On Friday 20th of October, Shaun Rose and Julian Flanagan of our office competed in the 2017 Surf Aid Cup charity event held at Duranbah Beach. Shaun & Julian’s team came in at third place, which is a great effort.
SurfAid is an award-winning not for profit humanitarian organisation. This event raised over $37,000 for its charity, which will assist SurfAid in improving water, sanitation and nutrition as well as developing health centers for the communities in remote parts of Indonesia.
Ten corporate teams participated in the SurfAid Cup, the teams contained four of their own surfers and one pro surfer, drafted from a pro pool in order of fundraising results.
Well done to all involved, and a huge thankyou to everyone who donated to this fantastic cause!
Congratulations to our Senior Associate, Melissa Coleman, and the ‘Netballers’ for their third place finish in the Hinterland District Netball Association winter competition. Rose Litigation Lawyers is proud to sponsor these fierce athletes and are wishing the ladies all the best for a spot in the grand final for the summer competition.
Rose Litigation Lawyers are proud to be one of the major sponsors of the Brisbane Irish Rugby Football Club, who recently made the Scotney Cup Grand Final. It was a close match with the Brisbane Irish club narrowly missing out on winning the premiership.
We look forward to continuing to sponsor the club in the future and are very proud of their efforts this season.
Our firm is pleased to announce that we are now sponsoring a child through World Vision Australia. We have chosen to sponsor a six year old boy who lives in Uganda, within a region where child malnutrition, stunting, malaria, and respiratory infections are common. Our sponsorship will assist in ensuring that the child is provided with all his basic human needs, in particular providing him with adequate food, clean water, sanitation, education as well as access to health services.
At Rose Litigation Lawyers, we are socially aware that there is poverty around the world and are happy to contribute as an organisation to assist where we can.
We are excited to keep in contact with the child through letters, and to hear about the positive impact that our World Vision sponsorship has made to his life and also in assisting his community.
Our firm is pleased to participating in the K- Mart wishing tree for Christmas. Our firm is purchasing presents for children that are less fortunate to ensure that their Christmas is special. The initiative is supported by the Salvation Army and Mission Australia and our firm is pleased to be part of this fantastic initiative. If you would like to participate, please feel free to place your present under the Christmas tree in reception at our office with the K-Mart tag noting the suitable age of the child who the present is intended for – please note that the relevant tags are available at reception at our office.
We hope you all have a very Merry Christmas! Please note that our offices will be closed from 2.30pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen at 8.30am on Monday 9 January 2017.
Rose Litigation Lawyers is proud to make a donation in the sum of $2,000.00 to Rosies. Rosies support the Gold Coast community, especially those who are in need. Rosies are a volunteer-based not for profit organisation who reach out to support people in need not just on the street but in the courts, detention centres, prisons, drop-in centres, and engages in our community through youth, education, awareness, and volunteer programs which play a vital role in prevention and support.
We thank Rosies for their tireless hard work in our local community and are grateful to Rosies as an organisation for assisting underprivileged individuals throughout the local community.
In August 2016, Rose Litigation Lawyers were proud to be a major sponsor for the Daffodil Day Black Tie Gala in memory of Jessica Gall, a young Gold Coast mother who tragically lost her fight with cancer. A night of elegance and glamour at the event held at RACV Royal Pines Resort raised over $20,000.00 for the Jessica Gall Foundation to assist her family in rebuilding their lives after their tragic loss. Rose Litigation Lawyers was proud to support a wonderful event for a great cause.
Please read Jess’ story and find out further information, about how you can help Jess’ family here: https://www.mycause.com.au/page/131329/the-jessica-gall-foundation
Recently our Senior Associate, Melissa Coleman, spoke to final year Law Students at Bond University about enjoying a thriving legal career on the Gold Coast as part of the Legal Careers Panel for Bond University Law Week. Melissa shared with Bond students her experience as a commercial litigator on the Gold Coast and the fantastic legal and professional career prospects that our city offers.
Shaun Rose has been appointed for another term as a director on the board of Surfing Queensland Inc. Surfing Queensland is a not for profit organisation that runs the Quiksilver & Roxy Pro events on the Gold Coast, promotes the sport in the state, manages boardriders clubs and surf schools throughout the state, and assists and supports the Vegemite Surf Groms program. Shaun is happy to continue to be involved with Surfing Queensland as director and looks forward to making an ongoing contribution to the organisation and the community. Please see the website for more information about the organisation. https://www.surfingaustralia.com/states/qld
Shaun Rose, his fiancée Lisa, daughter Ava, and Janette from Corporate Partnerships at Mater Foundation at the time the donation was made.
Rose Litigation Lawyers is proud to make its annual donation in the sum of $3,000.00 to the Mater Foundation supporting the ‘Mater Little Miracles’. The Mater Foundation and the Mater Little Miracles support sick and unwell children and babies at the Mater Hospital Complex in Brisbane. Our firm is happy to support the Mater Foundation, and in particular having regard to the massive contributions that they make to the lives of many Queensland families. The firm looks forward to continuing our support of this amazing charity, and the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff at the Mater Hospitals in Brisbane.
Rose Litigation Lawyers participated in the 2015 ‘Tour de Push Up’ challenge. We raised much needed funds for Cure Brain Cancer and the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
The challenge was… for every kilometre cycled in the Tour de France, we completed one push up, one squat or one burpee. With the Tour de France comprising of 3,364km over 21 days, that was a total of over 27,000 reps from the Rose Litigation Lawyers team. Rose Litigation Lawyers raised over $1,600.00 for our nominated charities.
In February 2015, Rose Litigation Lawyers supported a group of girls ‘Team Nikifit’ who participated in the Q1 Stair Challenge to support ‘Rosies – Friends on the Street’ by donating and supplying singlets to ‘Team Nikifit’. Rosies – Friends on the Street provide assistance to the homeless on the Gold Coast.
The sum of $80,000 was raised on the day for Rosies. ‘Team Nikifit’ also topped the team fundraising on the day.
Rose Litigation Lawyers makes charitable donation to ‘A Liquid Future’. Elizabeth Murray and students at the new school at Mapadagat, Tuapjat, Sipora.
In November 2014, Rose Litigation Lawyers made a charitable donation to ‘A Liquid Future’ in the sum of $2,000.00. ‘A Liquid Future’ is a humanitarian effort in remote Indonesia, which assists and educates children and families in remote Indonesian villages in relation to English education, hygiene and health in order to provide opportunities for these children and their families through education. Our firm’s director, Shaun Rose, visited remote Indonesia on a day trip in May 2014 and was moved by the humanitarian effort that was being undertaken. Accordingly, in November 2014, our firm made a charitable donation to ‘A Liquid Future’, which assisted them in opening a new school in an additional location. Above is a photo of Elizabeth Murray and students at the school in Mapadagat, Tuapejat, Sipora. Our firm happily supports ‘A Liquid Future’ and would recommend support for this humanitarian organisation. Please see www.aliquidfuture.com
Above is a photo of the signed copy of the Prize donated by Rose Litigation Lawyers.
In April 2014, Rose Litigation Lawyers were happy to donate a signed and framed photo of 11 time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, to the Gold Coast Lads Lunch Charity. This sports memorabilia was auctioned and achieved a sale price of over $1,300.00 raising much needed funds for the Gold Coast Lads Lunch local charity, Give Me Five for Kids. Our firm’s director, Shaun Rose, initially received the picture for his pro bono contribution as director of Surfing Queensland Inc.