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Monthly Archives - September 2018

Lowy Institute Dinner

Ross and Julia Koffel, of Koffels Solicitors & Barristers Sydney, attended the annual Lowy Institute dinner given by the Lowy Institute for International Affairs. The Institute was founded by Sir Frank Lowy, who built the global empire that became Westfield Shopping Centres.  A long time business figure on the global stage, Sir Frank is also a notable philanthropist with a reputation that precedes him for [...]

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PI: Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

As a major Personal Injury claimant firm in the area of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers note with great interest, the decision of the DPP to Appeal the Home Detention sentencing of Philip Wilson, the former Adelaide Archbishop. Mr Wilson has been convicted of concealing child sex abuse but received a sentence deemed to be inadequate in the view of the DPP. [...]

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Equitable Estoppel: Making a Claim on an Estate

Equitable Estoppel:  You don’t always need a point of law to make a claim. “Death separates us from those we love and cleaves us from our assets”… but what then? An Executor has a duty to uphold the terms of a will subject to reasonable compromise. Persons wishing to challenge a will usually: Commence proceedings pursuant to part 3 of the Succession Act 2006; Commence a will [...]

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