Blue Ocean Law Group

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Who we are


"An up and coming, innovative Australian law firm that does things differently. Blue Ocean takes an interdisciplinary approach to its personal + commercial law practice to ensure you're getting what you + your company needs. It has a growing list [200+] of automated 24/7 Australian online legal documents with Embedded lawyer-logic™ …"


—BLUE OCEAN LAW GROUP ➲ BEST LAW FIRMS IN SYDNEY [2020 - 2022], Source: FirmChecker Article 3 March, 2022.

Established in 2017, we are a #NewLaw Firm who use award-winning co-working spaces (as required) in the Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane CBD's as an alternative to owning/leasing expensive offices and passing the cost on to our clients.

We have designed Blue Ocean Law Group to be different on purpose, starting from a blank canvas using the principles of Blue Ocean Strategy®.

As a result, we are currently the only law firm in Australia:

🌊 Directly providing clients with 24/7 access online to instantly create circa 200+ Australian Legal Documents using Embedded Lawyer-Logic™; or

🌊 The opportunity to start the process 24/7 & have a lawyer assist to complete the Legal Document during normal business hours.

🌊 All States + Territories of Australia are covered;

🌊 All major areas of Law ➲ both Personal + Business;

🌊 Fixed-Fee or Member Subscription Pricing.

What we do

Legal services

In Blue Ocean mode we deliver:

[Self-Service] Legal with support from our legal team + collaboration with external law firms when required.

Self-Service Legal Documents

Peruse our growing list of online [Self-Service] Australian legal documents. Purchase an individual legal document as needed or subscribe for free personal +/or business legal documents.

AGREED PricING

For non-litigious matters, where you only need specific deliverables: we can agree on the pricing up front.

Dispute Resolution + Litigation

Whether it is to prevent or participate in a legal dispute within your family, with your de facto/spouse, your landlord or tenant, neighbour, business partner/s, professional advisor/s, bank or the ATO, in fact whenever your legal rights need to be enforced we can help you articulate your desired outcome and get you the best chance at preventing/settling your dispute. If the dispute in unable to be resolved we hand-pick the best barristers so that your legal team is well positioned to argue the merits of your case through to trial, retrial, and appeal/s (if any).

Subscribe for Legal + Compliance Services

We have packaged traditional legal services (select PRICING from the menu or scroll down for details) to cater to all client categories from Individuals, Sole-Traders / Directors / Shareholders/ General Counsel to Board of Directors / Chairman for local + foreign companies carrying on business in Australia or New Zealand.

Enforcement of Foreign + Local Court / Tribunal Money Judgments

It is important to note that New Zealand Court money judgments + Foreign Countries with reciprocal recognition of Australian Court money judgments may be capable of registration in Australia Courts. Alternatively, if the money judgment is not capable of registration + standard debt collection attempts are unsuccessful, new court proceedings may be required to be commenced in Australia.

Business and legal technology

We have curated a range of Blue Ocean Strategy® enabling Business + Legal Technology Solutions [BOLTS]℠ + entered into strategic alliances to deliver Value Innovation to our clients.

Here are a few examples:

iubenda

A self-service, user-friendly, multi-lingual, comprehensive + transparent, globally compliant Privacy Policy (incl. GDPR) + Cookie Consent solution [ask us about the Terms + Conditions beta] for your website or app; we can supplement with legal + compliance reviews of your business operations.

Domo

A user-friendly way to set up, access & discuss your business performance on the go that doesn't need your IT department's continual support to run effectively.

Ideascale / edison365

Blue Ocean Strategy Australia® is a certified Gold-Partner in assisting clients implement IdeaScale to capture, share, assess & harness ideas +/or can offer edison365 for clients who already use Office365.

Globalization Partners

Blue Ocean Law Group has partnered with Globalization Partners to provide a global employment platform to our clients. Globalization Partners makes it fast and easy for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, within minutes, without setting up subsidiaries. They provide an AI-driven, automated, fully compliant global employment platform powered by our in-house worldwide HR experts across 187 countries. This is ideal for clients who need to hire employees without first establishing a local branch office in a new market.

Titan

Powered by Natural Language Processing (NLP) TITAN assists our clients quickly understand the quality of their existing legal documents. This includes a comparison to a growing database of precedents to help identify gaps + areas for improvement.

Compliance Hub

Designed to augment the need for a dedicated compliance officer.

Blue ocean strategy®

Every business as part of its corporate governance needs to properly consider strategy. All too often the focus on short-term business objectives dominate the corporate agenda.

If strategy is considered at all, it typically follows the traditional "Red Ocean" route of developing improved products +/or services for existing customers.

As markets mature this approach translates into a bloody fight with direct competitors in a shrinking marketplace -> hence the term "Red" Ocean".

Blue Ocean Strategy®

Blue Ocean Strategy® is the simultaneous pursuit of differentiation + low cost to open up unchartered market space [where no direct competitors exist] created by the newly generated demand.

Pricing

Buccaneer

$

27.50

per month (incl. GST)
min. 6 month commitment.

