How to keep costs low in your family law matter

For many clients, seeing a lawyer about separation or another family law matter is the first time they’ve had a reason to see any lawyer. Understandably, one of their biggest concerns is how much this process will cost. The cost of a matter is a topic we are often...

New informality in Wills

It seems that everything is becoming less formal and Wills are no exception. In a recent decision the Supreme Court in Brisbane determined that a Will typed in to the notes app of an iPhone was a valid and binding Will. In this landmark decision the Court was...

Significant changes to employment law

Business need to be aware of changes that came into effect on 1 July 2014: Minimum wage: The national minimum wage for adults is now $16.87 per hour or $640 per week. For employees paid under an Award this applies from the first pay period after July 1. Casual loading...