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We are Geelong Lawyers who pride ourselves on being one of the most successful private law firms in the region. Our results speak for themselves.

Our remedy driven approach coupled with our friendly, unpretentious manner sets us apart from other Geelong Lawyers.

We also save you money. Our lawyers are fierce advocates and appear regularly on behalf of clients in court. As a result, we will not waste your money briefing barristers to do the work we carry out regularly, unless absolutely necessary.

We also assist clients outside of Geelong, with our lawyers appearing regularly at Courts in Colac, Werribee, Ballarat and Warrnambool.

Whatever your legal problem, we can help you.

Geelong Lawyers

Our Services

Family Law

We are Family Law specialists who always try to resolve your matter before it proceeds to litigation. Family Law issues are hard enough without the costly burden of going to court...

Criminal Law

Whether it be a minor traffic offence or a serious indictable offence, our Criminal Law advocates are highly skilled and will achieve the best possible outcome for you...


We act on behalf of Applicants and Respondents and appear in contested matters.


We act in a broad range of litigious matters and appear regularly in various courts and tribunals.


Have you been unfairly dismissed? We are here to help.


We draft basic and complex wills involving trusts.


We can assist after the death of a loved one and ensure the probate process is made simple.


We handle leasing, sale and purchase of business, loan agreements and contracts.

What separates us from the pack

Seeking legal advice should not be a traumatic experience.

At Ben von Einem & Associates, our lawyers and support staff will always treat you as equals. You are not just another number and our lawyers take a genuine interest in each client and their legal problem.

Although our primary focus is achieving the best result for you, we are also conscious that navigating the legal system can be stressful. We are here to talk and provide support to you throughout your legal matter.

Our lawyers are friendly, unpretentious, highly skilled and are not afraid to go the extra mile.

Locations We Serve



In the heart of Geelong’s CBD, our main office serves as the headquarters for our broad range of services across the region. Our Geelong lawyers specialise in criminal law, family law and intervention orders while our Director can also assist with an array of commercial and estate related matters. Whatever your legal problem, we have you covered.



When your faced with the prospect of going to Court, securing guidance from a seasoned intervention order or criminal lawyer becomes paramount. Our lawyers appear regularly at Werribee Magistrates Court, ensuring you receive an optimal outcome. From a minor matter to the most serious, protecting your interests is our goal.



For those in search of a lawyer on the Surf Coast, our firm includes a Senior Lawyer based in Torquay. Whether you need assistance with an intervention order, have separated from your partner and need some preliminary advice, or have been charged by Police, our Surf Coast based Senior Lawyer can assist.



Our team includes Colac lawyers who appear weekly at Colac Magistrates Court. We frequently assist and support clients in this area in relation to matters spanning from summary offences to serious indictable crime. Our specialist criminal law and intervention order lawyers will achieve a favourable outcome for you.

Latest Knowledge

An intervention order could change your life, for better or worse!

Having the Police turn up at your door and serve an intervention order on you is a traumatising, foreign experience and can have drastic consequences. On the flip side, applying for and having the protection offered by an intervention order could save your life. Either way, our Geelong lawyers can help! What is an ‘IVO’? […]


Who will keep the kids?

Navigating parental responsibilities and care arrangements for children after a separation can appear overwhelming, but we are here to help. In Australia, parents are encouraged to reach parenting agreements, including decisions about where the child will live and how they will spend time with each parent. These agreements can be formalised as parenting plans or […]


Mandatory loss of licence in Victoria

Most people take their driver’s licence for granted.

It’s not until their licence is under threat that they begin to realise losing it could mean losing everything, including current employment.

However, our highly skilled solicitors can ensure this does not happen to you.


From Our Clients

“We recently used the services of Ben Von Einem and would highly recommend Ben to anyone wishing to deal with a professional, knowledgeable, efficient, reliable and 'down to earth' Lawyer. We will definitely use Ben for all our future legal matters.”


“Thanks again for the great outcome. I was really happy and would not hesitate to call on the services of Pat again.  Pat was great at giving the facts and looking at the situation from an angle that I would not have thought of. If it wasn't for his advice and negotiations, the consequences would have been dire. Pat’s persuasion in Court was quite unbelievable and the result he achieved saved my livelihood. Thanks again for all you did. The cost was also well worth it. All my warmest regards, Stuart.   ”


“I have engaged Ben on two separate occasions. One for Commercial and another for Family Law. I have found Ben to be honest and upfront with his advice and concise with his attitude to achieve a suitable outcome. He is well resourced with his relationships of expert Barristers and Libby his able assistant is a huge asset to the business. Thanks guys for helping me through some tough times.”


“I would like to express my appreciation to Ben Von Einem for representing me and I highly recommend his services. I always felt Ben was understanding of my needs and had my best interests at heart. Ben works in a dynamic professional manner to ensure the best outcome is reached. He has a special talent for making clients feel at ease with his honest and down to earth manner. Ben was always able to provide a practical understanding for all the professional legal expressions surrounding the subject matter without compromising his depth of experience and knowledge. Ben's distinguishing quality is his character and integrity. He puts an emphasis on the client to solicitor relationship and keeps his results focused on what his client wants. Thank you Ben for achieving the best outcome in a cost effective, professional and timely manner. ”

Mai Ling

“I have used Ben Von Einem in relation to several legal matters and each time he has delivered a successful outcome. I cannot recommend him highly enough.”


“I am thrilled to recommend the services from Ben Von Einem. I was represented in court by Ben whom not only showed a great enthusiasm for my case, but made a point of making me feel at ease and not like just another client. He is highly professional, personable and was very willing to fight on my behalf. Ben was very responsive to all my concerns and questions and always provided me with efficient and knowledgeable responses and I would have no hesitations in recommending him to anyone at any time. If you are looking for someone who isn't afraid to get up there and fight for you, then Ben is the lawyer you need to seek out. You will be met with a friendly, honest and hard working lawyer who isn't afraid to say it how it is and is reputable among his colleagues. Excellent service.”


“I can highly recommend Ben, very lovely young man and a talented lawyer.”


“Ben von Einem and Associates law firm really helped my brother with all his family law and custody issues. The whole process of going to court was very nerve wracking and Ben did a great job at helping calm my brothers nerves, and listened to what my brother wanted.”


“I could not be happier with the services I received from Ben von Einem. He was extremely efficient and professional. Would recommend to all friends and family and would certainly use again.”


“As a father in a messy custody dispute Ben went the extra mile . Ben was an exceptional lawyer who listened to my concerns and wasPassionate about advocating for the right of the father. Not only did he advocate for the children’s best interest but ensured my roleAs a father wasn’t compromised. Compared to my previous lawyer, Ben was approachable, and affordable and down to earth. His administration staff were outstanding and always cheerful. Highly recommended.”