Gatehouse Business Brokers is a division of Gatehouse, and is a specialist business broker within the legal industry.

As a result of our unique position within the legal industry, we can identify business opportunities for first time purchasers looking to step into an established practice or existing practices looking to grow.

We have assisted prospective purchasers in finding opportunities that suit their individual needs and legal expertise.


We have experience in successfully selling law firms and are the only specialised licensed legal practice brokers in Victoria.


As licensed business brokers we understand the complexity and sensitivity of the sale process, and we can assist in successfully navigating you through it.

As a result of our constant contact with people within the legal industry we will provide you with exposure to serious qualified buyers, all with complete confidentiality.

We will assist in marketing the appeal of your practice in the most effective way possible to meet your goals and objectives.

We have recently sold 2 law firms within 30 days.



We are also engaged by law firms to conduct private market appraisals to enable them to either bring in new partners at a fair market price or to evaluate whether to sell their practice.


Our Process.


In Person Brief

We will speak with all decision makers to obtain a detailed brief of the firm and your goals with the sale.

Prepare Information Memorandum

We will prepare a detailed Information Memorandum about your law firm covering aspects of the business that buyers what to know.

We will only disclose the Information Memorandum to parties who have signed a Confidentiality Agreement and that you have approved.



Attract & Promote

We will conduct a search of our database of prospective buyers as well as completing a full marketing campaign.

Facilitate The Buyer Connection With You

We will arrange and attend all meetings between you and all prospective buyers.

We will guide you during the sale process when dealing with prospective buyers.


Manage Sale Process

We will act as the main point of contact for you and all  prospective buyers to ensure the sale process runs smoothly.

We will also provide ongoing feedback to all unsuccessful buyers.


Professional, attentive and personable, John Castello held our hand throughout the pleasant experience, and always keeping us informed along the process. Would recommend Gatehouse legal for your legal brokering requirements.



I would happily recommend the services of Gatehouse Legal Recruitment.  John and his team achieved an amazing result with the sale of my law firm business and worked tirelessly throughout the process.  A big thank you to John and his team.



Law Firms for Sale

Specialist Family Law Firm for Sale – Melbourne

This specialist family law firm was established over 30 years ago and has an excellent reputation and brand in Melbourne and internationally.

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Legal & Conveyancing Business for Sale on the Mornington Peninsula Melbourne

Law Firm For Sale - Established over 40 Years ago - South East Melbourne Bayside

The firm has worked hard to build relationships with organisations, local businesses, companies and key individuals within the area.

The firm practices predominantly in Domestic Building Disputes, Commercial Litigation, Family Law and Domestic Relations.

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About John.

Law Firm Sales

John is also a licensed business broker specialised in selling and merging law firms.

He has achieved success for vendors and has assisted business owners and prospective purchasers in finding opportunities that suits their individual needs and legal expertise.


Level 1, 530 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: + 61 03 9909 7187



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