Waye-Harris Lawyers

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Jacob Waye Harris

Jacob Waye–Harris is an experienced contracts lawyer who, after starting his career in a large Adelaide law firm, spent many years leading commercial and legal teams in major Australian and international companies.

Jacob’s extensive experience enables him to apply his commercial and legal skills to help companies establish strong customer relationships and win and retain business. Jacob will often provide tables, checklists and diagrams to simplify complex legal issues, allowing more time to be focused on implementing the solution rather than worrying about the problem.

In recent years Jacob has been responsible for negotiating and securing many major contracts for the companies he has worked for, and has been recognised as one of Australia’s best in-house lawyers through various industry awards.


Scott Long

Scott has worked in various roles in the legal industry for over 15 years. He is a veteran of in-house legal and commercial practice.   Scott’s experience spans commercial property, defence and higher education sectors. He has built a broad range of knowledge and experience in commercial transactions, complex procurement, compliance, corporate governance, dispute resolution, risk and insurance management, and general business operations. 

Having working in various fields as an in-house lawyer Scott is unphased by working with the unfamiliar and unusual.  If you have a problem, Scott will find a solution.

Scott is also a periodic teacher at the University of Adelaide, and a time to time public speaker on various legal and commercial topics.