You might not believe this but, if you don’t need us – we’ll tell you. This is why we offer a fixed fee initial consultation – to discuss the problem you have, figure out if it’s a legal problem and if so, how best to help you with it. If it’s not strictly a legal problem, but could be assisted by some legal know-how, then we can provide you with that too. We try to empower our clients – we don’t just aim to help you, we aim to explain what is happening and what tools you and your lawyer can use to get you through it. Even so, sometimes legal processes can be confusing to people who aren’t used to them – separating from your partner, buying or selling a house, starting a business – and you want to get it right. Getting it right is the lawyer’s job. So if you want to get it right the first time then yes, you need a lawyer.
Our solicitors and team of legal professionals are experienced in defending environmental and maritime offences at both State and Commonwealth level given our location to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. We are also recognised for our long term practice in the Fishing, Admiralty and Maritime law fields and have handled successfully managed salvage claims, undertaken Writs against vessels, and the Arrests of vessels.