Specialist Services.

Entertainment, not-for-profit, advanced manufacturing, property development and equine law may seem to have little in common, but they generally all involve a substantial financial commitment in a climate of high risk.

At Chamberlains, we offer a comprehensive suite of services in these sectors, which are frequently at the forefront of business and law transactions and operate in highly specific regulatory environments that are rapidly changing.

In working with us, you have lawyers with the appropriate expertise, engagement and work ethic to keep up with changes in the law and apply them in your best interest.


As mission-driven businesses, not-for-profit organisations are all about helping others. But who helps the helpers at a time when their regulatory operating environment is rapidly changing?

At Chamberlains, our pragmatic legal advice is grounded in a genuine understanding of your unique circumstances because the head of our not-for-profit team, Mark North, is on the board of leading national charities.

Having assisted many major professional associations, clubs, charities and religious organisations across Australia over the years, we’ve addressed almost every imaginable issue confronting not-for-profits.

Whether you need advice on governance, taxation, fundraising, health and safety, insurance employment or workplace relations, our Canberra-based team is renowned for a reassuring, common-sense approach.

We are also one of few specialised Australian law firms with an experienced Private Wealth and Estates Planning team capable of handling complex bequest matters, particularly as they relate to charities and not-for-profits.

Entertainment - Film and Media

Don’t let legal issues slow your creative project’s momentum. Without the proper legal framework, your hard work may not be appropriately monetised now or into the future.

Chamberlains’ legal experts champion innovation within the film industry.
We form relationships with strategic partners to provide capital raising documentation and structuring advice while protecting your intellectual property.

We have acted on the establishment of the Screen Canberra Accelerator Pod, the Film Distillery local feature film funding venture, and regularly perform chain-of-title reviews for clients on their artistic works.

We are long-term sponsors of the ACT Screen Industry Association (ACTSIA) and offer complimentary 30-minute legal consultations on entertainment law issues to ACTSIA members.

Online and New Law

Chamberlains is a leader in the innovative delivery of legal services – having launched one of the first major online legal document generation websites in Australia, Chamberlains Online Wills.

Our online Wills feature is cost-effective, easy to understand, and backed by our leading Wills & Estates team, to help you navigate the complexities that come with drafting up a Will. 

We also have implemented our Subscribe feature, which allows reoccurring business clients the opportunity to acquire advice from our specialised and senior lawyers as part of the package deals we have on offer.  

Through our use of technology to deliver better advice in a timely manner, to our strategic partnerships with financial services and professional services providers, Chamberlains aims to make legal services simple, accessible and convenient.

Advanced Manufacturing

The growing integration of robotics in the manufacturing and 3D printing sectors brings with it potential impacts on traditional risk and liability arrangements, health and safety, data protection, intellectual property, and contractual relationships with machine and technology suppliers.

None of these are insurmountable. They simply need the Chamberlains team’s keen analysis of the market and the available protections to help you confidently accelerate your enterprise.

Contact Us

Contact our specialist service lawyers to discuss your matter today. We assist clients across Australia, but you can find physically in our Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra, and Perth offices:


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