You don’t know what you don’t know

By |August 10th, 2016|

 

You don’t know what you don’t know, until it is too late!
“You don’t know what you don’t know son”, the immortal words of a bespectacled, older and greyer colleague of mine when I lamented what I saw as the stupidity of the predicament of a client of mine in my very early years as […]

Succession Lawyer Wanted

By |June 24th, 2016|

Cooke & Hutchinson is a boutique independent Queensland law firm that has been successfully helping clients for over 40 years. We have 10 staff including 2 Partners. We offer a unique work environment that truly cares for its people, provides genuine career development and advancement opportunities and have a passion for helping our clients.  […]

DIY Wills = Potential Long Term Problems

By |June 1st, 2016|

Do it yourself “legal” Wills (“DIY Wills”) have been available for some time. They have potentially catastrophic effects and in short are incredibly dangerous. Whilst this article may seem self serving I would like to note from the outset that I am not for one minute saying that I am the only lawyer who […]

Legal Travel Check List

By |May 16th, 2016|

If you’re thinking of heading overseas there are a few legal things you should be mindful of before you go.
So we’ve put together a handy Legal Travel Check List to help you out.

If you’d like help ensuring your legal affairs are in order before you embark on your next overseas trip […]

Estate Planning & Self Managed Superannuation Funds: Is it covered by my Will?

By |April 8th, 2016|

The proceeds of your Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) and Family Trust do not form part of your estate. They are held by the trustees of the fund on behalf of the beneficiaries, in the case of the SMSF the members of the fund, generally you.That said, depending on the terms of the SMSF […]

Queensland Law Society Media Release: Premier legal gathering in Queensland to feature leading presenters

By |March 16th, 2016|

Queensland Law Society’s annual Symposium will feature presenters including the Chief Justice of Queensland, Queensland’s Attorney-General, and internationally renowned criminal and human rights lawyer Rabia Siddique. QLS Symposium is an annual event held 18-19 March at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, which focuses on connecting the Queensland legal profession, and providing […]