About Us

Canaan Lawyers is one of the leading law firms in Melbourne that understands the Chinese community. Our multilingual lawyers are highly experienced and pride themselves in their familiarity with the specific needs of the Chinese community.We always keep ourselves updated with the changes in legislation to prepare and deliver sophisticated legal solutions to our clients.

 

24

Hours or Under Reponse

17

Years of Experience

95%

of our Clients are Asian

99%

Client Satisfaction Score

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Our Services

We’re here to help you understand and resolve your legal issues. Our experienced team of professional lawyers is ready to represent you. We specialize in employment, commercial, criminal, and family law, but we can assist with any matter.

Commercial Law

For enterprises of all scales about to expand to Australia, our extensive experience in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region will help you navigate the legal aspect of your journey.

 

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Civil Litigation

We have 16 years of experience in handling contractual disputes, misleading and deceptive conduct, debt recovery, bankruptcy, liquidation to other conflicts that involve monetary claims.

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Family Law

Our Chinese-speaking lawyers can assist you in all legal family matters. We are experienced in managing legal family matters such as divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, property disputes, etc.

 

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Criminal Law

We assist you through all stages in the criminal justice system. When facing charges of criminal offenses, our lawyers negotiate, defend and represent you to fight for your best interest.

 

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Employment Law

We provide legal advice for clients, assisting them in retaining staff and managing workplace relations. We cover services ranging from preparing executive employment contracts to advising clients on employee termination.

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Will & Probate

We manage all sorts of personal legal matters such as asset protection, charitable trusts, wills, guardianship, etc. Our multilingual lawyers work with you to negotiate with relevant parties to deliver a practical, balanced solution.

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Why Canaan Lawyers?

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Fixed Fees

Charge by case, not hours

 

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Platinum Services

Provides the top legal and customer service

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Track record 

Achieves the best outcome

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Multilingual Lawyers

Understand your langauge and culture the best

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Derek Lo

Partner

Derek Chan

Founder

Robert Chong

Special Advisor

Jamila Xiong

Partner

Google Review

I am really lucky. They provided me with professional legal advice when I was most helpless. Thank you.
zheng max
zheng max
2021-11-08
你们是我在见过最好的律师,有专业道德和良心, 全部都很有经验,对家庭法非常清楚了解,对打官司很有把握
肖多多
肖多多
2021-10-20
接待態度親切,盧律師很有耐心的跟進我的案件,非常感謝迦南律師的幫忙和努力!
Alex Cheung
Alex Cheung
2021-10-15
这是澳洲法律界,最有好的律师事务所,你们的执业道德和善良的品德在律师这个职业之上。作为专业的家庭法私人律师事务所,你们不受金钱的诱惑,对弱势群体伸出援手,我代表所有请不起私人律师的弱势群体和社工向你们致敬!感谢!感谢善良有爱的Tina和大律师团队!
程程
程程
2021-10-14
Derek and the team have supported my business from the very beginning and they continue to provide personalised and well-considered advice. I appreciate the extra time Derek spends to ensure that I have a good grasp of different legal terms and requirements for my business - thank you!
Asami Koike
Asami Koike
2021-09-14
不論先接待我的員工Cecila和律師Derek都非常專業,沒有浪費彼此時間,完全清楚詳盡解答到我所有問題,感謝。
JT
JT
2021-08-03

Our Clients

Our clients include high net worth individuals, large companies, small and medium sized enterprises. They are in a wide range of industries including retail, professional services, property development and management, hospitality, franchising, finance and education. As well as acting for established enterprises we act for emerging businesses, government officials, community groups; and charitable and non-government organisations.

We strive to develop strong long-term relationships with clients and to provide value to our clients on an ongoing basis. Whether you’re needing representation in court, or something else, our lawyers are ready to assist you.

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    If you have any questions about our lawyers, especially if you need to speak to someone who is fluent in Chinese, please feel free to get in touch with us by calling on 03 9620 0888 or by sending an email to info@canaanlawyers.com.au and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Whether you’re in Melbourne or Sydney or anywhere else in Australia, we’ll be more than happy to assist you.

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