We are all facing unprecedented times and the health and welfare of our clients and staff is our number one priority.

Our office remains fully operational during this difficult time with our lawyers continuing to work remotely maintaining full access to all files, Commonwealth Court systems and PEXA portals. We are able to continue to offer our clients professional services as a boutique, progressive and adaptive legal firm utilising Leap Legal Cloud Software which provides for efficient practice management and maintains client privacy, as well as Microsoft Teams and Zoom communication and video conferencing tools to allow us all to remain connected. We are monitoring the advice of World Health Organisation and our government and will be following their recommendations as they are released.

Please practice good hygiene and social distancing where required. If you require any further information please consult the Australian Government Department of Health website –

We wish all of our clients, referral partners and their families and our wider community good health and we are dedicated to ensuring our clients needs continue to be met and to serving our community to move beyond this difficult time.

JPLegal is a boutique Melbourne based family owned law firm. The firm was established in 1993 and specialises in many areas of law.

Based in the heart of Heidelberg located 15 minutes north east of Melbourne’s Central Business District, our lawyers offer clients a free no obligation consultation to address any initial concerns, inform clients about the legal process involved and provide preliminary legal advice moving forward.

We welcome your enquiries by phone, email or in person.

Family & Relationship Law

JPLegal represents clients experiencing a breakdown of their marriage or relationship..

Business Law

Our experience includes acting in the buying or selling of businesses, drafting commercial leases and agreement...

Wills & Powers of Attorney

Planning for your own death is a reality that we all must face. Having a lawyer help you properly plan..

Estate & Probate

When a person passes away the appointed executor of the Will may need to apply for Probate..


Our lawyers are supported by a specialised conveyancing team within the firm ensuring..

Property Law

Our experienced lawyers can advise and conduct litigation on all aspects of property law including...

John Pastro

John has practised law for over 30 years since graduating from the University of Melbourne. During that, Read bio…

Kathryn Pastro

Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Arts (Legal Studies), Graduate Diploma in Business Studies and a Diploma, Read bio…

Nicholas Pastro

Nicholas graduated from La Trobe University in Melbourne in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws Degree, Read bio…