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About Westbourne Legal

 

The name Westbourne was inspired by Westbourne Woods which was established by Thomas Weston as an experimental planting area in 1913 and covered 120 hectares (300 acres). The name of the woods come from Walter Burley Griffin's original name for the area, Westbourne.

 

Westbourne Legal continues the tradition as a local and trusted legal advisor.  We have been representing the people of Yarralumla, the greater inner south and Canberra generally for over 20 years.  Sure there have been a couple of name changes and an ownership change but what has not changed is that we are local.

At Westbourne, we are with you on your legal journey.  We aim to take the legal stress out of your engagement with us.  If we may be bold, you have the passion; so let us do the worrying for you; let us protect your interests.

Wills and Estate Planning, Estate Administration

 

Our Wills and Estate Planning team have helped our clients with a number of estate matters in the ACT and NSW, including:
•    Advance Care Directives
•    Asset Protection and Estate Planning
•    Contesting a Will
•    Enduring Power of Attorney 
•    General Power of Attorney 
•    Guardianship
•    Probate and Estate Administration
•    Will Drafting including Testamentary Trusts and Protective Trusts

 

 

Contracts and Leasing

Our commercial law team have helped our clients with a number of commercial matters including:
•    Business structures and related agreements (e.g. Shareholders, Partnership)
•    Business Succession Agreements
•    Confidentiality Agreements
•    Credit/debtor Advice
•    Director’s Duties
•    Employment Contracts
•    Insolvencies
•    Joint Venture Agreements
•    Leases
•    Licence Agreements
•    Loan agreements
•    Mortgages and Guarantees
•    Power of Attorney
•    Sale of Business Agreements
•    Subcontractor Agreements
•    Supply and Distribution Agreements
•    Trust Deeds

 
 

Dispute Resolution

Our dispute resolution team has helped our clients prosecute and defend a number of disputed matters in the ACT and NSW, including:

•    Breach of contract / agreements
•    Competition and trade practices litigation
•    Commercial disputes
•    Construction disputes
•    Consumer protection
•    Debts and money claims including insolvency and debt litigation
•    Defamation
•    Directors and officers disputes
•    Leasing and property disputes
•    Will and estate administration disputes