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Profile: The firm, the philosophy

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30/04/2008

The firm

Fleming Muntz is a prominent specialist law firm in the Albury-Wodonga region, with an established reputation for integrity and consistently high-quality legal services.

The firm specialises in business law and estate and succession planning and has been serving the region for over 140 years.
 

The history

From its beginnings in 1863, the firm has developed long-standing connections with the communities of Albury-Wodonga and regional areas of Southern New South Wales and North - Eastern Victoria.

The modern firm of Fleming Muntz is recognised for its particular areas of expertise, as well as its commitment to staying abreast of developments in law and technology.

Today, Fleming Muntz lawyers act for many corporations, professionals, and business-oriented individuals providing expert, commercially realistic advice when it is needed.  Other law practices often engage Fleming Muntz to provide advice on specific issues or carry out complex matters on a referral basis.

Although the practice is regionally based, the firm is involved in projects throughout the country, using its up to date technology for seamless communications.
 

The philosophy

The firm’s philosophy is founded on two principles:

  1. Specialist expertise: Fleming Muntz lawyers are specialists who undertake constant professional development to remain up-to-date with both actual and likely changes to the law.  This ensures that clients receive the best advice in any transaction. Both the firm’s principal and senior lawyer have been accredited as business law specialists by the NSW Law Society.
  2. Client service: Fleming Muntz lawyers pride themselves on never being responsible for delaying a transaction.  The firm is absolutely committed to using technology and experienced support staff to provide rapid response times that meet or exceed the demanding expectations of busy commercial clients.
     

The services

Fleming Muntz lawyers have particular experience and expertise in:

  • Complex business acquisitions
  • Structured business sales
  • Property development and leasing
  • Estate and succession planning for business and rural families
  • Extensive rural land transactions
  • Medical practice structuring
  • Trust and company compliance and restructuring
  • Franchise law
  • Registered Clubs
  • Co-operatives

One of the firm’s lawyers is a Notary Public for NSW and available to perform notarial duties for corporate and private clients with international interests.
The experience

In recent years Fleming Muntz has provided advice on:

  • The sale of a Melbourne-based professional practice group to a listed entity.
  • Merger and acquisition programs for local and national investors.
  • Retailer franchise systems.
  • Co operatives law and acquisition of co operative assets.

The firm’s lawyers always work closely with a client’s other external advisors, as well as in house counsel.
 

The people


Paul Muntz and Ian BylesPaul Muntz

Dip Law (SAB)
Accredited Specialist,
Business Law
Principal

Ian Byles

B Sc LLB (hons) LLM
Notary Public
Accredited Specialist,
Business Law
 

Important fine print

This update is for general information only. It is not a complete guide to the area of law. Competent advice should be obtained before taking any action.

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