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About Harris & Company

Harris & Company is a long established Sydney city law firm with a strong commercial emphasis which provides advice and expertise in a broad range of legal disciplines.


Harris & Company is the valued advisor and the trusted confidant of many of our clients to whom we provide a personalised, efficient service. We tailor our expertise to facilitate our clients continued growth and success.


We know that our success depends on satisfied clients and as such, we are committed to service and results. Our role is to help our clients achieve their objectives and to provide a fast, practical and economical service. Our method is to learn about the client’s business and industry in order to provide the most appropriate advice, to assign a partner who will be the principal contact for the client and have responsibility for all work carried out for that client and to use our resources and expertise to give an efficient service.

Our People
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Ian Smith

Ian is a commercial lawyer with expertise in share and business sales and acquisitions, structuring and documenting development projects, including joint ventures and other syndicated arrangements.

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Grant Hansen

Grant practices extensively in the areas of intellectual property licencing and compliance, employment law and commercial litigation.

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Alexandra Tzavellas

Alexandra practises predominantly in commercial and property related matters including residential and commercial conveyancing, leasing, sale and purchase of businesses.

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James Behringer

Jim is an experienced commercial lawyer who has on a long term basis acted for numerous businesses providing advice on day to day matters as well as more long term strategic advice.

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Alvin Ng

Alvin is  a lawyer with expertise in a range of commercial matters with a specific focus on commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

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Jonathan Harris

Jonathan is a commercial lawyer with a focus on commercial transactions including corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, share buy-backs, business structuring, joint ventures and trusts.

Our Practice Areas

Business Law

We have extensive experience acting for small, medium and large privately owned and listed companies.


Harris & Company have a team of lawyers with extensive experience in the property development industry, including commercial, industrial, retail and residential property matters.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Harris & Company has an enviable record of success in the handling of major and minor disputes, whether through negotiation, mediation or the courts.

Intellectual Property

Harris & Company acts for some of the leading software developers internationally as well and conducts enforcement work in relation to copyright, trademark and patents.

Corporate and Commercial

Our clients include businesses of all sizes across a wide range of industries.

Employment Law

The firm has extensive experience in this area of law, acting for both employer and employee.

Probate, Succession, Estate Planning and Estate Litigation

Over the years, the firm has developed an extensive practice in the areas of will preparation, probate applications and estate management.

Private Clients

We have a strong Private Client Practice Group which is dedicated to servicing the needs of individual clients and small to medium businesses.

Family and Relationships Law

We have acted in a large number of family and de facto relationship disputes, ranging from the extremely complex to the most straightforward.

Notarial Services

The firm is able to assist you with any notarial requirements you may have.