About Legal One 

Established in 2010, our enthusiastic team of lawyers, led by Alison Michael Eid, have worked hard to make Legal One Services a place of excellence in the provision of legal services and client experience.

We work hard and are focused on achieving the best possible result for you. We are a dedicated team of professionals, who provide legal services for individuals and businesses in vast areas of law, including Building and Construction Law, Family Law, Criminal Law, Property and Conveyancing, Purchase and Sale of Business, Commercial/Retail Leases,  Wills and Probate, Traffic Matters, and all Court work generally. 


Our qualified Lawyers have been admitted in both the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia, and regularly appear in the Local, District and Supreme Court, the Federal Court, and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

We understand that we are responsible to our community to observe high standards of conduct and behaviour when we perform our duties to the courts, our clients and our fellow practitioners.

This means that as lawyers engaged in the profession . . .

We primarily serve the interests of justice

We act competently and diligently in the service of our clients

We advance our clients' interests above our own

We act confidentially and in the protection of all client information

We act together for the mutual benefit of our profession

We avoid any conflict of interest and duties

We observe our duty to the Court of which we are officers to ensure the proper and efficient administration of justice

We seek to maintain the highest standards of integrity, honesty and fairness in all our dealings

We charge fairly for our work

Our goal is to ensure client satisfaction whilst utilising our skills and knowledge in law to optimise the greatest of results for you. 


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Alison Michael Eid


With over 20 years’ experience in the legal services industry, Alison is passionate about holistic client care, and attention to detail in all things. Harboring many successes in Building and Construction Law, Alison has negotiated deals worth in excess of $72m. She also practices regularly in defect litigation, appearing in many matters in the Supreme Court and NCAT.

Alison has achieved outstanding results in Criminal Law, representing clients charged with a range of offences, including drug offences, traffic matters, assault, take and detain charges, choke and domestic violence, and theft. She appears regularly in the Family Courts, and all NSW courts and Federal Courts.  

An all-rounder in litigation and court work, as well as contract negotiation, Alison aims to deliver outstanding client experience in all matters.

Alison was a top finalist in 2017 for the prestigious award of Private Practice Lawyer of the Year by the Women Lawyers' Association of NSW, and is also a registered Public Notary.

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Brendan Sedrak


Admitted as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2015, Brendan is a transactional lawyer, assisting clients ranging from first home buyers, vendors, purchasers, developers and property investors.

Brendan’s area of practice is property and commercial law. He is passionate about achieving the best outcome for clients, in matters such as sale and purchase of Land, retail and commercial leasing, off the plan developments, and sale of business.

On a journey with Developers, Brendan acts from the inception of the project, being acquisition of the site, to sale of the plan, and registration and completion at the end of the project. Brendan assists developers in navigating DA Conditions, and meeting lender’s criteria.

Brendan has also acted on various franchise agreements, and Vendors and Purchasers for sale and purchase of business.

As part of the Legal One team, Brendan strives for client satisfaction and delivery of high quality service.

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Valentina Tahmizian 


Hard working and committed, Valentina comes from a background of Criminal and Civil Law, with a strong passion for Family Law.

Valentina has extensive experience having acted for parties in both financial and parenting cases in Family Law, and has a high success rate in settling cases favourably, avoiding the cost, time and angst of protracted litigation. With a primary focus on client needs and satisfaction, she works diligently to achieve results that are commercially viable and in the best interests of her clients.

Valentina attends courts and tribunals regularly and is an advocate of dispute resolution and early settlement. Having said that, when a matter is beyond settlement, Valentina is a formidable opponent in litigation.

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Chanice Nahmy


Chanice has been a part of the Legal One team since 2019, bringing a wealth of professionalism and knowledge with her. Her experience as a Contract Administrator in the Building and Construction industry provided her with an impressive foundation for her admission as a solicitor in 2021, after completing her Bachelor of Business (Management)/Bachelor of Laws at Western Sydney University.

As a result, Chanice undertakes a vast range of legal matters, with a special interest in Criminal Law, Building and Construction,and Wills and Probate. She is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for her clients, and acts in Supreme Court, Local Court, and Family Court matters. With a fierce commitment to providing outstanding legal services to her clients, Chanice is a valuable member of the Legal One team.

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Lucas Barkho


After receiving his Bachelor of Business (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology Sydney, Lucas joined Legal One in 2019 as a law graduate. He was admitted as a solicitor in 2020, and is currently an Associate at the firm.


Lucas regularly advises his clients on a broad range of commercial matters with a particular focus on Property, Finance and Building and Construction. He has also acted in a broad range of litigation matters in a variety of jurisdictions.


Lucas prides himself in delivering exceptional legal services and solid commercial outcomes to his clients.