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Finlaysons can lay claim to being the oldest law firm in South Australia, tracing our origins back to 1850, just fourteen years after South Australia was colonised.

It’s a journey that’s seen many changes over the years. We’re very proud of our history but we don’t dwell on the past and consistently innovate and reinvent.


The chart below traces the firm’s evolution from Ayers & Ayers to Finlaysons.

Finlaysons Family Tree infographic