Taylor Splatt & Partners and its predecessors have been providing professional and quality services to its clients for over 75 years.

Taylor Splatt & Partners combines this wealth of experience with an ability to provide small firm personal service and large firm professionalism and efficiency. This unique combination is complemented by Lawyers with expertise in many and diverse areas of practice supported by state of the art technology. Our team of lawyers is therefore well placed to expertly serve the needs of our clients in most areas of law including:- 

  • Commercial & Business Law
  • Property Law, Conveyancing and Commercial Developments
  • Commercial Leasing and Tenancy Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estates and Estates Planning
  • Immigration
  • Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration

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Contact Taylor Splatt & Partners

Unit 14/10 Lakewood Boulevard,
Carrum Downs Vic 3201

PO Box 8278, Carrum Downs Vic 3201

Kelly Johnson – Client Liaison Manager
lawyers@taylorsplatt.com.au

Tel: (03) 9783 7700
Fax: (03) 9781 2765




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