About Us

Our Approach

Our practice is founded on 3 basic principles, providing real value to our client, using plain english language and delivering a competitive and affordable fixed price offer. We believe these 3 values are key to providing dynamic and innovative legal solutions to our clients.

We want our clients to gain a better understanding of  the legal issues within their business and empower them with knowledge and understanding they can utilise on a daily basis.

Emilia Cardillo

Principal Lawyer and Founder

Accredited Specialist in Business Law


Emilia has over 10 years experience in the legal industry, specialising in commercial and property law. She is also an Accredited Specialist in Business Law. Emilia is Newcastle’s first female Accredited Specialist in Business Law.

Emilia has worked in boutique and national law firms and is able to draw on an extensive range of knowledge having worked for large national companies, not-for-profit organisations and small and medium businesses. Her legal knowledge encompasses a broad range of legal services including commercial transactions and negotiation, competition and consumer law, residential and commercial conveyancing and retail and commercial leasing.

Having launched her own online retail business, ROYAL RHINO in 2016, Emilia has first hand experience of the challenges facing businesses in the fast paced digital age and the need to balance quality legal advice to manage risks in business with managing the costs of operating a business. Emilia is able to provide risk minimisation strategies for business by providing legal advice that is not only technical but also acknowledging the commercial realities of doing business.

Emilia is committed to providing clients with timely and cost effective advice offering innovative and tailored solutions.

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