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LEGAL ADVICE

Our legal advice is based on the experience that we have developed as legal practitioners over many years. Our lawyers use this experience to leverage strategically favourable solutions for our clients.

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Arnotts Law Group, comprising independent law firms Arnotts Lawyers and Arnotts Technology Lawyers are full-service boutique Sydney-based law firms. These Sydney law firms have over 50 years of combined experience in law and legal experience. We work on a wide range of matters, including litigation and all court matters, commercial law, conveyancing and property law, IT law, technology law, telecommunications law and wills and estates. Based in Chatswood and Sydney, our solicitors service clients all over Australia.

We strive to ensure that clients are completely confident in the standard of services provided. We understand that communication is essential and keeps clients updated at all times. We always seek to obtain strategically favourable solutions for our clients and take the time to listen to our clients so that we can cater the scope and type of advice to be provided according to our client’s objectives and constraints.

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We provide legal services to private individuals, executives, startups, small to medium businesses, all the way up to large corporates and public listed corporations. Our lawyers are able to put together a package of cost effective legal solutions that can be efficiently applied towards resolving our clients' legal challenges. Our fees are charged on an hourly basis or at a package lump sum rate and can be tailored on an individual basis according to each matter.

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We have experience resolving disputes in and out of court. In court we act for plaintiffs, defendants, cross-claimants, cross-defendants and other parties involved in litigating commercial disputes. Our lawyers are experienced in providing representation and advice in relation to Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal litigation.

We provide legal advice and representation to customers and suppliers of technology and telecommunications services. Some of our clients include software developers, smartphone application developers, internet services providers, distributors, wholesalers, resellers and retailers of technology, e-commerce businesses and radiocommunications solutions. We have significant experience in the drafting and negotiation of software licences, customer agreements, support and maintenance agreements,technology services agreements, reseller and distribution agreements with both private sector and government organisations.

Our lawyers are experienced in the provision of strategic legal advice for Australian and international businesses and commercial enterprises engaged in the provision of products and services in and throughout Australia. We regularly act for a range of commercial and corporate clients, ranging from small start up businesses engaged in the provision of retail products, to multinationals engaged in the provision of high tech telecommunications services. Whether you are running a small to medium local business involved in a commercial dispute, are in the process of buying or selling your business, or require legal advice relating to the negotiation and execution of a business contract, our Sydney business lawyers are able to provide tailored advice designed to fit your particular business circumstances.

A significant focus of Arnotts Lawyers is devoted to the management of commercial leases, retail leases, conveyancing and other property-related transactions. We regularly provide legal services to clients involved in the purchase and sale or real estate, the leasing of commercial property,and other property transactions. Peter Arnott, the principal of Arnotts Lawyers, has over 40 years of experience advising clients on conveyancing and property transactions.

Arnotts Lawyers have been taking instructions for wills, probate and powers of attorney for over 30 years, and more recently enduring guardians. A will is a most important document as it is the only time in your life that you may give away your assets to someone else for nothing.It is important that the intended beneficiaries actually receive the gift contained in the will. Wills need to be properly drafted and properly signed and witnessed. Otherwise, it may be that a deceased person’s wishes will not be carried out. We have had experience in disputes over wills and in particular, have been involved in Family Provisions Act matters. Our lawyers are able to assist executors who are defending claims made upon a deceased estate by disgruntled relatives or spouses. On the other hand, we are also able to assist clients who feel they have not received a fair division of estate assets.

INSURANCE LAW

Our Sydney lawyers have experience in advising clients engaged in disputes with insurance companies. We have experience prosecuting disputes in the District Court of New South Wales, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme

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INTERNET, DOMAIN NAME AND E-COMMERCE LAW

Alan Arnott, technology lawyer provides technology and telecommunications law advice to clients. Alan has qualifications in both law and computer science and regularly advises on internet law, domain name law and e-commerce law matters.

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ISP AND SATELLITE LAW

Internet Service Providers face a unique set of legal issues. Alan Arnott, technology lawyer at Arnotts Lawyers Jones Bay Wharf provides advice to internet service providers on a range of legal issues. Some examples of matters Alan has worked on fo

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PRODUCT LIABILITY

Product liability is an important area of law to be aware of, for all suppliers, manufacturers, importers, resellers and other relevant organisations. We have experience advising clients on consumer protection and product liability matters,

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PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE

Our Sydney lawyers have experience in providing advice to clients who have suffered loss and damage due to the negligence of professional service providers, such as accountants. For example, we have commenced district court proceedings

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REGULATORY ADVICE

Regulatory advice is a service that our lawyers provide to clients operating in a range of industries. We regularly are consulted to advise on the regulatory impact of our clients’ business plans and can provide strategic advice tailored to the

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RURAL LAND LAW

Property transactions involving farms and other rural land carry with it a discreet set of legal risks. Our lawyers have experience in advising and representing clients in rural land transactions.

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SOFTWARE LAW

We provide legal advice and representation to customers and suppliers of technology and telecommunications services. Some of our clients include software developers, smartphone application developers, internet services providers, distributors, whole

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