James Ford

James Ford is a Lawyer with Blue Ocean Law Group servicing Sydney, NSW 2000, Melbourne, VIC 3000 and Brisbane, Qld 4000. James Ford has 6 years experience and focuses on Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Property Law and Commercial Property Development.

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Meeting at Blue Ocean Law Group's - Sydney Office (opp. Supreme Court)

Meeting at Blue Ocean Law Group's - Sydney Office (Barangaroo)

Meeting at AICD - Sydney Business Centre + Member Lounge

Meeting at Client's Location (Sydney CBD or fringe only) with James Ford
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Paid Legal Advice (max 30 mins)
$220.00

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About James Ford

James D. Ford GAICD is innovative Counsel aka "iC" + Lawyer at Sydney based law firm, Blue Ocean Law Group, which also services Qld + Victoria + has preferred lawyers in Western Australia + South Australia. We also offer Governance Renewal incl. Blue Ocean Strategy and Added-Value Solutions. James offers agreed scope of legal services for an agreed cost, a mobile lawyer service (for paying VIP Clients) meeting at client's locations in Sydney and surrounding suburbs, and delivers legal services remotely and by appointment in Brisbane and Melbourne. James provides legal advice and helps NSW, Qld, and Vic residents, businesses, property developers, builders and property investors with:

1. Property Law & Conveyancing
- Options for Acquisition, Development, Disputes, Buying/Selling all categories of property in NSW/Qld/Vic.
- Commercial leases, retail leases, ‘green’ leases and landlord and tenant negotiations.
- Property development and Commercial Building Disclosure obligations.
- Financing and loan agreements.

2. Business Law
- All types of business contracts, commercial agreements, company registration, partnerships and franchising.
- Estate planning for business owners and property owners.

Read James’ verified client reviews as one of the best general practice lawyers and book your free first consultation (only available at his Sydney Office) with confidence today.

Lawyer Profile Spotlight - https://bit.ly/LawAnswers1

Master Smart List:

https://fyi.blueocean.law

Free knowledge base:

https://ahoy.blueocean.law

James is also enrolled as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.
Languages Spoken
English
Year First Admitted
2012 (6 years experience)

Verified Client Reviews for James Ford

James Ford has received 13 verified client reviews with an average 4.96 rating.

Mikhayla, 29 June 2018

James is an excellent mentor who is extremely passionate. It is clear he is experienced in a wealth of legal areas and business consultancy. He is an amazing source of information on competitive and innovative legal and business services.

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Jenny, 17 January 2018

Really appreciate having your advice and guidance throughout this. Particularly being able to turn around the agreement in such a short time over the past couple of days. Thank you for your timely responses and being available to rush through everything at the end.

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Tilly, 25 August 2017

Very pleased. I will recommend James Ford to family and friends.

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Jane, 9 August 2017

Expectations exceeded! James’ knowledge-expertise-passion-service delivery-principles-flexibility-all impressive. Worth more. Highly recommended. A different ‘breed’ of lawyer & what all lawyers should strive for!

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Sherel, 25 July 2017

After meeting with other lawyers, it immediately became evident that James was the first that would go above and beyond to help. His empathy and care for the matter was unlike any other and I was appreciative of the time and effort he took in assisting me. I would strongly recommend James Ford.

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Sabi, 7 July 2017

James was incredible understanding, supportive and professional in providing legal advice in our tenancy dispute. Highly recommended.

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Tristan, 13 June 2017

Prompt, polite and professional. Was able to assist with multiple matters, would highly recommend.

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M, 15 December 2015

Thank you – the help was great and very informative. Lots of time taken to explain. Thank you very much.

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Geraldine, 15 December 2015

Very prompt and informative information given.

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Greg, 15 November 2015

James was able to assist with my parents’ Will dispute. Even though he is in Brisbane and I am on the Gold Coast, it was easy to communicate and put our case together. James always responds quickly, is very efficient and continues to keep me well informed of any progress. I have no hesitation in recommending James.

