Trust is Earned.

Since 2006, we have been serving businesses, families and individuals across the globe. At Johannessen Legal, we believe Legal Practice is all about providing prompt, accurate and reliable advice and assistance.

With over a decade of legal practice experience, we cover a broad range of legal fields, with specialists in Civil and Criminal Litigation, Business and Commercial Law, and Business and Investment Migration.

Our solicitors also provide specialised services in Human Rights and International Law, backed by 40+ years in the development industry. Our commitment to international justice and development continues with our NGO Support Program, as well as through ongoing legal support of community-based charitable organisations.

Our staff have been recognised not only for their professional expertise, but also for their ongoing commitment to their communities. We care passionately about our clients.

At Johannessen Legal, we Earn your Trust.

Litigation

We practice in every Court in the land, from Magistrate's to Supreme, Federal to High Court of Australia.

Human Rights

The Law is our passion and our purpose. We represent NFPs and communities globally, fighting for justice.

Corporate Law

Whether you’re starting your first business, or engaging in large acquisitions and mergers, we can help.

Immigration Law

With a 98% success rate, our experts have proven experience to get you and your investment where you need to be.

Criminal Law

From DUIs to possession to Federal charges, our team is relentless in their defence of your case.

Wills and Estate

Securing the longevity of you and your family’s assets and wealth are just a small part of what we offer.
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Meet the team

We are committed to serving each and every client of ours with respect, discretion, professionalism and integrity.

Earning your Trust means committing to the loyal, passionate pursuit of the very best outcome for our clients. Our global firm consists of individuals who have excelled in many professional and personal fields, demonstrating their commitment to both their passions and their communities.

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Principal

Jaleh Johannessen

Well travelled and highly skilled, lived and worked in London and New York as a journalist, humanitarian development professional, and spent the last 2 decades in law.

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Partner

Pierre Johannessen

Litigator, Human Rights activist, game-changer. Never been in a courtroom he doesn't love.

Our Vision

From Pierre Johannessen - Partner


We're passionate about our partnerships with people; as your legal advisors, we seek to earn your trust with every interaction. Whether you need our shield or our axe, we fight for you at every turn.

Our Cases

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Best International Human Rights Firm - Australia 2021

Best International Human Rights Firm - Australia 2021

Congratulations to our Human Rights team on another recognition for their incredible work!
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Restraint of Trade Clauses

Restraint of Trade Clauses

Except in New South Wales, the starting point in relation to restraint of trade clauses is that they are presumed by the Courts to be void.  The onus is on the enforcing party to satisfy a court that a restraint goes no further than reasonably necessary. Restraints are most commonly drafted in severable, or cascading, …

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Corporate Clients

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