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Getting into Business? Understand Your Business Structure

If you’re buying a new business or starting a new one, an essential starting point is understanding your business structure. What do we mean by that? We mean this: what is the vessel through which your business will function, and what are its benefits and risks? Unfortunately, many business owners simply leave this up to …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Georgia Austin to our Commercial/ Property Law Division

Georgia Austin  – Associate LLB, BBA, GradDip LP Georgia is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and practises predominantly in the areas of property and commercial law.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, a  Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. Georgia is a dedicated and enthusiastic …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Ebony Barry to our Family Law Division

Ebony Barry – Legal Secretary – Family Law LLB (Hons), BBus (Management) Ebony graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Business in July 2021, and during her studies, she completed courses in family law and domestic violence. Ebony works as a legal secretary in our family law division at …

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Why we do what we do! Congrats to our patient and trusting client on a well deserved outcome.

A cyclist has been found not guilty of serious assault after knocking a grandfather unconscious in a road rage incident last year. The victim was 'dumbfounded' at the verdict sitting down exclusively with 7NEWS this morning. https://t.co/ml7HLBtvLN @KaitlanSteadman #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/na8U6h7o1C — 7NEWS Gold Coast (@7NewsGoldCoast) November 25, 2021

7 Key Areas of Due Diligence when Buying a Business

Buying a business is an exciting time. You’ve found an enterprise that suits you, costs the right amount, and you’ve signed up a contract to buy or a terms sheet. At this point, you’re feeling committed to the process. You’re crunching numbers for future profits, jotting down ideas for how you’re going to improve things, …

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The Brand New Family Court Experience… What’s Changed?

Of the many complaints levelled at the family law system in Australia over the last little while, there are a few dominant themes: it takes too long, people “game” the system, and processes involving children are manifestly inadequate. In an effort to dramatically overhaul the family law system and address many of these issues, earlier …

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Failing to Report Sexual Offences against Children is Now an Offence

As of 5 July 2021, it has become an offence in Queensland if you fail to report sexual offending against children. In this article, we’ll set out how the new law works, who it applies to, and what exceptions there are to the reporting requirements. The New Reporting Obligations in a Nutshell If you are …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Grant Furiosi to our Family Law Division

Grant joined TWC Lawyers in October 2020 and comes with great experience. Experience Grant is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia and practises exclusively in Family Law. With regular appearances before the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia and Magistrates Courts he …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Natalie Tuson to our Family Law Division

Experience Natalie has experience in all areas of Family Law including parenting disputes, property division, spousal maintenance and divorce. Natalie has specific knowledge in business related matters largely due to her commercial law and banking background. Natalie also has experience in all areas of Domestic and Family Violence matters. Natalie is able to assist clients …

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Common Assault QLD – Definition, Penalties, Best Response

In Queensland, the term “common assault” covers a range of potential acts and incidents that might occur. Under the umbrella of common assault are several different terms that you have probably heard used, and might have wondered how they fit into the Queensland criminal law system. In this article, we’ll discuss: What is common assault; …

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The One Punch Law – What is It, and How Does it Work?

The offence of “unlawful striking causing death” – more commonly known as the one punch law – was introduced in Queensland in 2014 to address a perceived gap in the current criminal law system when dealing with certain types of incident. This article discusses the essential elements of the one punch law, why the one …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Gabby King to our TWC Team

Gabby King Graduate Lawyer Gabrielle (Gabby)  King BA (Griffith University) Gabby graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice and a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and is due to be admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Australia in December 2021. Gabby is an experienced law clerk/legal secretary working in …

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TWC Lawyers – Welcome Michelle Landon to our TWC Team

Michelle Landon Legal Secretary BA (Southern Cross University) Michelle has previously completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Masters in Criminology at Bond University, whereby she had the opportunity to participate in work experience with the Logan office of Probation and Parole. Michelle is currently completing her Bachelor of Law degree at Southern Cross University …

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