Managing a successful business is a challenging enough endeavour. Navigating the complexities of regulatory compliance, fund raising and agreements with suppliers adds to the challenge. Employing good lawyers can make the difference between turning a profit and making a loss.
When a person is arrested and charged with a criminal offence for the first time it is often encouraged to engage a lawyer to defend your case. We understand that individuals who go through this would experience an emotionally challenging time during investigations and court hearings.
If a marriage or relationship reaches a breakdown, the laws and rules surrounding family practice will take precedence and we understand that from the outset. One should be well informed about the options available at law to make informed decisions about the disputed matters of the marriage including the assets involved in the marriage and the future of the children from the marriage.
Individuals and businesses are frequently faced with disputes that they are unable to resolve amicably. A good lawyer is important to act firstly as a negotiator on behalf of the client. This could be done through either informal negotiations or through formal sessions with a professional mediator. Where this is unsuccessful, litigation or arbitration should be commenced to allow for the court or the arbitral tribunal to step in as the independent third party that decides the matter on behalf of the parties
Wills & Probate, Estate Administration
When someone part of the family nucleus departs leaving behind property. The property or properties (‘the deceased’s estate’) must be administered and distributed by the rules provided for by the law. Save for the existence of a Will executed by the deceased. The Court will appoint a person or person(s) to be administrator(s) of the deceased’s estate. Most commonly, the administrator would be the deceased’s spouse or their next-of-kin.