Lawyers in Sydney
Lawyers in SydneyUpdated on Friday 14th May 2021
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Whether you are a natural person or a legal entity, our team of lawyers in Sydney are ready to provide you with legal assistance and legal representation in this city. Our services cover numerous legal aspects, from legal matters addressed to natural persons (relocating in Sydney, applying for a visa, getting married here, inherit a property or other assets pertaining to inheritance law) to matters solely addressed to corporate structures.
Our Australian lawyers can provide legal services created for corporate entities, such as: legal assistance on the steps applicable when opening a company here, advice on the accounting regulations companies have to follow, tax registration and tax compliance, obtaining business permits and licenses, registering with the local authorities and others.
Companies located in Sydney can easily address to our law firm in Australia if they are involved in litigation cases or if they must recover a debt. Our team of lawyers in Sydney can also provide their services to those who need to liquidate a company and we can also represent investors in mergers and acquisitions procedures.
Assistance in opening a company in Sydney
Investors who want to register a company in Sydney will have to choose one of the legal entities that best suits their business interests. One can register a public limited company or a private limited company, but partnerships are also available. In the case in which a foreign company wants to expand on the local market, there is the possibility of opening a branch office or a representative office, and our lawyers in Sydney can offer in-depth information on the characteristics of these structures.
The process of registering a local company is complex, but a legal entity can be registered in only few days if all the company documents are prepared as requested by the law. Some of the registration steps are completed with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission, where an investor can register a business name and start the basic incorporation steps.
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How many lawyers are in Australia?
Sydney is one of the largest cities in Australia and this is why the largest number of lawyers and law firms can be found here. Although the number of lawyers in Sydney is not very well defined, the latest statistics with regards to this profession show an increasing interest in becoming a lawyer or a law specialist in the last few years, at a national level, as follows:
- • in 2011, there were a total of 57,580 lawyers in Australia;
- • in 2014, the number of lawyers in Sydney and the lawyers at a national level increased at 66,210 persons;
- • in 2014, the largest share of lawyers was in New South Wales (where Sydney is located), accounting for 41,6% of all the attorneys;
- • Victoria accounted for 24,5% of all the lawyers, and Queensland for 15,7% in 2016;
- • in 2016, the total number of Australian lawyers reached 71,510 persons;
- • in 2018, there were even more law specialists, reaching a total of 76,300 persons.
How can our lawyers in Sydney assist in debt collection cases?
Those who are involved in debt collection cases can easily reach out to our team of Australian lawyers for legal assistance and advice on the procedures imposed for the recovery of a debt. This can be applied in the case of businesses or natural persons who have not paid their outstanding debts in a given amount of time.
When the debtor is a natural person, the regulations of the Australian Consumer Law will be applied. In Australia, a debt collector has to respect specific rules and one of them is that the collector (who can be one of our Australian lawyers) can’t disclose the personal information of a person who has to pay a debt without the consent of the respective person.
How can our law firm in Australia help in obtaining business permits?
Persons who want to open a business in Sydney will need to take additional measures after registering a local legal entity with the local institutions. One of the requirements that can be imposed to the owner of a newly founded business is to obtain specific business permits and licenses, which can be necessary depending on the business activity developed here.
Thus, you can rely on the assistance of our lawyers in Sydney, who can advise on what types of documents might be necessary in this particular case. Online businesses may require business for online retailing, businesses operating in the hospitality industry will need licenses for handling and selling food and so on. For more details, you can always rely on the legal services of our team of lawyers in Sydney, which are designed for the needs of each of our clients.