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Administrative Law

Administrative law covers the following topics:

  • Adult Guardianship
  • Anti-Discrimination
  • Centrelink
  • Civil Liberties
  • Commercial & Consumer Tribunal
  • Customs and Excise
  • Discrimination due to age, disability, race, religion, sex
  • Education Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Gaming Laws
  • Government Department Disputes
  • Human Rights
  • Inquests
  • Judicial Review
  • Land Resumption by Government
  • Legislation
  • Native Title
  • Pension Disputes
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Social Security
  • Acts

Banking and finance

Topics covered:

  • Bank Guarantee
  • Bill of Sale
  • Credit Law
  • Finance & Securities
  • Guarantees
  • Hire purchase
  • Loan Agreements
  • Mortgages

Building and Construction: Building and Construction Industry Payments Act


Building and Construction

Topics covered:

  • Problems with Builders
  • Building & Construction
  • Sub-Contractors

Commercial and Contract

Topics covered:

  • Aviation Law
  • Business Name Registration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Entertainment
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Media
  • Music
  • Business Partnerships
  • Small Business
  • Sports Contracts

Competition and Consumer

Topics covered:

  • Copyright
  • Consumer Law
  • False Advertising
  • Misleading conduct in business
  • Monopolies
  • Motor Dealer's Act
  • Price fixing
  • Property & Motor Vehicle Act (PAMD)
  • Trade Practices
  • Unions
  • Warranty (products or service under warranty)

Corporate

Topics covered:

  • Club Incorporation
  • Corporations
  • Corporate Law
  • Company Law
  • Debentures
  • Deed of Arrangement (part X)
  • Directors duties & obligations
  • Incorporations & Committees
  • Setting up non-profit organisations
  • Prospectus(es)
  • Shares

Criminal

Topics covered:

  • Breach of Domestic Violence Order
  • Criminal Compensation
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence with anyone else
  • Traffic fines and offences
  • Fraud
  • Public Nuisance
  • Stalking

You could also investigate solicitors who specialise in Family domestic violence law.

Elder Law

Topics covered:

  • Aged Care
  • Caravan Parks
  • Elder Law
  • Elder Abuse
  • Nursing Homes
  • Succession Act

You may also want to search for solicitors who specialise in Wills and estates or succession law; or Superannuation.

Employment and Industrial

Topics covered:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Contracts
  • Enterprise Bargaining
  • Harassment at work
  • Industrial Law
  • Redundancy
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Workplace Bullying

Family

Topics covered:

  • Custody of children
  • De Facto Relationships
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Prenuptial
  • Same-Sex Relationships
  • Adoption of Child

Family - Domestic Violence

Franchising

Immigration

Topics covered:

  • Citizenship
  • Immigration
  • Migration Applications
  • Passports
  • Refugees
  • Visa

Insurance

Topics covered:

  • Car Accident - Insurance Issue with insurance company
  • Insurance
  • Public Liability

Restructuring / Insolvency

Topics covered:

  • Appointment of Receiver / Manager
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency
  • Liquidation

Intellectual Property

Topics covered:

  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks & Design

Litigation and dispute resolution

Topics covered:

  • Boundaries (fences, etc)
  • Breach of Confidentiality
  • Breach of Contract
  • Car Accident - Car Damage
  • Cease & Desist Letter
  • Civil Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Dividing Fences
  • Dogs (noisy, etc)
  • Duty of Care
  • Libel / Slander
  • Noise (nuisance)
  • Overhanging Trees between neighbours
  • Parking Fines
  • Peace & good behaviour
  • Product Liability
  • Property Damages Recovery
  • Slander
  • Tort Law
  • Warrant of Enforcement

Maritime and Fisheries

Topics covered:

  • Fishing Industry
  • Marine Law
  • Maritime Law

Natural Resources and Mining

Topics covered:

  • Mining
  • Resources & Mining
  • Timber Industry

Natural Resources and Mining - Land Access

Personal Injuries

Topics covered:

  • Asbestos Disease Compensation
  • Car Accident - Personal Injury
  • Comcare
  • Compulsory Third Party (CTP)
  • Personal Injuries
  • Q-Com
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Third Party
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Work Cover

Planning and Environment

Topics covered:

  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Protection Orders
  • Land Resumption by Council
  • Local Government (Local Council)
  • Rates Disputes
  • Re-zoning
  • Town Planning

Professional Misconduct

Topics covered:

  • Breach of Confidentiality - If by a solicitor
  • Medical Negligence
  • Professional Misconduct
  • Professional Negligence
  • Sue another solicitor

Property

Topics covered:

  • Business or Residential Rental Disputes
  • Building Unit Disputes
  • Hostels
  • Land Encroachment
  • Landlord & Tenant Issues
  • Neighbourhood Disputes
  • PAMDA - forms
  • Property Law Specialists
  • Strata Title Management
  • Tenancy

You may also check for more topics under Property - commercial and Property - residential 

Property - Commercial

Topics covered:

  • Buying / Selling Business
  • Commercial Conveyancing / Leasing
  • Company Searches - commercial
  • Farming
  • Leasing, industrial or other non-residential property
  • Pastoral Leases
  • Rural Law
  • Titles - Commercial
  • Timeshare

Property - Residential

Topics covered:

  • Body Corporate Disputes
  • Body Corporate Meetings
  • Buying / Selling House or Residential Land
  • Caveat
  • Company Searches - residential
  • Covenant on size of house restrictions
  • Manufactured Homes
  • Property Marketeering
  • Retirement Villages
  • Stamp Duty
  • Titles Escrow
  • Titles - Residential

Superannuation

Topics covered:

  • Superannuation 
  • Trusts

Tax and Revenue

Topics covered:

  • GST
  • Taxation

Wills and Estates / Succession

Topics covered:

  • Advance Health Directive
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Estates
  • Intestacy
  • Letters of Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Testator's family maintenance (TFM)
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Testamentary Trust
  • Wills / Probate / Estates

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