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Relationships built on value and respect

Miltons is a boutique law firm with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. We are focused on providing comprehensive legal solutions whilst building strong relationships with our clients.

We understand that our clients require expert legal advice and also need lawyers with an appreciation of the commercial and emotional impacts of each story. We focus on nurturing and maintaining long term relationships with our clients by delivering responsive timeframes and offering a value driven mindset.

Our Team

Led by founder and leading lawyer Lilit Chakman, the team at Milton’s is made up of industry leading senior and associate lawyers, with expertise spanning multiple industries and legal proceedings.

Our people are what makes the Milton’s name the success that it is known for today.

Meet the Team


Milton’s offers a diverse range of services catering to a variety of clients regardless of their circumstances.

We understand that clients need a pragmatic, commercial approach to their legal needs so we work in partnership with you to achieve successful outcomes.

Our expertise includes:

  • Business structures (establishment, acquisition, restructuring, sales)
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Dispute resolution and debt recovery
  • Franchising, licence and distribution agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Loan agreements and guarantees
  • Risk management
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Supply and commercial contracts
  • Tax and stamp duty
  • Unit holder agreements

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Our experienced team covers a spectrum of family law aspects, safeguarding clients’ rights in challenging situations, encompassing children’s arrangements, property settlements, child support, and matters related to de facto and same-sex relationships.

Our expertise includes:

Financial settlements relating to the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship. We are able to assist with the division of property and other assets including complex trust structures, companies and businesses and the splitting of superannuation entitlements.

  • Binding Financial Agreements which can be used to protect pre-existing property acquired prior to a marriage (de facto relationship).
  • Divorce applications.
  • Child support and spousal maintenance matters.
  • Children’s welfare matters including custody rights and personal protection orders.

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Miltons Lawyers is dedicated to efficiently securing optimal outcomes for clients across various litigation areas and jurisdictions. We prioritize cost-effective solutions and early resolutions but, when necessary, vigorously advocate for our clients’ rights, ensuring experienced representation aligned with long-term interests in any litigation matter

The services we provide include:

  • Initiating and defending disputes in all courts and jurisdictions
  • Mediation and other forms of dispute resolution
  • Enforcing securities and loan recoveries
  • Building and construction litigation
  • Enforcement of business agreements
  • Property and lease disputes
  • Disputes between directors, shareholders, partners and other business owners
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Personal and corporate insolvency

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Miltons Lawyers offers comprehensive expertise in property law, covering development, subdivisions, conveyancing, and commercial leasing. Whether you’re a first home buyer, foreign investor, property developer, corporate landlord, or small business retail tenant, we’re here to meet your property, development, and leasing requirements.

Our property Law Services Include:

  • Acquisition and sale of residential and commercial property (Conveyance)
  • Residential property development and subdivisions
  • Commercial leasing including Retail Tenancies
  • Mortgage and loans

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Miltons Lawyers navigates the complexities of debt recovery, offering strategic, practical, and commercially focused advice to achieve optimal results for clients. Our firm boasts a strong success rate in debt recovery matters.

Debt Recovery Services:

  • Issuing legal proceedings to recover secured and unsecured debts.
  • Settling matters with alternative dispute resolution methods.
  • Urgent applications to safeguard assets that might be at risk of asset dissipation.
  • Drafting trade terms and agreements to reduce the need to formally recover a debt.
  • Statutory Demands
  • Winding-up Applications
  • Administration of companies
  • Bankruptcy applications

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At Miltons Lawyers, we recognize the vital role of safeguarding your intellectual property, including trademarks and copyrights, to mitigate infringement risks as your business expands. Our solicitors offer expertise in registering, enforcing, and protecting intellectual property, guiding you through the necessary steps for comprehensive safeguarding.

Intellectual Property Services:

  • Issuing letters of demand to protect your intellectual property
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Patents

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Lilit Chakman, Managing Director of Creative Entertainment Agency and former Head of Entertainment & Sports at The Lantern Group, brings extensive experience in entertainment and sports law. We collaborate to understand your motivations and assist you in reaching your goals.

Our expertise includes:

  • Brand partnerships
  • Contracts
  • Dispute resolution
  • Events and activations
  • Negotiations
  • On-screen talent
  • Recording artists
  • Sponsorships
  • Sports law

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At Miltons Lawyers, we emphasize proactive prevention for workplace issues, ensuring your business complies with legislation, fosters a safe environment, and minimizes conflicts. Our accessible experts are committed to offering care and empathy in managing employees, striving for proactive resolution in workplace disputes to avoid unnecessary costs with long-term results in mind

Our employment law services include:

  • Employment law
  • Enterprise bargaining
  • Restraint of trade
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment terminations and disputes
  • Independent contractors
  • Anti-discrimination and equal opportunity

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With a rising trend of Australians turning hobbies into businesses and the booming E-Commerce sector, many start-ups overlook legal obligations. Miltons Lawyers collaborates with you to ensure your online start-up is legally compliant, guiding you through all necessary laws and regulations.

Start-ups and E-Commerce Services:

  • Drafting sales agreements and contracts
  • Advising on business structuring & privacy obligations
  • Ensuring your business complies with Australian Consumer Law
  • Recovery of outstanding debts
  • Dispute resolution

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At Miltons Lawyers, we offer proactive tax advice to minimize liabilities in day-to-day operations and larger transactions. We assist in business restructuring and address challenges with tax authorities, providing comprehensive analysis for optimal outcomes, safeguarding assets, and minimizing issues with the Australian Tax Office

Tax and structure services we provide include:

  • Tax planning
  • Tax disputes and resolutions
  • Trust structures
  • Tax risk management
  • Capital raising
  • Business structure and restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Property distributions and vesting

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Miltons Lawyers offers comprehensive assistance for all estate planning needs, leveraging extensive experience to fulfil your intentions. We attentively consider your individual circumstances, collaborating with your advisors to provide tailored advice.

The services we provide include:

  • Estate and succession planning
  • Preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney
  • Probate and administration of deceased estates
  • Family and charitable trusts
  • Asset protection
  • Estate conflict resolution
  • Nominations for Superannuation death benefits
  • Deeds of family arrangements
  • Guardianship applications

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Get in touch with us


Phone: 03 7020 6516


Clarence Chambers
Level 11, 456 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, VIC 3000


Clarence Chambers
Level 21, 133 Castlereagh Street Sydney, NSW 2000


3/3 Gibson Road, Noosaville, QLD 4566