Best Practice Business Advisor Harvey Bowlt: Business Law Specialist
I highly recommend Harvey Bowlt as an experienced corporate lawyer who has provided me with sound legal advice across a number of projects, including corporate agreements and employment law. His communication style is always clear and engaging with a high level of responsiveness. I would have no hesitation in recommending Harvey to anyone and I will continue to utilise his services in the future. – Judy Haviland- Judy Haviland Consulting
Harvey Bowlt: Bowlt Commercial Lawyers
Commercial Law Specialist
Harvey is an Accredited Specialist in Business Law, one of only 107 appointed by the Law Institute of Victoria. He has over 30 years’ experience in both South Africa and Australia. Prior to immigrating to Australia in 2004 Harvey enjoyed a successful career as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer in South Africa and was a partner in a Cape Town law firm, where he specialised in High Court litigation, commercial and property work. For the past 13 years Harvey has practised solely in commercial law and specialises in managing risk in businesses.
Harvey started Bowlt Commercial Lawyers because he recognised that modern law firms need to be more flexible and attuned to clients’ requirements, particularly by:
- Providing Specialist Services-competent is not good enough!
- Being accessible and responsive to clients’ specific needs
- Providing personalised, commercially practical legal advice and agreements
- Offering flexible consultation arrangements (including at clients’ premises or another mutually convenient venue)
- Providing realistic turnaround times for work, and
- Offering agreed fees, where appropriate.
Harvey is happy to work with any business, provided they have the vision and drive to make their business a success, and understand the value of a trusted advisor like Harvey assisting them with the journey.
What clients are saying
I am very happy with Harvey's advice and help. He was always available when I needed to talk to him. I would be very happy to recommend Harvey to anyone who has a business issue they need to address.
Very happy with the service and advice received from Harvey!!!!
10:41 I have always experienced great service from Harvey Bowlt with a rapid response and clear, sound guidance on legal issues
Harvey Bowlt was always very responsive to our needs
Thank you Harvey Excellent service
Kind regards Anthony Coleman, acim P/l
Harvey was great to deal with, very knowledgeable and resolved our problem before it became a larger problem, would highly recommend Bowlt commercial lawyers, regards
Harvey Bowlt uses plain english in his legal documents, so the meaning is very clear to all relevant parties. He pays attention to the details and ensures all relevant points are covered. His goal is to reduce risk in your business. I recommend him for business owners looking for an approachable, thorough commercial lawyer.
Raie Lyth, WEB IDEAS
Harvey Bowlt in the Blog
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