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45 customer reviews
"Very helpful, thank you James."
"Mr. James Ford was really helpful and prompt. I have forwarded him the requested information to update my Will. I will be happy to recommend James to my friends and acquaintances in future." [Will - Qld]
"James provided great information and I realised that there is no suitable option available to us under the current law. Prenuptial agreements are far too expensive for it to be worth it for us." [Family Law] More...
"James was awesome, he cleared everything up. I am now able to proceed with retirement with peace of mind. A return call was met with politeness and answered for us. When told all would be fine, I wish I could..." [Bankruptcy Law] More...
"James provided a very rapid and timely response, as well as substantive advice and information, in relation to a neighbourhood dispute matter which resulted in a satisfactory resolution. I would recommend James in such matters." [Property Boundary Dispute - Qld] More...
"Very thorough and intelligent - I highly recommend him." [Commercial Lease Dispute - Qld]
Knowledge * - Excellent
Understanding & Empathy * - Excellent
Keeping me informed * - Excellent
Professionalism * - Excellent More...
"Very helpful and knowledgeable.
James helped us understand a very tricky and somewhat onerous contract. He helped us identify problem clauses and suggested ways to lessen our potential liability.
James was exceptionally professional, courteous and the service was quick, fairly priced …" More...
"Between October 2013 and 7 January 2016 James D. Ford assisted 1600 satisfied paying clients with their online queries about all aspects of Australian Law (with a 98. 7% positive feedback rate)." [Australian Law] More...
"Fantastic service, well managed, knowledgeable and relevant. Great value for money." [Employment Law - Independent Contractor Agreement (Perth, W.A)]
"James was highly attentive and ensured we had timely responses on all matters which translated directly into a relatively swift transaction. He was always available for a phone call to discuss matters and interacted professionally with the other party at all times." [Purchase of circa $15 million - Supa Centre - NSW] More...
"Fast & efficient. Knowledgeable service that obtains good results." [Multiple Disputes with Builders + Dispute with Local Council over the refusal of Development Approval - Qld]
James was able to assist with my parents’ Will dispute. Even though he is in Brisbane and I am on the Gold Coast, it was easy to communicate and put our case together.
James always responds quickly, is very efficient and continues to keep me well informed of any progress.
I have no hesitation in recommending James. More...
Dr. Brian Caserto
I contacted James Ford with a time-sensitive matter, got a response fast, and a resolution to my problem. James was knowledgable, courteous and most importantly effective.
Thorough and available. [Commercial Lease (Vic.) + Employment Law matters].
He was very prompt in responding to the matter I had raised. He took time to make sure he understood the issue and was very considered in his approach and options raised. I would definitely recommend James for legal advice. More...
Very prompt and informative information given.
Thank you – the help was great and very informative. Lots of time taken to explain. Thank you very much.
Prompt, polite and professional. Was able to assist with multiple matters, would highly recommend.
After meeting with other lawyers, it immediately became evident that James was the first that would go above and beyond to help. His empathy and care for the matter were unlike any other and I was appreciative of the time and effort he took in assisting me. I would strongly recommend James Ford. More...
Very pleased. I will recommend James Ford to family and friends.
Outstanding Service, second to none
"Overall the experience was outstanding. Their attention to detail was great, which is what you want from a law firm. They also went the extra mile by protecting the documents supplied against fraud so we could verify each piece of information." More...
Because James Ford deserves 10 stars!
"Very good communication. Attention to detail. Quick responses. James was very good at researching and explaining information to me in a way I could understand when it came to the laws and legislation etc. He didn`t overcharge me."
Full satisfaction of result performance
"Besides giving 100% devotion to the client's requirements, their research into all areas, production of legal advice and the formation of legal documents were flawless. This meant the litigation matter always progressed and, ultimately to the most desired outcomes." More...
Mengya (Amanda) Xu
"The lawyer is really trying to understand the situation and give me the best advice for every possible way to protect my rights. The lawyer also gives advice on things I didn't request initially but definitely need in the future." More...
James has been a pleasure to deal with and helped me resolve a very complex matter with a positive outcome. I would not hesitate to engage his services again.
I highly recommend James if you require legal advice, especially when time is of the essence.
I needed help with a complex matter relating to property purchase, and within an hour of contacting James, I was able to meet him and discuss the issues and have him explain my options with clear references to the applicable law.
James continued to work on the matter afterwards and explain my situation and options by the end of the same day.
I had not met a lawyer before who was as fast and ready to help as James.
It was a great experience to work with him. More...
Very good lawyer and very patient and flexible.
Great patience, very good advice, a rare combination.
Advice provided was reasonable and practical.
"Timely response but more importantly, when looking for legal advice you are also after great strategic advice and Blue Ocean Law Group knows how to deliver this. "
James is extremely knowledgable and draws on a wealth of experience in his career in his mentoring and practice. He is a great mentor and is extremely passionate.
James is Wonderful! He was Professional, Efficient and Kind. Highly recommend him.
James is very helpful and passionate about what he does and trying to help you as much as he can. We have been very happy with his work/professionalism.
Highly recommended :)
I can highly recommend James and his legal team.
James has twice advised me on tenancy agreement matters and been incredibly helpful.
With James’ support, we’ve been able to quickly resolve the matters with great outcomes. More...
James Ford of Blue Ocean Law Group℠ has received 18 LawTap Verified Reviews with an average 4.97 rating to date.
One verified review from a client remarked:
"Really appreciate having your advice and guidance throughout this. Particularly being able to turn around the agreement in such a short time over the past couple of days.
Thank you for your timely responses and being available to rush through everything at the end." More...
James was very professional and very accommodating. So easy to make an appointment through Lawtap. Highly recommended!
Very professional, timely, diligent and efficient with outstanding customer service.
Worked with James and the team on a matter that required empathy and he went out of his way to overdeliver.
I have worked with Blue Ocean for a while now and are very happy with them.
Their charges are reasonable, their attitude is fair and their communication is always first class.
I work with James frequently here and have been very happy with his work. Recommended. More...
James was a pleasure to work with. He was very accommodating even though I had to change plans at the last moment. This was much appreciated especially since I did travel from Queensland. He was easy to communicate with and very easy to find in the city. More...
Blue Ocean Law Group went the extra mile to deliver by collaborating with a local New Zealand law firm to deliver the Questrade (Canada) VOI – Verification of Identity I needed.
James is an experienced lawyer who I had the pleasure of working with previously. I highly recommend James.
James and the team at Blue Ocean have advised us on a number of matters relating to retail leasing and commercial property purchase over the past 12 months.
We’ve found his advice extremely valuable throughout, and he has helped us avoid what could have been significant/expensive issues in the future by providing his input and expertise.
He’s always quick to respond to any questions or queries and overall the fees are very reasonable.
We will continue to use Blue Ocean in the future and can highly recommend to others. More...
James Ford at Blue Ocean Group gives me excellent Service and Peace of Mind and results!
Insightful and adaptive legal service. Exceptional communication and collaborative working style - highly recommended.
Best of the best service! James is so kind and really likes to help. Very professional and knowledgeable too!
I had a tenancy matter with the agent. The agent tried to keep my b