Urgent Media Release
APRIL 2 2012
Immediate !


  • New Sydney law firm offers holistic approach for addressing full range of legal issues, especially for small business and individuals.
  • Fair Work Act-compliant employment contracts and workplace enterprise agreements.
  • Acting for clients in criminal law areas such as murder, assault, and cybercrimes.
  • Full disclosure of likely costs before work commences.

Sydney Astute Legal Solicitors & Barristers, headed by experienced principal Darren Emery, are a dynamic new legal practice from two offices in the central business districts of Sydney and Norwest Business Park. Now they are launching their new website (www.astutelegal.com.au) with 24/7 hotline number access for emergencies and detailing useful information such as your right to silence.

Astute Legal offers a holistic approach especially tailored for small businesses and individuals.

We approach every matter, irrespective of size, from the perspective of the whole business, explains Emery. We aim to advise our clients on the affect one issue can have on other areas of their businesses. We also save our clients unnecessary lost time and expense in legal costs, and deliver to our clients the highest value in professional service.

For corporate and business law, current or potential legal issues that affect a start-up or established business can be identified and dealt with. The full spectrum including employment law, buying and selling of businesses, asset protection, conveyancing, and intellectual property is covered.

In the case of employment law, we consult with employers to determine what awards apply to their workplace, explains Emery. Our practitioners also prepare employment contracts to comply with the Fair Work Act, and any applicable industrial instrument. Alternatively, our practitioners can also assist employers in negotiating and drafting enterprise agreements for their workplace.

The other specialization of Astute is the area of criminal defence, some such as cybercrime, fraud and dishonesty, white collar crimes, are often linked directly to the corporate law sector, and workplace safety or regulatory issues while others are more individual in nature.

We fight for the rights of individuals who find themselves in the unfortunate position of being accused or charged of a criminal offence, says Emery. Common and sexual assault, drug-related, social welfare fraud, and public disorder riot and affray are some of the more typical cases we can deal with, all the way to kidnapping, people smuggling, manslaughter and murder.

To this end, Astute Legal solicitors are available on a 24/7 basis, on the hotline: 1300 669 478.

Reassuringly for clients, Astute Legal Solicitors & Barristers will provide them with a full disclosure of likely costs, prior to commencing work on your matter. No one likes nasty surprises with Astute Legal you know where you stand, says Emery. If your matter involves more complex litigation, we will then provide our best estimates or range of estimates, for each stage of that matter.We pride ourselves in delivering high value legal advice, service and advocacy, to all our clients.

About Astute Legal Solicitors & Barristers:

Professional and experienced lawyers with offices in Sydney & Norwest Business Park. Members: Law Society of New South Wales.

See new website: www.astutelegal.com.au

Sydney office:
Level 1
299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney N.S.W. 2000

Telephone: (02) 9871 0166
Telephone: 1300 669 478
Facsimile: (02) 9475 1410

Norwest Business Park :
Level 5, Nexus Norwest
4 Columbia Court
Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
Sydney NSW 2000

Telephone: (02) 8860 6553
Telephone: (02) 1300 669 478
Facsimile: 02) 9475 1410

Media contact: Darren Emery, Principal, Astute Legal Solicitors & Barristers.