You will deal with the same experienced lawyer throughout your matter, reducing costs and increasing efficiency through continuity of service. We are centrally located in the heart of South Yarra. We have years of experience in the fields of dispute resolution, both commercial and relationship disputes, and we are experienced in running significant trials across all jurisdictions.

Deal with the one experienced lawyer throughout your matter

Our Services

Business and Commercial Law

We have worked closely with clients ranging from start-ups to SME’s in setting up and navigating their business operations. 

Divorce & Family Law

We can provide you with the advice and assitance to ensure your interests are protected through what is often a vvery difficult period of transformation.

Dispute Resolution

We have extensive experience in resolving business and personal disputes for clients expeditiously and with minimal fuss.

Insolvency & Debt Recovery Law

We ably assist you to recover outstanding debts or to defend claims brought by liquidators or trustees-in-bankruptcy.

Contesting a Will

We can commence or defend a Testator’s Family Maintenance Claim on your behalf. Mediation of these disputes often resolves them without the expense of Court action.

Wills, Deceased Estates & Probate

We have experience in relation to Preparation of Wills, Probate documents and Powers of Attorney, as well as in the administration of deceased estates.

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Our Client Testimonials 

James is amazingly helpful and understanding! Highly recommend.

Kristi P

I was very happy with the service Matthies Lawyers provided for our Wills and Estate planning. James was extremely helpful and gave sound advice, making it a simple and straight forward process. I would definitely recommend their services.

Georgia Winspear

We were so impressed with James’s professionalism and responsiveness that we’ve committed to making him our family lawyer. He made the process of making our wills very easy and was more than happy to explain his reasoning every step of the way. Thank you, James.

Dr Phil Jaksa MBBS, BMSc ANU, MPsy Melb

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Advanced Trainee

You wouldn’t think that in life you would get into a legal battle with someone you trust and consider family….. but we did! we were supported by James and the team at Matthies due to an extremely sour business venture that went wrong. I cannot praise James and the team enough, of course when something so distressing is occurring in your life, like what we encountered you want reassurance you have a team who will back you, James did this for us! Thank you James & the team at Matthies.

Dan Quayle

I can’t begin to explain how much I was helped by James during my divorce. I feel he went far above and beyond what was expected and would recommend them to anyone.

Simon Fleming