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Casual 4 A Cause Fridays

Casual 4 a Cause Fridays If you ever pop into the PD Law office on a Friday, you will notice that the dress code has become very casual. This is being adopted for an extremely good cause - "Casual4aCause" Fridays is raising funds from the PD Law team (and any visitors...

Family Law – Going through a separation – what now?

Going through a separation – what now? Ending a relationship can be stressful and it’s easy to get confused trying to work out what you need to do to protect yourself and your assets at such an emotional time in your life. To help offer some guidance, here’s some tips...

‘”What would she know? She’s a girl”

"Women in law and other dumb concepts" We all woke to the attached ad in the local paper. Our competitor asked: “Have you ever wished an experienced lawyer would carry out your legal work instead of a girl in the office?” Um. None taken. Let's introduce ‘a girl’ or...

We are hiring! Conveyancing PARALEGAL – WHITSUNDAY

Who are we? PD Law: is a small progressive law firm located in the Whitsundays, north of Mackay and south of Townsville; offers comprehensive legal services in the areas of property conveyancing and development, business transactions, leasing, wills and estates,...

PD Law’s Hayden Grimston hits major professional highlight

Monday the 12th of December 2016 was a major milestone for Hayden Grimston, who was admitted to practise as a solicitor in yesterday’s admission sittings at the Supreme Court of Queensland in Townsville.  PD Law director Stuart Bell travelled to Townsville to move...

AGENTS SURVIVAL SERIES – VOL11A/2016

So what is E-Conveyancing?   PD Law are excited to have Recently completed our first E-Conveyancing settlement using the new PEXA online platform. So, what is E-Conveyancing and how is it different from the normal paper conveyancing process? E-Conveyancing...

We are hiring! Office Receptionist

Who are we   We: are a small and progressive law firm located in Whitsunday, north of Mackay and south of Townsville Offer comprehensive legal services in the areas of property conveyancing & development, business transactions and leasing, wills and estates,...

Family Law Seminar Series – 2

When a relationship breaks down - who gets the kids?    As we come into the last few months of the year, family issues are heightened with financial pressure from having to buy the kids Christmas gifts, to sorting childcare arrangements over the holidays. At...

Family Law Seminar Series

Separating? What happens now? PD Law are running a series of FREE Family Law Seminars in conjunction with the Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre. The first of these will take place on Wednesday 7 September from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre....

Whitsunday Reef Festival 2016

From Whitsunday Reef Festival Site. Download  Reef Festival 2016 Program. Download Whitsunday Reef Festival Road Closure Information. Download Reef Festival bus stop & taxi map The vibrant coastal town of Airlie Beach will come alive in August 2016, as the...

We are hiring! PARALEGAL – WHITSUNDAY

Who are we We: are a small and progressive law firm located in Whitsunday, north of Mackay and south of Townsville. Offer comprehensive legal services in the areas of property conveyancing & development, business transactions and leasing, wills and estates, family...

AGENTS SURVIVAL SERIES – VOL6A/2016

Hard to get Foreign Buyers to buy? It just got 3% harder.   Starting 1 October 2016, foreign buyers will have to pay an additional 3% transfer duty (stamp duty) when buying residential land in Queensland. This surcharge is called Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty...

I thought the contract covered this.

It’s been a long few months: you’ve spoken to dozens of agents, brokers and banks, builder friends and family members and you’ve decided on the dream home. The agent prepares the contract and asks if you want the usual ‘get out of jail’ clauses –pest and building...

The paradox of innovation

“It just crawled into that bloody hole in my glove!” Last weekend I had the great pleasure of harvesting and extracting honey the traditional way from my parents’ bee hive: white overalls, the funny veil, bee smoker, the whole show. And later at their home, separating...

‘”What would she know? She’s a girl”

"Women in law and other dumb concepts" We all woke to the attached ad in the local paper. Our competitor asked: “Have you ever wished an experienced lawyer would carry out your legal work instead of a girl in the office?” Um. None taken. Let's introduce ‘a girl’ or...

It’s not just about the law

Since 2012, PD Law’s goal was to re-think legal services delivery. “It’s no secret legal services are a bit of a grudge purchase”, director Stuart Bell said. “We’re working hard to change that, and offer an affordable menu of contemporary services so people can...

Agents Survival Series – Vol 2B/2016

Don’t let the Pool Safety Inspection Date sink your deal We’re seeing loads of contracts with either the wrong date or no date at all. Here’s a quick refresher on when it’s necessary, and what can happen if dates are missing, or wrong When do you need to complete it?...

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