I have been a lawyer since 1973 and practise under the business name JOHN O'BRIEN ASSOCIATES. I am a member of the Law Institute of Victoria. I have extensive lived experience in the law as it affects ordinary people. During a lifetime in legal practice, I have the knowledge, skills, and ability to identify critical legal issues in most situations quickly. I have the maturity and life experience to advise my clients about their legal position within a context of common sense and commercial reality. I conduct a small, friendly, and accessible legal practice and provide legal advice and services relating to a wide range of common and uncommon private client matters.
IF YOU TELEPHONE ME, I WILL ALWAYS ANSWER YOUR CALL MYSELF, UNLESS I AM IN COURT OR ENGAGED WITH ANOTHER CLIENT. ALL CONVERSATION WITH ME BY TELEPHONE OR IN-PERSON, REGARDLESS OF THEIR COMPLEXITY OR LENGTH, ARE FREE OF CHARGE.
ANY LEGAL SERVICE I UNDERTAKE FOR YOU WILL BE AT AN AGREED, FIXED AND UNCHANGING COST, AND THIS WILL BE SET DOWN IN WRITING AS REQUIRED BY THE LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW (VICTORIA).