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One of Melbourne's Oldest Law Firms

In 1880 Seton Gordon Williams commenced Legal Practice in Melbourne. His Firm became Seton Williams & Heathfield in 1927 Seton Williams & Smyth in 1964 and Lorraine Jones & Associates in 1996.    In 2008 we acquired the Practice of Brian Weyman & Co.    We have a long and proud tradition of providing quality and personalised Legal services to the Community particularly in the Eltham and Diamond Valley areas.    The Firm has expanded now to include our Associates at Baker Jones Lawyers of 160 Queen Street Melbourne.    The dedicated Team at Lorraine Jones & Associates and Baker Jones Lawyers brings to our valued clients the highest standard and range of advice and experience.

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