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Melbourne’s Leading Business Sales & Acquisition Lawyers

As one of the longest continually operating law firms in Melbourne, Victoria, for over 150 years, Nevett Ford has built a reputation of providing exceptional professional service based on a personalised, client-focused and efficient approach. 

As a full-service firm, our expert team of Mergers and Acquisitions lawyers are ready to support you and your business with navigating milestone commercial transactions.

Our Expertise

As M&A experts, our team at Nevett Ford rcognises that every transaction is unique and we tailor our service to meet the specific requirements of each deal.

Nevert Ford supports our clients with personalised advice regarding:

  • Pre-Sale Documentation
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Share and Assets Sales
  • Sales Agreements
  • Non-disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Joint Ventures
  • Shareholder and Management Buyouts
  • Foreign Investment Approvals
  • Corporate Governance and Due Diligence

We look to make your transaction more streamlined and efficient for every deals.

Why Choose
Nevett Ford

Over 150 Years Of Experience

Our team is backed by decades of experience and in a wide range of service areas.


Personalised, Tailored Service

Our lawyers will accommodate to your needs, instead of a one-size-fits-all approach.


We Speak Your Language

We are able to provide written and oral advice in multiple languages of Mandarin, Malay or Cantonese.


Fast Responses

We understand the urgency of your business enquiries. We maximise efficiency and minimise delays by communicating with our clients on their terms and in a manner that suits them.

Initial Fixed Cost Consultations

Our team is dedicated to providing transparent, streamlined and affordable advice.

Nevett Ford Is A Member Of The Following:

Meet our team of experts

Peter Lumb

Position: Associate Director

Practice Area: Commercial Law, Wills and Estate Planning and Probate Law

Education and Qualifications: LLB, University of Melbourne

Area of Expertise: Commercial and Corporate Law, Property Law, Wills and estate planning

Professional Memberships: Law Institute of Victoria, Law Australasia

Andrew Lumb

Position: Special Counsel

Practice Area: Commercial and Property Law, Wills and Estates and Probate Law

Education and Qualifications: LLB, University of Melbourne, BA, University of Melbourne

Area of Expertise: Property Law, Commercial Law and Corporate Law.

Professional Memberships: Law Institute of Victoria, Member of the Construction Material Processors Association.
Andrew is a senior member of the Commercial Law practice group.

Stuart Wilson

Position: Director

Practice Area: Commercial and Property Law

Education & Qualifications: Accredited Specialist – Commercial Law.  Master of Laws (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Laws (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland) and Graduate Certificate in Project Management (University of South Australia).

Nathan Xu

Position: Senior Lawyer

Practice Area: Property & Commercial Law

Education & Qualifications: LLB, University of Tasmania, Bachelor of Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, University of Tasmania, Graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon

Professional Memberships: Law Institute of Victoria, Australian Defence Force


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