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Welcome to McDermott & Associates

Since 1942 McDermott & Associates has provided legal services in the city of Sydney, and our principal John McDermott was one of the first lawyers in New South Wales to be accredited as both a Business Specialist and a Property Specialist.

The broad range of services offered by McDermott & Associates include business law, property law and conveyancing, general and commercial litigation, wills, probate and estates, debt recovery and employment law.

At McDermott & Associates we take a proactive approach to our clients’ matters designed to help generate our clients’ prosperity and to help developing businesses grow.

The quality of our services is attested to by the fact that we are frequently asked to act as interstate agent for solicitors from Victoria and Queensland. We have on numerous occasions also acted for multiple generations within the same family who, together with their trading companies, keep coming back to McDermott & Associates for all their legal needs.

Our clients have included international companies and departments in both the Federal and State Governments. We also act for individuals, families, partnerships and businesses of all sizes.

Latest News

2-14 – Year for Changes

February 28, 2014

Our Federal and New South Wales Governments have promised us that by the end of April there will be important changes in the Law with respect to:-   Privacy   Personal Property Securities   Powers of Attorney   Building & Construction      Security of Payments Act   Strict swimming pool compliance   The Home Building […]

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Purchase of New Residential Property – Changes to Grants and Stamp Duty

September 11, 2012

Throughout 2012 changes are being introduced to legislation governing stamp duty on the purchase of new residential property. For more details about the information below or to discuss how this might affect you, telephone McDermott & Associates on (02) 9247 0800. First Home Owner Grant From 1 October 2012, a grant may be payable to […]

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Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship

August 9, 2012

WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY and ENDURING GUARDIANSHIP – What are they and why do I need them? Wills A Will is made as part of the process of good planning, whereby you are able to set out what you want to happen to your property upon your death. A Will is likely to prevent your […]

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