Acting on a range of commercial law and litigation matters and providing governance advice.



Advising government organisations, educational institutions and other public sector entities.



Helping small to medium enterprises so they can focus on running their businesses.



Assisting with conveyancing, wills, trusts, notarial services and family law.

Paul de Mestre, Principal

Who are we?

For more than 25 years, de Mestre and Company Solicitors has helped clients achieve their goals and objectives by delivering commercially practical and cost-effective legal solutions. Our clients come to us for a number of reasons including:

  • 1

    We take the time to understand each matter or issue.

  • 2

    Our legal team actions and closes each matter as quickly and economically as possible.

  • 3

    We are experts in property law, debt recovery, commercial litigation and governance issues.

  • 4

    Our team has qualifications in law, company secretarial practice and accounting.

  • 5

    We have offices centrally located in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

  • 6

    Our fees are competitive.

News & Insights

Minimising the risks of unpaid debts

Paul de Mestre, November 2017

To win a debt collection matter in Court, there are three boxes that must be ticked:

  • There should be an agreement, preferably in writing
  • Goods have been provided and there is proof of delivery or services rendered
  • An invoice has been issued that is in accordance with or that matches the agreement, and goods provided or services rendered.
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News & Insights

Caveat emptor – Tips for buyers in off the plan property purchases

Bruce Lum, Executive Lawyer, November 2017

Purchasing a property is a daunting experience for most people. With the large amount of development going on in and around Sydney at the moment, more properties are being sold off the plan adding a further layer of complexity to the transaction.

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