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Source Legal

No unexpected charges. Just outstanding legal support.

In-house style legal services at an agreed price

Whether you want to have an on-tap legal team to meet all your ongoing business needs, or want to supplement your existing in-house resource, or you just need advice, Source Legal can help.

GET THE LEGAL SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS

“Having a fixed monthly fee has evolved in our brain over time – it just makes sense. With Source, we essentially have an in-house legal team, and this has proven to be very powerful, particularly with urgent deadlines. For us, the biggest win with Source is the flexibility and the expedience of their speedy turnaround for advice and contract reviews.”

Brendan Green, CEO, GCG

Read how Source supports businesses like yours

Legal services for every business

Contracts

Improve your contracts with customers, suppliers, partners and others. We review, draft and negotiate contracts of all types, including those for supply of goods, provision of services, construction, IT, distribution, agency and consultancy.

Our services include:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating all types of contracts, including:
    • contracts for supply of goods and provision of services;
    • construction contracts and subcontracts;
    • distribution and agency agreements;
    • consultancy, confidentiality and intellectual property licence agreements;
  • Advising on all consumer and competition law;
  • Reviewing and negotiating property leases;
  • Implementing training and compliance programs in areas such as contract law, competition law and anti-bribery law.

Employment law

Build a stronger workplace. Source Legal provides advice across the full spectrum of employment issues, from contracts and enterprise agreements through to dispute resolution and matters arising from transfers and restructuring. We manage termination, adverse action and post-employment-restriction matters.

Our services include:

  • Advising on all areas of employment law, including:
    • termination of employment, redundancies and unfair dismissal;
    • adverse action;
    • post-employment restrictions, confidentiality obligations and fiduciary duties;
    • awards and enterprise agreements;
  • Drafting employment contracts, enterprise agreements, policies and procedures;
  • Advising on employment matters resulting from restructuring and transfer of business;
  • Conducting employment-related litigation and dispute resolution.

Dispute resolution

Put yourself in the strongest possible position. Source Legal advises clients on resolving claims and disputes, and facilitates and conducts dispute resolution. We also manage litigation in areas such as contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and debt recovery.

Our services include:

  • Advising on and resolving legal claims and disputes;
  • Facilitating and conducting dispute resolution through mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods;
  • Managing litigation in a wide range of areas, including contractual disputes, misrepresentation claims, shareholder disputes, debt recovery and statutory demands.

Corporate law

Get the fundamentals right for your business. We draft, review and negotiate all types of corporate agreements and provide advice on incorporation and compliance with the relevant Acts. As your company matures, we advise on mergers and acquisitions and share and option schemes.

Our services include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating shareholders’, partnership and joint venture agreements;
  • Advising on mergers, acquisitions and divestments of shares or assets;
  • Implementing employee share and option schemes;
  • Advising on compliance with the Corporations Act and ASX listing rules;
  • Company incorporations;
  • Company secretarial services, including:
    • Handling all statutory obligations, including reporting to ASIC;
    • Maintaining corporate registers;
    • Conducting board and shareholders’ meetings.

Meet Our Legal Team

Stanislav Roth

Founder and managing director

Stanislav is the founder and managing director of Source. An innovative thinker, exceptional commercial lawyer and pioneer in the legal industry, Stanislav leads the Source team and continues to evolve Source into a market leader.

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Sean Melbourne

Director and head of employment law

Sean is a director of Source and the head of employment law. Sean has 18 years’ experience advising employers on all aspects of employment law. He is known for his commercially astute advice and much loved down-to-earth style.

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Fiona Yiend

Senior commercial lawyer

Fiona is an experienced senior lawyer and company secretary, with expertise spanning contract law, construction law, dispute resolution, corporate law and governance, including compliance with the ASX Listing Rules.

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Dawn Carey

Senior corporate lawyer

Dawn heads Source’s corporate law practice and advises clients on business acquisitions and disposals, capital raisings, shareholders’ agreements, corporate governance and compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 and the ASX Listing Rules.

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Trish Ryan

Senior employment lawyer

Trish is a senior employment lawyer with deep experience in all aspects of the employment relationship as well as conducting workplace investigations for clients. Trish also has extensive knowledge and experience in commercial law, working with clients across a broad range of sectors.

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Amelie Bergeron

Senior commercial lawyer

Amelie is a senior corporate lawyer, whose areas of expertise include contract law, intellectual property licensing and international law. A native French speaker, Amelie advises clients in the equipment supply, services, construction, manufacturing and energy industries.

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Mark Sarakis

Senior commercial lawyer

Mark has extensive experience as a senior in-house lawyer in the construction and engineering industries. With deep expertise in engineering, contract and procurement law, as well as insurance and intellectual property, Mark supports clients with complex transactions and projects.

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Michael Cole

Michael Cole

Senior employment lawyer

Michael is an employment and safety law expert with extensive experience advising and representing employers in all areas of employment, industrial relations, and safety law.

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Elena Nelyubina

Commercial lawyer

Elena is a commercial lawyer with expertise in contract law and privacy, with a focus on IT and recruitment. A native Russian speaker, Elena also has experience with government procurement tenders and contracts, and tender management.

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Eduard Barskyi

Junior lawyer

Eduard is a junior lawyer who supports our broader legal team in a wide range of areas, including contracts, disputes and corporate law.

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