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Our Expertise

Banking & Finance

Animus Legal is the Law firm of choice for business owners, entrepreneurs & investors who value exceptional customer experience, sound expertise & timely response

Australia’s banking & finance industry is highly-regulated & competitive, rapidly changing & currently under close watch.

In an economic climate where financial service providers have often provided poor investment & insurance guidance, borrowers have suffered losses because of questionable lending practices by banks, credit providers & brokers. Profits have been put before people leaving individuals & companies devastated.

If you have experienced bad financial advice

or have lost money in this wave of misdealing by the banking and finance sector, or you have a financial dispute, you can tap into the special expertise of Anumis in this area. We will provide you with efficient, innovative solutions based on our years of commercial experience and qualifications in the financial arena.

We have a long history of negotiating with banks, investment providers & other financial institutions. We have a depth of hands-on experience across commercial & business lending, corporate & institutional finance & investment. We also act on real estate, property & construction finance matters as well as regulation & compliance, commercial, corporate & institutional lending & loan collection & recovery.

Litigation is stressful for all parties involved

When financiers treat business owners unfairly, we understand the enormous pressure you are under. We understand the importance of swift and efficient resolution of your matters, so that the heavy weight of your financial dispute is contained an minimised.

Anumis Legal has a fast growing reputation

for finding ways to avoid costly and lengthy court proceedings. Whilst your matter is meticulously prepared from the start as if a trial will happen, through the strategic application of negotiation, mediation, negotiation, or other forms of alternative dispute resolution we aim to get faster results for you, saving your money and your time.

You can depend upon our commercially focused law firm to get to know you & your business in depth – because we know that it’s easier & cheaper to keep you out of trouble than to get you out of trouble.

Our practice areas include:


Trusts disputes


Mortgage disputes


Debt/credit facility default


Regulation & Compliance


Investment Funds & unit-holder disputes


Voluntary administration & liquidation


Bankruptcy & insolvency


Commercial & Corporate Lending

Anumis legal specialises in helping Australian businesses resolve disputes with large
banks & financial institutions. If your dispute has to proceed to court, you’ll find
Anumis to be a formidable, persuasive & tenacious litigator.


Client Reviews


Outstanding professional service

"Outstanding professional service and an excellent choice of firm for both our business lease and personal wills. We have sold several properties and can highly recommend Anumis Legal as the best legal service we have ever encountered. Thank you, Anumis for the peace of mind – drjohn you are a gem.”

We were delighted and relieved to find drJohn 

"Both my husband and myself run small family businesses on the Sunshine Coast and from time to time have needed legal advice across a variety of tasks. While other legal companies provided helpful and courteous attention, we were delighted and relieved to find drjohn Cronin at Anumis Legal a few years ago. His wealth of experience, diversity in skills and achievements ensured we received solid legal advice, provided with diligence and care. Always grateful for his collaborative approach, wise counsel, accurate advice and opinions on a wide range of issues we feel very well served legally and confident that we are in safe hands. We are proud to be clients of Anumis Legal!”


Anumis legal ensured all the work was completed and done well.

"My home was flooded due to a burst water filter whilst I was away. I had previously dealt with lawyers and hadn’t been happy with the outcome or the way I was treated. drjohn was reassuring and put me at ease straight away, I felt instantly that drjohn had my back. drjohn dealt with all contact with the builders and ensured I was provided with the correct certification and guarantees and attended site meetings to ensure I had support from start to finish. Anumis legal ensured all the work was completed and done well. ”

drjohn made it easy for me

"Awesome! Thank you. drjohn made it really easy for me and I feel so much better about going into the lease now.”

Calm and clever. Keeping me focused.

"drjohn had been really wonderful. Calm and clever. It’s keeping me focused. (Family Law matter)”

So glad he’s my lawyer

"The meeting with drjohn went well. So glad he’s my lawyer. (Family Law matter)”

drJohn provided great counsel, coaching, and clear advice

"I share a similar story to many young start-ups. Group of friends getting together behind an exciting idea. We set up a company, gave each other the title of director and went out to go change the world. As our company grew, it evolved and how we worked together needed to evolve with it. drjohn provided great counsel, coaching, and clear advice. drjohn mediated discussions that lead to a stronger shareholder agreement. In addition, provided us with the full new start-up business pack, we now have contractor agreements and solid terms and conditions for our services. I am a better managing director as a result of drjohn’s advice. As a team, including the businesses we now partner with, are much stronger together. I am grateful for drjohn’s support and will continue to partner with Anumis Legal as our business continues to grow.”

Clarity, honesty, integrity, passion

"Their clarity, honesty, integrity and a passion for providing quality service to their clients. (Family Law matter”

Great solicitor. Great guy.

"drjohn is a great solicitor and an all round great guy. A pleasure to meet him.”

Highly ethical.

"drjohn is highly ethical and really looks after his clients. I was incredibly impressed with him. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Thanks for all your hard work on our case.”