Cost estimates | Client brochure

6 February, 2018

Many clients have never retained a lawyer before and do not know how to work effectively with them or understand what a cost estimate is. This lack of understanding sometimes contributes to claims against law firms that could have been avoided or minimised if there had been better communication between the firm and the client about […]

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Cyber security – how to protect yourself | Client brochure

5 February, 2018

Our firm has proactive steps in place to protect you and your information from cyber-attack. We also need you to take some precautionary steps to ensure the security of your information. What we will do Tell you at the start of a matter what our payment details are and not change those details unless we […]

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A guide for executors

24 January, 2018

18 frequently asked questions about being an executor. This booklet provides a guide, in question and answer format, for executors about their role, their obligations and what is involved in managing and finalising an estate in Victoria. For more information executors should contact their legal practitioner. 1 Who is an executor? An executor is a […]

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A guide for beneficiaries

24 January, 2018

20 frequently asked questions about being a beneficiary This booklet provides a guide, in question and answer format, for beneficiaries about what is means to be a beneficiary, what is required of them and what is involved in managing and finalising an estate in Victoria. For more information beneficiaries should contact their legal practitioner. 1 […]

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File note – meeting to advise about a guarantee

21 December, 2017

This file note is designed to be used by practitioners when they are advising third party guarantors and providing a solicitor’s certificate of their advice. Practitioners should review the file note template with the guarantee and/or mortgage documents before meeting with the client and make any necessary additions or changes to the typed file note […]

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Tenants and Tenants in Common | Client handout

5 September, 2016

A useful handout to give clients to explain the differences joint tenants and tenants in common. Tenants and Tenants in Common client handout  

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Working together roles and obligations | Client brochure

15 August, 2016

Many clients have never retained a lawyer before and do not know how to work effectively with them. This lack of understanding sometimes contributes to claims against law firms that could have been avoided or minimised if there had been better communication between the firm and the client about working together. To help practitioners manage their […]

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