We are business lawyers offering:

Small to medium sized enterprises practical commercial advice delivered promptly by lawyers who are accessible to you.

Family businesses an understanding of your business needs and your personal priorities without losing sight of protecting your legal position.

All businesses advice in the crucial stages of setting up a business and selecting the right structure, growing it through acquisitions and restructures and retiring from the business, whether by selling or handing it over to the next generation.

Private clients personal services in those areas that are of utmost importance when buying your home or investment property, making your will or dealing with a death in the family.

Consultancy services to accountants, lawyers and financial advisers by lawyers that respect your client relationships.

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Who are the people that work at Sydney Business Lawyers?

Damian Scroope


Damian was admitted in 1987. He has degrees in Law and Commerce (Accounting/Finance) from the University of NSW and is an accredited specialist in Business Law. Damian works in the Business Law area, specialising in Business Contracts, Business Structures, Business Purchases and Sales, Transaction Taxes, Business Entity Taxes, Estate Planning and Wills & Property Law.

Email: damian@sydneybl.com.au

Jim Sikiotis

Special Counsel

Jim was admitted to practice in 1999. He has degrees in Law (University of Technology, Sydney), Arts and a Diploma in Education (University of Sydney). He specialises in Finance, Property, Personal Property Security Law, Wills and Estate Planning.

Email: jim@sydneybl.com.au

Francine Hendriks

Special Counsel

Francine was admitted in 2000. She has degrees in Science (University of New England) and a Diploma in Law (Legal Profession Admission Board). Francine has experience acting for private clients and small to medium sized businesses. Her specialities are Estate Planning and Wills, Disputes and Estate Litigation.

Email: francine@sydneybl.com.au

William Harris


Will was admitted to practice in 2021 he has Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Commerce degrees from University of Wollongong.  He is involved in Estate Planning, Business Transactions and Property work.  Before commencing his career in law he worked for 6 years with Athletes Foot – he has never met a foot he could not fit. 

Email: will@sydneybl.com.au

Tricia Shales


Tricia has worked solely in the provision of legal services to small to medium sized businesses, most recently for the ANZ bank. Whatever the job, Tricia’s commitment is the delivery of the best result and an affordable outcome.

Email: tricia@sydneybl.com.au