Expert commercial legal advice to protect you and your business

Commercial Lawyers South Yarra

The Right Advice for the Right Results

At Melville Lawyers, we believe that the law is ultimately about people. Behind the technical legal matters of every transaction lie personal relationships; some are with people you love, and some with people you may not. We’re here to help you negotiate them all. Situated in South Yarra, our firm has built a reputation for delivering top class commercial legal services that put people first and achieve the best outcomes. We have considerable expertise in business transactions, commercial and residential conveyancing and will take the stress out of your family situation by making sure your will, estate planning and powers of attorney are in order.

We listen

We believe the law is ultimately about people, which is why we take the time to listen to your needs, understand your situation and provide effective, affordable and efficient legal services. 

We Advise

As a trusted legal advisor, we conduct all due diligence and tailor solutions suited to your needs. From beginning to end, we ensure you are provided with the right advice for the right results.

We Protect

Our core purpose is to deliver expert knowledge and high-quality commercial law services that protect your finances, assets, family and future while delivering an excellent experience. 

Tony Melville, Principal of Melville Lawyers

Experience Matters

Melville Lawyers Founder and Principal, Tony Melville, is a leading commercial lawyer in South Yarra. Continuing a long family legacy of law practice, Tony worked as a senior solicitor and partner in a city law firm for 25 years prior to the establishment of Melville Lawyers in 2009. With a passion for commercial law, Tony provides clients with big-firm expertise and experience but on a personal level.

Tony specialises in legal processes, contracts and documentation in complex business acquisitions and mergers, including all property based transactions. His astute legal skills also see him advising on estate planning, wills, and probate matters.

Meet Tony

Tony has a saying; “It’s essential to understand not only what IS in the contracts, but also what ISN’T”. Decades of experience as one of Melbourne’s most respected commercial lawyers means you can rest assured that you are in safe hands. Click on this video to learn more about Tony’s friendly, no nonsense approach and commercial law expertise.

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Why Choose Us

Personalised service wtih large firm expertise

At Melville Lawyers, we are focused on efficiency, value for money and above all, you.

We offer:

Commercial Law Experts, Advocates For You

We put people first

Our dedication to putting people first is at the heart of everything we do. We know that your time and resources are valuable, which is why we strive to provide you with affordable, efficient and effective legal solutions that don’t compromise on quality or service. For expert commercial law services that advocate for you, contact Melville Lawyers today.


Thorough, prompt and responsive with an eye for pragmatism – that’s Melville Lawyers

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