Koffels attend Boris Johnson Lecture discussing growing ties with Australia

Ross & Julia Koffel, of Koffels Solicitors & Barristers (Sydney),  recently attended the Lowy Institute for International Policy 2017 Lowy Lecture, delivered by the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP.  As Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, he indicated in his speech, the enhanced sense of direction that the UK is taking towards a …

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Ross Koffel Attends Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors AMAA

Ross Koffel of Koffels Solicitors & Barristers, Sydney, attended the Annual Conference of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) in Chicago, July 2017.  While there he met with the Founder & Managing Director of AM&AA, Mike Nall and spoke with fellow advisors on broadening the scope of cross-border transactions within the organisation, and …

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Koffels bring Legal Advice to Equestrian Community

Koffels were pleased to present at Equitana 2011, addressing some of the legal issues faced by everyone involved in Equestrian Sport. Various topics were touched upon, but amongst the most important, was the Personal Property Securities Act which will commence in 2012, and will affect everyone in the industry. Questions were taken from the audience …

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Koffels settle record price for Upper North Shore Sydney home

The upper north shore’s prestige property market is showing overdue signs of momentum after a long hibernation. Record prices have been set in four of its leafy suburbs – Warawee, Gordon, Killara and Pymble – over the past 10 months. Bremon, perhaps the most prestigious of upper north shore residences, topped the records, selling for …

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Koffels Successfully Defends Centrelink Claim on Behalf of TV Host

For a while it seemed that the host of The Biggest Loser was going to live up to the title of her reality television show by being exposed as a welfare cheat. But Ajay Rochester, who was once an overweight pensioner called Lee Ann Towler, completed another transformation yesterday from “biggest loser” to “biggest victim”: …

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Koffels bring Shell Australia to Account over Contaminated Land

Shell abandoned an old petrol station in Sydney knowing it was contaminated, then told its health risk assessors to change their report to “soften” their findings, the Supreme Court has heard. Yesterday Shell Australia was found to have deceived and mislead the new owner of Cabramatta land, Haissam Assafiri, and to owe him more than …

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Koffels seek safer standards of tuition after TAFE tragedy

Sarah Waugh was a city girl who dreamed of being a country vet. Hoping to be accepted into a rural veterinary science course at university, the 18-year-old from Newcastle took a gap year to experience life on the land. She enrolled in a jillaroo course at Dubbo TAFE. But in March 2009, on the final …

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