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Monthly Archives - February 2019

IR Global Brisbane Regional Conference

Regional Meeting IR Global Brisbane

Regional Meeting of IR Global Members Held in Brisbane and Plan for Tokyo Ross Koffel (Koffels Solicitors & Barristers Sydney); Mark White (White & Mason Lawyers Melbourne) Paul Warden-Hutton (Houlihan2 Melbourne). The Australia/New Zealand Regional Group enjoyed another successful, and well attended meeting in Brisbane on Friday 22nd February.  The hosts were our two Brisbane based firms,  James Conomos Lawyers, represented by James Conomos and Wiebke [...]

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National Redress Scheme Koffels Sexual Abuse Lawyers

The National Redress Scheme

The National Redress Scheme: Waiving your Common Law Rights The Government’s National Redress Scheme was implemented on 1 July 2018 following the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Scheme is an alternative to a civil claim for child sexual abuse (exercising your common law rights). However, the amount of compensation available to a victim under the Scheme is significantly [...]

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George Pell Guilty of Sexual Abuse

At Koffels Solicitors we have been watching with great interest, the recent Summit held by the Vatican. In essence, this investigated the deplorable history of the abuse of children by members of the clergy. Unfortunately, it would seem that the same rhetoric has been brought out to give the appearance of action against this global scourge.  Overall, the victims don’t want words, they want action, [...]

Announcement

Aaron Koffel BA., MLLP, MBA (Columbia Business School and London Business School), SAI  Global Qualified (CSR) Koffels Solicitors & Barristers are pleased to announce that Aaron Koffel has joined the firm as Special Counsel and Chief Strategy Officer. After initially practicing within the firm, Aaron then subsequently worked in the public arena as General Counsel for a subsidiary of a New York based public company in [...]

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Meet the IR Global Real Estate Group

Our members are leaders of the legal industry. They are proud to uphold the highest ethical standards and offer an unrivaled quality of service to clients all over the world. IR Global was founded in 2010 and has grown to become the largest practice area exclusive network of advisors in the world. This incredible success story has seen the network receive recognition and be featured in [...]

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Parents Behaving Badly

Children rely on their parents for food, shelter, emotional support and love.  However, during divorce proceedings, parents often need some support of their own. If you are going through a relationship breakdown, remember that Courts smile upon parents who act in the ‘best interests of the child.’  Of course, this is easier said than done when your former partner is acting increasingly childish about your [...]

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