House for sale sold

5 Tips for Choosing your Conveyancing Solicitor

QUESTION How often do we get to purchase a block of land to build our first home or to build the dream home that we’ve been planning for a decade; or to purchase the doer upper we’ve had our eye on 5 streets down; or our first investment property ‘off the plan’? Let the Brisbane […]

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Satisfied construction worker

Is there a problem with the QBCC?

QBCC Disputes The Queensland Building and Construction Commission, or the QBCC, is unique. It is the building industry regulator which deals with QBCC disputes and the licensing authority. However, somewhat uniquely it is also the provider of Home Owners Warranty insurance to consumers entering into contracts for residential construction. Additionally, it is the home of the […]

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Builder with his plans

Len Watt understand’s the building Industry

Construction Contract Solicitor I’ve walked in your shoes! As I have pretty well established by now, the law is my second major career. Prior to going to Uni in 2009 and becoming a Construction contract solicitor. I was working in the building and construction industries. My last project in the building industry was in Townsville, […]

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From Building Homes to Building Cases

Building & Construction Lawyers I was recently at a client’s house, helping them with legal matters when they pointed out that I seemed to understand their issues very quickly. A commercial builder had earlier made a similar comment and it made me realise that there’s a good reason for this due to my previous work […]

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Leaves of the fall

Why should I see a lawyer to make my Will?

Will writing solicitor Why should I see a Will writing solicitor to make a Will? The question I am asked regularly is “Why should I pay a Will writing solicitor to make my Will when I can get one much cheaper, even free”. While we all want something for nothing, quality in a Will is […]

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