Christopher Alfonso


Chris' primary areas of practice are:

Wills & Estates

Chris works with clients in the development of a comprehensive estate plan to effectively manage their affairs and protect their wealth, both during their lifetime and following their death. In doing so, Chris ensures that clients’ estate plans are customised to suit their individual needs and circumstances.

Property Law

Chris has experience in handling a range of transactions including:

  • commercial sales and purchases;
  • retirement village sales and purchases;
  • residential sales and purchases;
  • commercial leasing;
  • retail leasing; and
  • retirement village leasing.

He works with his clients to ensure that the sale or purchase of property is handled thoroughly, effectively and in a timely manner.  Since becoming a lawyer, Chris has fostered a growing number of referral sources which is a testament to the quality of service he provides.

Commercial & Business Law

Chris assists clients to navigate the requirements and challenges that they may face during:

  • the initial acquisition of a business;
  • the structure and operational setup of a business; or
  • the sale of a business.

His economics background has provided him with a broad and effective understanding of the challenges faced by businesses.

Memberships | Board Positions | Volunteer Positions

  • Law Society of New South Wales - Member
  • ALPMA - Member

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Recent articles by Christopher

What are make good obligations in commercial and retail leases?

What are make good obligations in commercial and retail leases?

Most retail and commercial leases will have a clause dedicated to the issues relating to repairs and maintenance of the premises while a tenant is in occupation. Generally speaking, when the term of the lease ends, the tenant has an obligation to make good the premises to the condition that they were in at the commencement of the lease.
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Timing the withdrawal of your superannuation to be tax effective

Timing the withdrawal of your superannuation to be tax effective

As the population ages, the issue of timing the withdrawal of funds you’ve accrued in your superannuation account(s) becomes more important. Withdrawing from your super too early, you may miss out on the favourable tax treatment. Not withdrawing in time and your money may be subjected to tax which might otherwise not have applied.
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Understanding deposit bonds in real estate transactions

Understanding deposit bonds in real estate transactions

A deposit bond is an alternative to the traditional cash deposit paid when entering into a real estate contract. This article demystifies the concept, shedding light on what it entails and providing valuable insights for clients considering its use in real estate transactions.
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How can I stop my kids from challenging my Will?

How can I stop my kids from challenging my Will?

Contemplating leaving a child out of your Will is a common issue that arises in families, particularly where one or more of the children are seen as the “black sheep”. In very general terms, kids might challenge the Will you make in three areas.
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