JFL + Smith Lawyers proudly services predominantly the South Australian business community, although we do also provide legal services to clients based interstate and overseas. 

We endeavour to always provide pragmatic and commercial-orientated legal advice, in a responsive and relatable manner.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we may best assist your business achieve its objectives, whether they are commercial, compliance-related or otherwise.

James frearson-Lea


 (LLB/LP Hons) – admitted 2006

James is an experienced commercial, property and projects lawyer.  He has acted for clients in a variety of industries including rail and water infrastructure, government, critical utilities, transport, manufacturing, waste management and recycling, and retail.  

James is currently a member of the Committee of Management of Glenelg Golf Club.

Pete smith


(LLB/LP Hons) – admitted 2015 

Pete is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who has worked at various national and Adelaide-based firms for a range of clients, ranging from multinational groups and public companies to local SMEs.

Pete has served as a committee member for Blackwood Golf Club and has also provided various legal advice to sporting organisations and not for profits in South Australia.