About us

Since 1967, Sharrock Pitman Legal has made a significant and long term contribution to meeting the legal needs of business owners and residents in the City of Monash and the greater Melbourne area.

Our story

Your experience of our law practice of today results from the solid foundations built in the past.


Richard Pitman starts a solo conveyancing and probate practice in Glen Waverley


David Sharrock starts his career as a commercial lawyer, working in suburban law firms, including as the commercial partner at a Box Hill firm, assisting for profit businesses and not-for-profit organisations


David Sharrock acquires Richard Pitman’s law firm and launches Sharrock Pitman Legal in Glen Waverley, with Richard retiring


Our law practice is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as specialising in Commercial Law and thereafter experiences steady, solid growth with a growing team


The firm moves to new, larger business premises in Glen Waverley and, over the years, the team includes Accredited Specialists in Property Law, Commercial Litigation, Wills & Estates and Family Law


We start a mediation service called DisputeOver, for workplace and business disputes


Sharrock Pitman Legal becomes an incorporated legal practice, with long term employees Andre Ong and Mitchell Zadow joining David Sharrock in partnership.


We launch a community-based business club called The School of Hard Knocks for Stressed Business People and Reluctant Entrepreneurs, for business owners and executive and board members of not-for-profit organisations


We launch a business consultancy and networking forum called The Reluctant Entrepreneur, to assist our customers with their business needs


We publish a practical, business workbook entitled Fighting for Enterprise Success: through the eye of the tiger, to assist our customers with key business fundamentals


As at 31 December, David Sharrock retires from partnership


Mitchell Zadow and Andre Ong continue to lead Sharrock Pitman Legal, supported by a large, high performance team


Our law practice is located on the ground floor of modern, multi-level premises, adjacent to the busy retail and restaurant precinct in Glen Waverley.

The building is a real commercial hub, with some 25 other businesses located there.

Customers are afforded comfort, convenience and easy access to the premises. There is bus and train transport nearby, with free car parking opposite the building off Montclair Avenue and adjacent to Glen Waverley train station. Paid parking is available at The Glen Shopping Centre.

We aim to be different and to make a difference in terms of service, expertise and solutions. Click on Our Commitment to You to discover what this means for you.


We speak your language

Our lawyers can assist customers experiencing English-language barriers.

  • Bahasa Indonesian
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Sinhalese
  • Urdu

The values we stand for

At Sharrock Pitman Legal, we do not practice law to meet our own needs or to serve our own ends. Our paramount focus and intent is to really care for you, our customer, so that we meet your needs and serve your ends, first and foremost.

We stand firm

For us, this means that we will not compromise our ethical standards or our honesty and integrity, never ever. This goes to our character.

We dig deep

For us, this means that we practise law by really caring so that we serve you with dignity, respect, understanding and empathy, second to none. This goes to our heart.

We run marathons

For us, this means that we train hard and give the very best of ourselves, and of our expertise, knowledge, skills and service for your benefit, as mediocrity just will not cut it. This goes to our competence.

We climb mountains

For us, this means that we act fearlessly, with courage, perseverance and determination, regardless of the difficulty or challenge. This goes to our commitment.

We make rain

For us, this means that we are totally focused on meeting and even exceeding expectations, achieving remarkable results, and adding real value because of our legal work, and nothing less will do. This goes to our passion.

Get in touch

When you contact us you will soon discover that we really are caring lawyers who will always be ‘on your side®’.

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