GET TO KNOW US
Boutique Legal has been providing legal services since 2011 to all areas of Melbourne and regional Victoria. We can also provide legal services to other states in Australia by request.
We provide a variety of legal services to clients that vary from individuals to companies, trusts and self managed superannuation funds. We pride ourselves in offering a personalised and friendly service.
As we work from a variety of locations, we prefer to hold our first appointment by video conference. We can meet face to face, by request, at meeting locations all over Melbourne.
Trent Harris – Principal Solicitor
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)\Bachelor of Business in Accounting
Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Trent studied law and accounting at Victoria University of Technology. He undertook his articles in a Melbourne firm before establishing a jointly owned practice in Doncaster in 2007. In August 2011 Trent established Boutique Legal. He has over 13 years experience in a variety of areas of law including but not limited to Deceased Estates, Wills, Powers of attorney, Superannuation, Conveyancing, Litigation and Business/Commercial Law.
Jana Harris – Paralegal\Conveyancer
Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice\Bachelor of Arts
Jana studied law and arts at Flinders University in South Australia. In July 2012, Jana joined Boutique Legal. Jana currently attends to all conveyancing and paralegal matters under the supervision of Trent.
We’ve been practising in conveyancing for over 10 years. We are experienced in all types of conveyancing matters including subdivisions, off the plan sales/purchases, development agreements, mortgages, caveat and easement issues. We utilise PEXA (Property Exchange Australia) for all e-conveyancing matters and SPEAR for all subdivisions and other related SPEAR lodgements.
We attend to all aspects of Leases from Retail to Commercial, Renewal of Leases, Transfer/Assignment of Leases, Variation to Leases and breaches/termination of Leases.
WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY
We can provide various types of estate planning solutions for all types of clients. We deal with all aspects of estate planning including standard Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Appointment of Medical Treatment Decision Makers, Lapsing and Non Lapsing Binding Death Benefit Nominations, Complex Testamentary Wills and succession planning for Businesses, Trusts, Companies and SMSFs.
We have experience in deceased estate matters including attending to Probate and Letters of Administration, commencing and defending Testator Family Maintenance Claims and administering Deceased Estates.
We provide advice and assistance with litigation\dispute resolution matters including engaging in mediation, negotiation and attending VCAT and all Victorian Courts. We endeavour to take a commercial approach when assisting clients with litigation matters.
We have extensive experience in assisting with Land Tax, Stamp Duty and other Revenue\Tax matters.
We advise regularly on Corporate Law matters including Sales/Purchases of businesses, Franchise Agreements, Distribution/Supply Agreements and other Commercial Agreements.
We have extensive knowledge with SMSFs and have assisted clients with SMSF related transactions since 2011.