James Chong Lawyers specialises in property and commercial matters and has a large property and business settlement practice where James Chong Lawyers’ professional staff are fluent in the Chinese and Vietnamese dialects.

James Chong Lawyers also has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating leases, franchises, apartment, and subdivision sales contracts.

James Chong Lawyers’ services include negotiation, drafting, and providing advice in respect of:

  • Contracts for Property and Business Sales
  • Lease and Franchise Documents
  • Litigation matters
  • Builders’ disputes
  • Family Trusts and Unit Trusts
  • Debt Recovery
  • Loan Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Partnerships
  • Wills and Estate Planning, probate applications
  • Insolvency
  • Company Restructures
  • Funding and Security Documents
  • Trade Mark Applications
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Industrial Relations – Employee or Employer claims
  • Migration

James Chong Lawyers’ property settlement practitioners are very experienced some having been advising James Chong Lawyers’ clients, and completing property and business settlements, for over 20 years.

James Chong Lawyers is renowned for its expertise in this field, having acted for clients in substantial land subdivisions, apartment developments, and office towers developments.

James Chong Lawyers also has very experienced and highly regarded residential property conveyancing practitioners, supervised by James Chong Lawyers’ senior property lawyers, whilst James Chong Lawyers’ rates are charged at the settlement agent scale rates.

James Chong Lawyers’ litigation and dispute resolution practitioners have extensive experience and involvement in litigation, having appeared before the various State and Federal courts and Tribunals including the Magistrates, District, Supreme, Federal Circuit and Federal Courts, the State Administrative Tribunals, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Fair Work Commission, and the Industrial Relations Commission.

James Chong Lawyers’ experienced litigation practitioners deal with a broad spectrum of legal matters including commercial litigation such as commercial and leasing disputes, franchising disputes, contract disputes, corporations, industrial relations matters, property litigation, defamation, building disputes, intellectual property and local government law, trade practices and consumer law, personal injuries and workers’ compensation, and criminal matters.

James Chong Lawyers is focused on protecting and enforcing its clients’ rights both at law and in equity whilst striving to achieve the best outcome for its clients.

James Chong Lawyers has the advantage of having an experienced practitioner as the firm’s in-house General Counsel which allows James Chong Lawyers to provide its clients timely and cost effective advice without the need in general to brief external counsel.

James Chong Lawyers has a substantial fund of experience in the various areas of intellectual property including copyright and moral rights generally, trademarks and designs, and passing off.

James Chong Lawyers’ experience in the field of intellectual property includes the preparation of documentation to convey intellectual property and the conduct of litigation where the infringement of intellectual property rights is at issue.

James Chong Lawyers specialises in leasing, franchising, and various commercial transactions. James Chong Lawyers has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating share purchase agreements and transactions, joint venture agreements, and partnership agreements. James Chong Lawyers’ expertise in the preparation of commercial documentation allows it to offer its clients the comfort and benefit of fixed cost pricing.

James Chong Lawyers is a commercial practice dealing daily with a wide range of commercial matters. It is focused on balancing the assertion and protection of its clients’ rights whilst achieving for its clients the best commercial outcome.

James Chong Lawyers’ commercial practitioners have extensive experience in property leasing work. James Chong Lawyers’ clients includes the owners of Shafto Lane, the Mantra Hotel 900 Hay Street, Perth, the Office and Retail Tower at 256 St. George’s Terrace, Perth, and a number of metropolitan shopping centres such as Phoenix Shopping Centre, Altone Shopping Centre, High Wycombe Shopping Centre, Kelmscott Shopping Centre, City Beach Shopping Centre, Wangara Gate, Beckingham Shopping Centre, and Ocean Reef Shopping Centre.

James Chong Lawyers is experienced in the preparation of property and securitisation documentation, having acted for the Bank of Queensland (Morley) and the Royal Bank of Canada.

James Chong Lawyers advises on builder’s disputes and construction matters generally.

James Chong Lawyers can conduct litigation before the Building Commission and the courts on issues concerning disputes between owners and contractors, developers, tradesmen and statutory authorities, arising from delays, price and plan variations, non-payment, copyright infringement, and infringement of local authority regulations.

James Chong Lawyers is experienced in the application of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 and the regulations thereto and can facilitate arbitration and mediation in building disputes generally.

James Chong Lawyers advises on personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accident, work related injury, criminal injury, and injury from negligent risks in public places.

James Chong Lawyers will conduct litigation arising from claims of physical and psychological injury in which damages are at issue to compensate for pecuniary and non-pecuniary losses.

James Chong Lawyers is experienced in the marshalling of expert medical and other technical evidence for the handling and settlement of personal injury claims.

James Chong Lawyers will represent and guide its clients through the clients’ difficult times in relation to various family court issues including divorce, division of assets, and children’s issues. James Chong Lawyers’ experience includes representing its clients (including appearing as counsel at trial), in respect of divorce proceedings, child custody disputes, property disputes, restraints and restraining orders, and injunctions. James Chong Lawyers also prepares and provides advice in regard to Binding Financial Agreements, whether before, during, or, after, the relationship.

James Chong Lawyers’ Family Law practitioners are experienced in representing clients in the Family Courts.

With James Chong Lawyers’ experience of representing clients in family law related matters, James Chong Lawyers is confident that it can assist its clients through the difficult times as well as offering and providing complementary commercial, conveyancing and corporate restructure advice as may be required.

James Chong Lawyers specialises in advising its clients as to Business Skills Visas, General Skills Visas, Employment Nomination Schemes, Partner (Spouse) Visas and various other visas.

James Chong Lawyers is extensively involved in visa refusal appeal applications and cancellation of visa appeal matters. James Chong Lawyers is able to represent its clients at hearings before the Migration Review Tribunal, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and the Federal Court of Australia in relation to immigration issues.

Denning Chong has been a Registered Migration Agent for over 9 years and is a Member of the Migration Institute of Australia. His Migration Agents Registration Number is 0209929.

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