Cornerstone Lawyers is a boutique law firm serving its clientele who are based throughout greater metropolitan Melbourne and parts of the Asia-Pacific.
We aim to provide a professional yet personalised legal service and are able to deliver it fluently in English, Mandarin and a number of other Chinese dialects.
We are here to provide you with the best service possible and you can be confident that we will accomplish the best possible outcome for you.
We have the knowledge and experience to meet and exceed your expectations and offer a variety of services customized to fit your specific needs.
Learn more about a few of the services that we offer:
Pre-purchase contract review
Preparation of contracts of sale and section 32 statement
Property settlements (acting for purchaser or vendor)
Off-the-plan developments and advice to purchase
Application for Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) consent
Various planning and sub-division issues
Application for stamp duty concessions for first home owners and owner-occupiers
Wills and Estates / Succession Planning
Wills, probate and estate administration
Testamentary trust wills
Disability trust wills
Letters of administration
Powers of attorney and guardianship
Trust establishment and administration
Purchasing or selling a business
Retail and commercial leases
Partnerships, company and joint Venture agreements
De Facto relationship matters
Binding financial agreements
Property and financial settlements
Peter graduated from Monash University with a Masters of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Master of Business Administration, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Peter has a varied working background and it provides him with a keen insight to generating effective commercial and positive legal outcome for his clients, both situated locally and those from overseas. Peter was previously the principal of a law firm which was part of a multi-disciplinary financial group of companies.
Peter also volunteers his time for pro-bono work with the Salvation Army during their Community Wills Day.
Jeffrey graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law and a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Leicester.
Jeffrey's legal background traverse from legal practice to senior corporate counsel roles with expertise across various areas ranging from corporate commercial matters to media broadcasting, intellectual property licensing to information and data technology.
Jeffrey is an Australian Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria, a Barrister at Law in England and Wales and an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.
Ping graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting & Finance with Computing.
Ping has a background in banking and a wealth of experience in handling property conveyancing files. She works hard for clients to ensure that their purchase or sale of the property runs smoothly from contract to settlement. Ping is also a certified PEXA user which ensures that our clients are assured of accuracy and precision in the conveyancing process.
Her fluency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese comes in handy especially when helping clients to navigate through the conveyancing system.
Ping generally assists her team and provides essential back-end support to ensure the firm’s operation continues to run efficiently.
“Many thanks to Jeff and Peter and was glad we have managed to come to this final stage. Thanks again for your great help.”
T from Southbank
“Thanks for all the professional work. It is great to have you guys being such a professional team for helping me with the settlement, it makes my settlement much easier and was efficiently carried out.
Once again thanks for all the great work, I will contact you guys soon once I confirm to sell my other property.”
C from Narre Warren South
“Thanks so much Peter and Ping for your wealth of knowledge and assistance through the documentation/purchasing process.
We appreciate both Ping and your help through this time and definitely will be recommending you to our friends who will be looking to purchase in the future…… or even ourselves for our future purchases!”
L from Bayswater
“Thank you for your excellent services in helping us with our first property in Australia. I will have no qualms in recommending you guys to my friends and colleagues.”
T from Wantirna South
“Thank you so very much for your assistance on this. This whole process was made less stressful and less anxious with your advice and your expertise. For that I am truly grateful. With you taking care of the legal side of things, I was able to focus my efforts towards preparation of moving.
Some of my friends have told me that buying their first home was very stressful and I suspect that it’s probably because they don't have the right solicitors to provide the right advice and assistance.
I will definitely be recommending you to anyone I speak to who is looking to purchase their new home. Once again, thank you.”
M from Bell Park
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