Specialising in lending and borrowing, intergenerational transfers, sale and purchase of land and water, personal property securities, succession, wills and estate planning.
Jim has more than 15 years legal experience acting for institutional lenders in rural transactions, including Rabobank. This has given him extensive exposure to rural business structures and issues, particularly lending and borrowing, intergenerational transfers, sale and purchase of land and water, personal property securities, succession, wills and estate planning.
His 6 prior years of experience working for the NSW Trustee and Guardian in financial management of estates of incapable persons gives him a unique perspective on the value of all clients developing an effective estate planning strategy. His decade of teaching experience enables him to present complex issues in simple terms, empowering clients to make informed decisions about their legal needs.
Jim is able to assist you with:
- a lending or borrowing transaction
- personal property securities advice
- negotiations with your bank
- succession and estate planning
- preparation of a will, power of attorney or guardianship appointment
- superannuation and superannuation borrowing
- setting up a company, partnership or trust (including asset protection)
- partnership, shareholders and joint venture agreements
- contract for sale of a business or property (including rural and water)
- commercial lease or property transaction (including rural)
Jim is well known and respected among NSW rural legal practitioners. He recognises the value of long term client relationships, particularly in the rural sector. He develops a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and uses that knowledge to build and maintain client relationships which best serves their needs for the long term.
Our view is to focus on solutions, not problems and to reduce the delay and expense often faced by those needing access to legal services.
We strive not to impose our will on clients, as we work together with them in ensuring their goals are achieved. Our experience empowers to give you valuable insights into the set-up, operation, transactional, succession and revenue requirements of businesses and property.