Atkinson Vinden is a dynamic and successful Sydney Law Firm, based in CBD Sydney, Chatswood and Parramatta.

We have 40 years’ experience. Our 50+ staff allows us to consistently provide fantastic legal services to our clients by focusing on building relationships of enduring value – personal and business. We have niche skills in specific industries, with published authors and leaders in their chosen fields. Key areas include SMEs, Med Tech, RV & Aged Care, Family & Employment. Our clients range from medium and large corporations through to small businesses and families. Clients consistently enjoy a positive experience working with us – we are caring, professional and highly skilled in the services we provide. We want to make a difference in the world by amplifying the voices of our clients through listening well and by being articulate and persuasive on their behalf.

Providing cost effective, expert legal advice

The golden thread running through all practice areas is a dedication to providing legal solutions that are practically-minded and cost-effective. Our focus remains achieving the best outcomes for our clients through commitment to the motto, ‘Right People, Right Advice’.

  • Right People

    By being the Right People, our staff work to achieve the best outcome for you, we listen carefully to you so that we understand what you actually need, we are open and honest – no nonsense, and we provide accessibility and depth by working in teams.

  • Right Advice

    In focusing on providing the Right Advice, we problem-solve in a practical way so that our advice is tailored to you, we provide high quality advice and representation through talent, knowledge and experience, and we identify legal solutions of enduring value to you and your business.

Anne Goodrick Senior Associate

What does good advice look like?

Latest Posts

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    Do employees have a right to refrain from working or not comply with directions while on personal leave?

    A recent Federal Circuit Court decision found that employees must continue to comply with reasonable directions whilst taking paid personal leave. Background In Swanson v Monash Health [2018] FCCA 538 (Swanson), the Employee took personal leave due to sickness. During her absence, she provided medical certificates stating that she was unfit for work, however the...

    Employment Law
  • Shot of an unhappy businessman holding his box of belongings after getting fired from his job

    Can employees make an unfair dismissal application when a maximum-term (or ‘outer-limit’) contract expires?

    The empirical approach Many employees in Australia are employed on a maximum-term contract; also known as an ‘outer-limit’ contract. These types of contracts state that the employee’s employment is for a maximum term, although both parties can elect to terminate the contract early (such as with an amount of notice). Traditionally, an employee whose employment...

    Employment Law
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    Who Gets the Horses?

    If you’re into celebrity news, you may have read that Russell Crowe held a garage sale recently. But of course, when you’re Russell Crowe, that garage sale was held at Sotheby’s Australia and is an international auction of millions of dollars’ worth of matrimonial assets. He named the exhibition “The Art of Divorce”, and it...

    Family Law