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Your HVAC legal questions answered

Clearscope Legal are specialists in legal issues in HVAC. If you’re a HVAC business and need a contract reviewed, we’ll provide advice tailored to your industry. If you need a new contract, we can prepare a document that covers all your needs as a HVAC business.

HVAC business must comply with a range of standards, codes and other technical requirements. Clearscope Legal has advised HVAC clients on well-known standards such as AS/NZS 5149, industry codes like the Refrigerant Handling Code of Practice, and legal requirements regarding electromagnetic emissions. If you need help with technical legal matters in HVAC, speak with us.

Clearscope Legal provides advice on a range of laws unique to the HVAC sector, such as:

  • Australia-wide laws applicable to flammable hydrocarbon refrigerants
  • ARC licensing under the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act and Regulations
  • Refrigerated air-conditioning licensing in Victoria under the Victorian Building Act and Regulations
  • In NSW, refrigeration and air-conditioning work under the Home Building Regulation
  • Gas work licenses in Queensland under the Petroleum and Gas Act and Regulations.

The Clearscope difference

We are a leading boutique commercial law firm based in Melbourne. Our lawyers are commercial law specialists, with many years of experience both in private practice and as in-house counsel for local corporate groups and international businesses.

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What our clients are saying

My company saved hundreds of thousands of dollars and untold misery through detailed, thorough and sharp examination of a contract that we ultimately signed (with suggested amendments from Clearscope Legal) with one of our suppliers.
Abraham Jacks
Director, Ampetus Energy
Clearscope Legal has consistently achieved results and minimised cost to our business – in areas including dispute resolution, business law, employment and recoveries. Their broad experience, and clear, direct and decisive approach has been invaluable
Stuart Patterson
Director, Pattersons Build Group
Car Stackers International highly recommends Clearscope Legal. We have been extremely satisfied with their industry focus, high levels of service and professionalism.
Jamie Polkinghorne
Director, Car Stackers International
We recently engaged Clearscope to undertake a review of our standard terms and conditions of sale. With thousands of customers this is important to our business and we found Raphael to be very responsive and knowledgeable. He also recently kept us up to date with emerging developments in this space which was most appreciated.
Graeme Williamson
Managing Director, Lotus Commercial
Raphael Brown is a smart, efficient, knowledgeable and extremely commercially astute lawyer. I would highly recommend him to any individual or business who cares about protecting their interests and making legally wise decisions.
Joel Gerschman
Director, Digital Autopilot
As a technology platform vendor, we need to ensure that our contracts are watertight and that our intellectual property is fully protected. We highly recommend Clearscope Legal, and always know that we can count on them for their impeccable attention to detail, and their commercial and down to earth approach.
Zak Levick
Chief Operations Officer, Skand