Proudly providing quality legal advice for over 150 years. As one of the longest continually operating law firms in Melbourne, Victoria, we have built a reputation of providing exceptional professional service based on a personalised, client-focused and efficient approach. Our passion for our clients has always remained central to what we do, with every solution being tailored specifically to the needs of our clients. We are a full service law firm, providing legal advice in Melbourne, for all aspects of life.

Our lawyers in Melbourne look forward to assisting you, every step of the way.



High Quality Service

Expertise & Experience

Friendly, Personalised, Prompt Service

Quality Care & Client Relationships

The experience you need.
The service you want.

Nevett Ford’s Melbourne lawyers are here for you. Whether you have a general question about the legal nature of your circumstance, or if you require representation a short notice, our lawyers have years of experience behind them so you can trust you are in safe hands. We have the knowledge and skillset to offer quality legal advice in Melbourne to meet your needs.


Corporate & Business

Litigation & Workplace Relations


Family & Relationships

Property & Conveyancing

Wills, Estate Planning & Deceased Estates

Not For Profit & Social Enterprise


David Stratton

is the Managing Director of the firm. In addition, David is an Accredited Specialist in Migration Law, an Associate Fellow of the Migration Institute of Australia and a registered Migration Agent.

Philip Brewin

leads the Litigation and Workplace Relations Law Practice Group for the firm and is an Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations.

Ryan Curtis-Griffiths

has expertise in all areas of Australian Immigration Law and policy and provides advice to our corporate clients and individual private clients on all matters related to Australian migration.

Stuart Wilson

has gained broad experience in property, business, corporate and finance matters under the tutelage of several accredited specialists in private practice for over 10 years.

Richard Hamilton

Richard leads the Family Law practice group. Richard appears in trials, mediations and procedural hearings regularly in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia to represent clients in respect of their family law matters on both financial and child related issues.


We are a highly experienced team of lawyers in Melbourne, with Accredited Specialists across different areas of law. We pride ourselves on a diverse range of skills and approaches to match the needs of all our clients in forming a lasting and trusted partnership. Whilst the expertise of our Melbourne law firm is varied and vast, we are all unified by a client-central approach from start to finish.


Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

"Friendly, professional service. Subject matter promptly dealt with. Will recommend them."

Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

"Ryan Curtis-Griffiths and Jacqui Azouz provided excellent legal work.  I am a lawyer in the United States so I expect a lot.  And I got it from Ryan and Jacqui.  They are knowledgeable, efficient and very easy to work with. I will use them whenever I have an opportunity. "

Professionalism, Quality

"My wife and I were very pleased with the rapid and professional service we received.  We had Jacqui Azouz handle our case and couldn't be happier with her knowledge and very diligent responses.  This was the second time we have used Nevett Ford and we will certainly be using this firm again if the need arises."

Professionalism, Responsiveness, Value

"I cannot find any words to describe the professionalism of thos firm. Everyone from the reception to financial services and not to say Mae who helped out was absolutely amazing. I had Richard Hamilton who was definitely someone I will always have to represent me if I need any further help. Keep up the fantastic work 👏  "

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    Nevett Ford Melbourne Pty Ltd

    ABN: 144 697 790

    Level 16, South Tower, Rialto Building, 525 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000