Delivering simple, clear and practical legal services.

About Us

At Create Legal, we listen, we understand and we partner with you to achieve the best outcomes for your business. Whether providing legal advice, negotiating commercial contracts or providing in-house legal services to clients, we work hard to deliver legal solutions that are simple, clear and practical and support you in achieving your business goals.

Jim Abbass, founder and principal lawyer, has extensive legal and commercial experience, having worked in private legal practice, government departments and as in-house lawyer in ASX listed and multinational corporations. Jim is a dedicated and trusted legal adviser to clients, working hard to achieve successful outcomes and build long lasting professional relationships.

Practice Areas

Business & Commercial

Create Legal provides broad business and commercial legal services to businesses from a range of industries. Services include:

  • Business structuring advice
  • Facilitating the sale and purchase of business and assets, including contract drafting and negotiation, vendor and purchaser due diligence and seeing transactions through to settlement
  • Shareholder and unit-holder agreements
  • Employment law
  • Drafting key commercial agreements, including trading terms, distribution and supply agreements,
    non-disclosure agreements and any other documentation needed to operate and protect your business
  • Legal review of AI drafted documentation
  • In-house counsel services

In-house Counsel Services

Create Legal can appoint a dedicated and experienced lawyer to act as your in-house legal counsel,
with services tailored to suit your business needs. Services include:

  • Contract drafting
  • Legal representation for your business in contract negotiations
  • Proactive monitoring and advising on key legal and compliance risks for your business
  • Legal support for existing in-house legal teams to fill resourcing gaps or temporary surges in work
  • Contract management
  • Legal help desk
  • Training for your staff on key legal and compliance issues


Create Legal provides legal services on a broad range of technology legal matters, including:

  • Master software licensing and distribution agreements, including cloud agreements
  • Service level agreements
  • Software development agreements
  • Escrow agreements
  • Website terms and conditions
  • eCommerce documentation, including online purchase terms, privacy policy and website terms of use
  • Legal review of AI drafted documentation

Privacy & Data Protection

With businesses becoming increasingly technology and data driven, privacy and data protection have become key business risks. Create Legal privacy and data protection services include:

  • Advice in relation to compliance with privacy laws
  • Drafting a compliant privacy policy for your business
  • Developing data breach notification policies
  • Support and advice in relation to direct marketing
  • Privacy by Design
  • Staff privacy training

Get in touch

Contact us today to see how Create Legal can support you and your business.

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Delivering simple, clear and practical legal services.

Contact Us

Suite 119/Level 1, 678 Victoria St, Richmond VIC 3121

0421 998 049