Legal Services

Hinterland Legal provides specialist Intellectual Property (IP) and trademark legal expertise and offers plain-talking advice and strategies for private clients, companies and global brands.

Melissa can also provide you with high quality advice in other legal areas, like commercial, business law, contracts, litigation, property, employment, wills and conveyancing.

Melissa can assist you and your business in all the following areas:

Intellectual Property:

Melissa specialises in many areas of intellectual property law, including IT, Trademarks, Business and Domain Names, Copyright, Designs, Patents and Software issues. The early assistance of an IP lawyer like Melissa can make the difference in ensuring your intellectual property and commercial interests are well protected.

Business and Commercial:

  • Contracts
  • Business Dispute Support and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Boardroom and Shareholder Agreements
  • Product liability
  • Trade Practices
  • Misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Employment agreements and industrial relations


Hinterland Legal deals with the full range of legal disputes and proceedings including contract, commercial litigation, property and leasing, debt recovery, negligence actions and administrative law, trademark and copyright disputes, wills and estates, criminal compensation, Indigenous land claims and other civil rights issues.


We offer legal services in property law, including conveyancing, leasing, rights of way, boundary adjustments, subdivisions, land ownership models, heritage and planning law and native title. We aim to keep the clients’ costs throughout the property matter as low as possible, while ensuring that all risks are fully identified.

Wills and Estates:

Hinterland Legal will work with you on probate, wills and estate matters as well as any ensuing litigation, advising on the most practical way to resolve the issues. Issues that we can assist with include:

  • Will drafting
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship Issues and Protected Estates
  • Family Maintenance Claims
  • Breaches of Trust Claims

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