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We’re entrepreneurs, creative thinkers and problem solvers that just happen to be lawyers.

We don’t believe in fancy self-serving mission statements.

We exist for the sole purpose of providing clear, collaborative and considered legal solutions for our clients because we love making an impact on the clients we work with so that they can make an impact in what they do.

 We empower our clients through education and knowledge. We work collaboratively with you, your financial adviser and accountant to provide holistic advice and real solutions.

We are Clear Law.

Our Team

Vik Sundar

Managing Director

Vik is a leading private wealth lawyer specialising in estate planning, SMSFs, asset protection, commercial and tax law.

With a focus on providing practical advice and thinking outside of the box, Vik’s blend of expertise and solutions driven focus makes him the go to lawyer for matriarchs, patriarchs, SMEs, business owners and family offices on their estate planning, SMSF, asset protection, commercial and tax law needs.

The adviser’s adviser, Vik also provides specialist legal advice to accountants, financial planners and financial services firms on the delivery of private wealth legal services to their clients.

When we say Vik is an estate planning expert, we mean it. Vik is the pre-eminent expert in Australia on testamentary trusts having authored the three main textbooks in Australia on testamentary trusts and winning the inaugural Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Award for Wills and Estates.

Vik has a Bachelor of Commerce (UOW), a Juris Doctor (ANU) and a Masters in Tax (USyd).

Daniel Ravenscroft Paterson


Daniel works with clients ranging from individuals and families, to more intricate estate planning situations involving complex wills and testamentary trusts, blended families, and business succession.

In addition to estate planning with a wealth protection focus, Daniel also advises on family provision claims, inheritance disputes, and estate administration matters such as probate. As Daniel frequently assists in tax-related matters, business and commercial transactions, he is able to provide a continuity of service to clients over a wide section of the law.

Daniel has a Bachelor Arts (International Relations and Politics) / Bachelor Asia-Pacific Studies (Chinese) with First Class Honours and a Graduate Diploma in Asia-Pacific Studies from the Australian National University. After spending time in China developing his Mandarin language skills he completed his Juris Doctor at the Australian National University.

Contact us

  • Address

    Head Office: Level 6, 1 Constitution Avenue, Canberra City.

    Sydney: Level 32, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney.

    Melbourne: Level 7, 171 Collins Street, Melbourne.

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1481, Canberra, ACT 2601.