We are accredited specialists in Family Law, providing you with guidance and empathy for your situation to achieve a resolution quickly and fairly.


Expert strategies for all walks of life, to ensure your wishes are met in the event of death or incapacity.


Business Structuring advice, Succession Planning & Business set up for new and existing businesses.


Helping you during the difficult time of finalising a loved one’s estate & providing assistance when an estate is challenged.


Providing practical advice and support during the exciting time of buying, selling, or leasing your property.


 Assisting clients with practical advice and solutions, specialising in debt recovery, business disputes and litigation.


Advice on greater tax benefits and helping you manage your legal obligations in relation to your super.


Providing assistance and advice to help you get the best outcome possible for all employment law disputes.


Strata advice and legal assistance with dispute resolution, litigation, building defects and building management agreements.


We can offer your business a complete HR service that is personal, tailored to the needs of your business and backed by our comployment law expertise. 


Selling Property - Planning your move

In Part 6 of our guide to selling property, we take a look at planning your move and what you need to organise.

Purchasing Property - Planning your move

In Part 6 of our guide to buying property, we take a look at planning your move and what you need to organise.

Where to begin searching for a Will

What happens when a loved one passes away and you do not know whether a Will exists? We take a look at where to begin searching for a Will.

Selling Property - Discharge of Mortgage

A Discharge of Mortgage is a document confirming that the loan has been paid and that the property is released from the mortgage.


Thank you for your very friendly and professional help in getting all of our affairs sorted in such a short time. We are very glad we came to Southern Waters Legal, ad we’re really appreciative of the professional manner and advice with which we received.

- Wayne & Margaret, Estate Planning Client

I would like to convey the excellent professional service Southern Waters Legal has provided in dealing with my matter for more then 2 years. I would like to personally acknowledge and thank Taryn Cowan for her expertise, professionalism and commitment to my matter.

- Denise, Litigation Dispute client

Family law can be very daunting but Leona Bennett removed all the confusion of the ‘legal jargon’ and step by step walked me through the family court process. Leona made it simple and I always had a full understanding of what was happening and made clear decisions for the final outcome. Leona and her team were there for me, working their wisdom to always provide greater clarity and support.

- Cheryl, Family Law Client

Southern Waters Legal are professional and friendly from the first initial phone call and make you feel like no question is too silly to ask in relation to your matter and you don’t go away with more questions or not understanding what was happening. I would recommend Southern Water Legal to anyone needing to resolve a Family Law matter by a professional and friendly firm who care about their clients.

- Jennifer, Family Law client

Simon, Leona and all their staff dealt with my Estate Planning and Family Law matter in such a professional manner, I cannot thank them enough. The care and patience shown to me during the time of my matters was truly amazing! Again thank you all so much.

- Glen, Estate Planning & Family Law Client

I have been a client of Southern Waters Legal for a number of years now. It is at specific times in our life that you really value integrity and honesty in those you deal with. Simon and Leona and the team have helped me organise our affairs at a very tough time in my life, they have provided wise counsel, legal support and hand holding as I went through the sale of my family home and moving to new premises. I have received possibly the best financial advice that is reaping rewards for me now. Thank you to a wonderful team of professionals. Thank you

- Anne, Property Client


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