We are thrilled to share some exciting news. After careful consideration and strategic planning, we are delighted to announce that Sydney Business Lawyers have now joined Long Saad Woodbridge Lawyers, a move that brings together our collective expertise to create a stronger and more dynamic legal team.
Effective 15 January 2024, the integration represents a significant milestone in our commitment to delivering unparalleled legal solutions. Sydney Business Lawyers will expand our capabilities and introduce a wealth of experience from their highly skilled and accomplished solicitors.
Business as usual
We assure you that this development will have no impact on the excellent service and attention you have come to expect from our firm. In fact, with this new addition, we are confident that we will be even better positioned to meet and exceed your legal needs. Their specialities are:
- Establishment of superfunds
- Complex estate planning
- Business sale/purchase
- Commercial transactions
Long Saad Woodbridge currently boasts leading experts in property, family, commercial, automotive, pharmacy, employment, estates, and more. This expanded expertise means that we can now offer you a comprehensive range of legal services under one roof.
Here are a few key points:
- We gain a team of seasoned lawyers from Sydney Business Lawyers who collectively bring over 120 years of experience. Their wealth of knowledge will be a valuable asset to our combined practice.
- Your current points of contact and the service teams you rely on will remain unchanged. We are committed to providing seamless and uninterrupted service during this transition.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this exciting development, please do not hesitate to reach out to your usual point of contact at our firm.
Thank you for your continued trust and partnership. We look forward to the opportunities that the new offering will bring and to continuing to serve you with excellence.
Introducing new team members
Damian Scroope (Special Counsel): Joining LSW with a robust background spanning over 35 years in business law and estate planning, Damian Scroope is an accredited business law specialist an accounting graduate. Damian’s expertise is wide-ranging, and his approach is characterised by his effective plain-English communication style and a deep commitment to client success.
Jim Sikiotis (Special Counsel): An expert in business law, property law and estate planning, Jim Sikiotis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to LSW. His more than 15 years expertise across these sectors enable him to provide a high level of service to our commercial clientele. Jim’s approach is centred around delivering personalised, insightful legal advice in terms that are simple to understand.
Francine Hendriks (Special Counsel): With an impressive track record in estate planning, wills, disputes and estate litigation, Francine Hendriks is a significant addition to LSW’s estate planning team. Her unique background in both Science and Law allows her to tackle complex issues with an approach. Francine’s focus on efficient dispute resolution and her commitment to client-centric service exemplify the values that LSW upholds.
William Harris (Solicitor): A skilled solicitor admitted to practice in 2021, William Harris brings expertise in estate planning, business transactions, and property law. His areas of focus include will preparation, succession planning, commercial lease transactions, business or property sales contracts, and company structure setups, making him a dynamic addition to the team.
Tricia Shales (Paralegal): Tricia specialises in assisting small to medium-sized businesses, including her recent role at ANZ Bank. Committed to delivering cost-effective solutions, she covers various legal aspects, from conveyancing to estate planning. Tricia’s client-focused approach prioritizes practicality and collaboration to achieve clients’ goals. Her wealth of experience provides valuable insights into business and property matters, empowering clients with sound legal guidance.