and property development.

Nathaniel’s experience has given him a practical perspective on the law. He prides himself on adopting this practical approach to achieve the best commercial outcomes for his clients.

With more than 30+ years in the legal industry, Sia is in charge of practice management, business development and client relationships (if we are truly honest… she’s in charge full stop!).

John Levy

John has nearly 30 years’ experience in acting in commercial, corporate and tax matters involving the provision of legal advice to private and public companies, high net worth individual and other SME clients and for clients in the not-for-profit sector.

John has had extensive experience in acting for a range of clients in the wine and agricultural industries.

Talia Begley

With 14+ years of experience in practice, Talia’s commercial expertise are broad.  She has honed particular skills in the following fields:-

  • commercial transactions – structuring and restructuring of businesses in a tax effective manner, mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestments
  • business agreements including shareholder and unit holder agreements, business succession agreements, joint venture agreements, terms of trade, intellectual property licensing agreement, loan and security documentation.
  • corporate advisory – fundraising, corporate governance, financial services regulation
  • taxation advisory – advising on a range of taxation issues and strategies involving income tax, stamp duty, land tax and GST.

Talia works closely with the accounting industry and other trusted advisors to deliver a ‘whole of business’ legal service to clients in a broad range of industries including property, medical, the retirement sector and not for profit clients.

Nathaniel Nguyen

Nathaniel has a broad range of legal experience in commercial and property law. He advises both private and business clients with respect to business acquisitions and sales, drafting of various commercial contracts, retail and commercial leasing and property development.

Nathaniel’s experience has given him a practical perspective on the law. He prides himself on adopting this practical approach to achieve the best commercial outcomes for his clients.

Sia Koulianos

With more than 30+ years in the legal industry, Sia is in charge of practice management, business development and client relationships (if we are truly honest… she’s in charge full stop!).

Contact Us

JL Lawyers
Level 1 Charlicks Building
(Cnr Rundle Street)
31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

GPO Box 621
Adelaide SA 5001

JL Lawyers
Level 1 Charlicks Building
(Cnr Rundle Street)
31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

GPO Box 621
Adelaide SA 5001

 

Phone + 61 8 8227 1583

Fax + 61 8 8224 0036

Email admin@jllaw.com.au