Atkinson Vinden is the biggest and brightest law firm in Sydney’s north.

We are a well-established Sydney law firm based in CBD Sydney and Chatswood, with a passionate team of 50. Our clients range from medium and large corporations through to small businesses and families. Our depth of resources allows us to consistently provide fantastic legal services to our clients. We are recognised as the leading law firm in the Chatswood and Lower North Shore region of Sydney, with published legal authors and a specialist accredited by the Law Society of NSW.

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.

What does good advice look like?

Latest Posts

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    Identifying Unacceptable Risk in Family Law

    Unacceptable risk in parenting matters Recent publicity has highlighted once again the real danger that mental health, violence and domestic violence poses to our society and in particular families. Protecting children from harm is the primary consideration in family law parenting matters. What is unacceptable risk in family law? Unacceptable risk refers to risk of...

    Family Law
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    What is the difference between mediation and arbitration?

    Alternate Dispute Resolution Mediation and Arbitration are both forms of Alternate Dispute Resolution. Today, as a result of ever increasing delays and the cost of Court proceedings, more and more couples are choosing the alternate dispute resolution processes to resolve their disputes. What is mediation? Mediation is a structured negotiation process which is facilitated by...

    Disputes, Family Law
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    Let’s have a conversation about the emotional stages of separation

    As a family law solicitor of over 20 years, there are few scenarios of separated parties that are new or even shocking to me. The scenarios range from mutual agreement to separate to being caught out in delicate scenarios, and everything in between. The social media craze has added to the adventurous ways that partners...

    Family Law