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Team

innovative Counsel also known as [iC]℠ is a #NewLaw term we have coined to define what we believe our clients will increasingly need:

A new breed of #Lawyer / #Solicitor + #Advisory Team
-> multi-disciplinary, proactive & #ValueFocused.

James D. Ford GAICD

Founder, M.D. & General Practice Lawyer

  • Legal services

  • Business + Legal Technology Solutions [BOLTS]℠

  • Blue Ocean Strategy® Services [BOSS]℠

Andrew Nelson

M.D. of Blue Ocean Strategy Australia®

  • Growth

  • Innovation

  • Continuous improvement

Ursula Dauenhauer

Consultant

  • Customer-centric growth

  • Innovation

Michael Yacoub

Consultant

  • Business development

  • Strategic marketing

  • Leadership building

  • Turn-key business operations

Shakvaan Wijetunga

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Dispute Resolution / Litigation

  • Author of Article -> Force Majeure Clauses & Frustration: “Why the COVID-19 Pandemic is a Wake-Up Call!”

  • Latin + Classical Greek

  • Professional Musician

Aisha Mubashar

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Family Law

  • Initial Focus on Quizzes + Legal Chatbots

  • Multi-lingual ➲ English | Urdu

Sissy Qin

Virtual Intern

  • Multilingual ➲ English (Native) | Japanese (Fluent) | Chinese Mandarin (Conversational)

  • Interested in Intellectual Property Law + International Family Law related to child abductions

  • Tech-Savvy

Ivy San

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Foreign Investment / Business in Australia

  • Animal Rights Advocacy

  • Multilingual ➲ English (Native) | Burmese (Native) | Korean (Professional) | Mandarin Chinese (Fluent)| Thai (Fluent)

James D. Ford GAICD

Founder, M.D. & General Practice Lawyer

  • Legal services

  • Business + Legal Technology Solutions [BOLTS]℠

  • Blue Ocean Strategy® Services [BOSS]℠

Shakvaan Wijetunga

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Dispute Resolution / Litigation

  • Author of Article -> Force Majeure Clauses & Frustration: “Why the COVID-19 Pandemic is a Wake-Up Call!”

  • Latin + Classical Greek

  • Professional Musician

Aisha Mubashar

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Family Law

  • Initial Focus on Quizzes + Legal Chatbots

  • Multi-lingual ➲ English | Urdu

Sissy Qin

Virtual Intern

  • Multilingual ➲ English (Native) | Japanese (Fluent) | Chinese Mandarin (Conversational)

  • Interested in Intellectual Property Law + International Family Law related to child abductions

  • Tech-Savvy

Ivy San

Virtual Intern

  • Interested in Foreign Investment / Business in Australia

  • Animal Rights Advocacy

  • Multilingual ➲ English (Native) | Burmese (Native) | Korean (Professional) | Mandarin Chinese (Fluent)| Thai (Fluent)

Why work with us?

Hi James, I found Blue Ocean Law Group's free online one-page NDA template very useful. It has an incredibly user-friendly interface which was perfectly suited for my needs. I would highly recommend it to anyone needing a one-page NDA contract written up in a timely manner.

Jack Carroll | Free 1-page NDA

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Text Message

15

Sep 2022

Thank you for giving your time to speak to me earlier today about drafting a Deed of Family Arrangement. I have found that, through Blue Oceans' new way of working, legal services are much more accessible, transparent and affordable.

Frederick (Fred) Cox | Deed of Family Arrangement + Probate Kit (Qld)

12

Sep 2022

The best legal advice and representation I ever had. Friendly, reliable and reasonable pricing. Thank you James for helping me with my case.

Soft Lution | Tenant Dispute with Landlord (NSW)

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Google

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Sep 2022

Very patient. Responsive to the needs of my company. "Was very accomodating with my requirements" - Professional, scientific & technical services industry

Darren Blinn | Director of Sales & Business Development OUTABOX Solutions

21

May 2022

Quick, Attentive and Direct. Checked in with us, and delivered information we needed quickly.

Evan | Legal Advice for Rental and Leasing of a NSW Residential Property

18

May 2022

Outstanding advice and support! Outstanding! Blue Ocean helped me effectively respond with clarity and confidence (whilst navigating my settlement options) for an urgent + complicated tenancy dispute. I was especially impressed by their legal knowledge, passion for generating the best possible outcome for their clients, excellent communication skills, availability + balanced blog articles. Exceeded Expectations.

A. Khoury | Landlord NCAT dispute with Tenants (NSW)

18

May 2022

Subject matter expertise, pragmatic, supportive. Blue Ocean Law Group are a very professional outfit that knows what they are doing. From the get-go, I felt that they understood my need and urgency and were empathic and pragmatic.

Shoaib Chowdhury | Legal Support to Landlord to Evict Tenants from Property in NSW

17

May 2022

James was so so helpful-went over and above to help me. James called me back the same day, was in constant communication with me, even after hours and early morning. I can`t thank him enough for all of his work to help me resolve my legal issue quickly!

Michelle | Legal advice for residential tenancy dispute

25

Mar 2022

Legal wording: Giving legal guidance and correct wording. It was perfect, James was professional.

Legal Advice for Real Estate Contracts

22

Mar 2022

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