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Brian, 15 November 2015

I contacted James Ford with a time sensitive matter, got a response fast, and a resolution to my problem. James was knowledgable, courteous and and most importantly effective.

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Adam, 15 November 2015

Thorough and available.

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Ken, 15 November 2015

He was very prompt in responding to the matter I had raised. He took time to make sure he understood the issue, and was very considered in his approach and options raised. I would definitely recommend James for legal advice.

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Fixed Cost Legal Services by James Ford

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1-hour consultation
$440.00 — $495.00

For Second consultation (per hour)

30 minute consultation
up to $220.00

First consultation free (fees will be incurred if meeting exceeds 30 mins)

Buying a Business
$2,750.00 — $5,500.00

Depending on the type and size/complexity of the Business

Certify Documents
up to $55.00

1st attempt free. Please read the certification requirements + supply copies of all required supporting docs. Fee applies for rebookings.

Company Registration (Incorporation) and Constitution
$1,100.00 — $1,650.00

Assuming standard incorporation and replaceable rules/standard constitution adopted. (includes ASIC fees)

Confidentiality Agreement (NDA)
up to $55.00

High Quality Fast Self-Service Autogenerated 1-way or mutual NDA (excludes customisation/legal review)

Court Representation (Full Day)
$4,400.00 — $6,600.00

Depending upon preparation time

Court Representation (Half Day)
$2,200.00 — $4,400.00

Depending upon preparation time

Discretionary Family Trust Set Up
$220.00 — $550.00

Fyi - Queensland does not charge stamp duty on newly established trusts executed in the state.

Fencing/Boundary/Retaining Wall Dispute
$275.00 — $2,200.00

Check with us for a detailed discussion – has a survey been conducted? does the fence require urgent repair? new or replacement fence?

IP License Agreement
up to $55.00

High Quality Fast Self-Service Autogenerated (excludes customisation/legal review)

Independent Contractor Agreement
$550.00 — $1,100.00

Depending on the complexity of the agreed arrangements

Letter of Demand
$220.00 — $550.00

Depending on the complexity of the circumstances of the matter

Loan Agreement
$1,100.00 — $2,200.00

Depending on the complexity/security/amount being loaned

Prepare a Simple Commercial Lease
$2,200.00 — $2,750.00

Depending upon whether Retail Shop, and whether Lease terms have been agreed

Privacy Policy
$50.00 — $220.00

We are an affiliate of iubenda -> 10% discount avail here: bit.ly/PP-Referral

Residential Conveyancing - Simple - Off The Plan
up to $5,500.00

NSW/Qld - No upfront cost to Developer's to draft Off-the-plan Contracts in exchange for the conveyancing work at project completion.

Review a Business Contract
$550.00 — $1,100.00

Estimate only: May need to revise depending on the complexity/size of the deal/business

Review a Simple Commercial Lease
$1,100.00 — $1,650.00

Depending on quality of the Lease

SMSF (Self-Managed Super Fund) Set Up
$275.00 — $550.00

Check with us for a detailed discussion - if the SMSF is proposed to be used to acquire property as the rules may have changed

Selling a Business
$2,750.00 — $5,500.00

Depending on the type and size/complexity of the Business

Shareholders Agreement
$1,100.00 — $2,750.00

Prices vary based on complexity and requirements

Smart Contract
up to $5,500.00

Heavy discounts available - fees negotiable as this is an emerging specialisation

Term Sheet
$550.00 — $1,100.00

Depending on the complexity of the Deal/Transaction

Website Terms & Conditions
$550.00

Check in with us - we are working on a self-serve solution where bespoke drafting is not required (but it is not ready yet!)

Will & POA Package - Couple
$330.00 — $550.00

Depending on will complexity (additional costs in a Testamentary Trust is required).

Will & POA Package - Single
$165.00 — $330.00

Depending on will complexity (additional costs in a Testamentary Trust is required).

Fees and Features

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Professional Verification

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Legal Professional Status
Solicitor Unrestricted Principal
Jurisdiction
QLD, AU
Admission/Licence Date
13 December 2012
Last Verified
23 May 2017
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