the firm

HOW THE FIRM BEGAN

The predecessor of the Firm started in May 1985 in Malaysia under the name and style of FRANCIS LIM & Co. Mr Francis Lim managed it as the Principal/Sole Proprietor until January 2000 when he migrated to Australia.

The Firm’s practice then was mainly in Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Building Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Wills & Probate and Conveyancing.

THE FIRM (NOW) : FRANCIS LIM

On the 16 April 2003 the Firm of FRANCIS LIM, Barristers & Solicitors & Migration Agents was registered. As of 10 May 2003, it commenced business at 982 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128, Victoria.
The major areas of practice of the Firm include:

*   Banking & Finance
*   Building Disputes & Arbitration
*   Commercial Law
*   Commercial Litigation
*   Family Law
*   Immigration Law
*   Property Law & Conveyancing
*   Trade Marks
*   Wills & Probate

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Box Hill and the surrounding suburbs of Balwyn, Mount Waverley, Glen Waverley, Doncaster, Clayton, Springvale and Hawthorn have a significant number of residents of Chinese origin. Serving these suburbs, FRANCIS LIM naturally will invariably serve a significant number of Asian clients with limited English abilities but speak mainly Mandarin, Cantonese and several other Chinese dialects.

Our clients have also come from as far as Geelong, the Mornington Peninsula and wherever Asian communities are located throughout metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria.