FAL Lawyers Melbourne & Canberra
Creating value for our clients, our people, and the community
FAL Lawyers specialise in many fields of commercial law including Technology, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Commercial, Insolvency and Not-for-Profits
FAL Lawyers are a dedicated team of lawyers proudly serving direct, pragmatic and client focused outcomes to corporate, not-for-profit and government clients.
We are recognised as the leading legal experts in research and technology commercialisation. We support innovation, and have partnered with a diverse array of organisations to help them turn their life-changing inventions into a commercial reality
Like many of our clients, we believe in the power of translating complex ideas and information into accessible, end-user driven results. Our passion for the law is balanced with our determination to develop an in-depth understanding of our clients, their needs and the industries within which they operate.
We have over 20 years of experience in many fields of law including:
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The FAL Approach
We pride ourselves on offering more than just legal advice. Our mission is to add value to your organisation. We are strategic advisors, who develop deep and long-lasting relationships with our clients, guiding them, through a full range of practice areas. Including corporate, commercial, technology and related legal issues.
Jenni Lightowlers – IAM Global Leaders 2022
We’d like to congratulate one of our partners, Jenni Lightowlers, on being awarded as a 2022 Global Leader by IAM Media.
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Delivering exceptional people and relationships
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We have acted for a builder involved with numerous church groups in a joint venture to build social housing on church land in New South Wales. The project involves numerous sites and has required extensive contract negotiations with various church groups. The overall solution has involved an understanding of construction law as well as how it applies to this varying not for profit structures.
Social Housing Project
Scientific Research Collaboration
Overseas Charity to Build Schools in Kenya and Cambodia
Security of Payment Act Adjudication Application
World-leading research collaboration
Medical Clinic Charity with Substantial Initial Funding
Victorian Government Agency
Sharni Layton Sports Academy
Medical Cannabinoid Technology
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Community Based Charities
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Firstly, supported by decades of industry-leading experience in technology commercialisation, FAL IP delivers high quality, timely and commercially-minded intellectual property services.
Additionally, as a boutique Australian provider based in Melbourne and Canberra, FAL IP has the flexibility to tailor its intellectual property services to each client. Therefore, we understand that providing the right advice requires an in-depth understanding of not just intellectual property law, but what intellectual property our clients possess or require and how this may (or may not) fit with their commercial objectives.