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News

We have the knowledge in our areas of speciality and provide updates on relevant areas of law that are prepared by our specialist lawyers.

19
Oct

Shaun Rose, Rose Litigation Lawyers – Winner of 2018 Professional Services Young Entrepreneur Award

On Friday 12 October 2018, Shaun Rose and his Fiancé Lisa attended the Business News Australia, ‘Young Entrepreneur Gold Coast 2018’ gala awards night at the QT Gold Coast. Our firm is pleased to announce that our Director, Shaun Rose won the ‘Professional Services – Legal’ category Young Entrepreneur Award category.

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26
Sep

“I have been defamed, what can I do about it?”

Defamation is the publication or communication of material that contains unsubstantiated facts which negatively impacts a person’s reputation. The purpose of defamation action is to provide effective and fair remedies for persons whose reputations are harmed by the publication and communication of defamatory material, while balancing freedom of expression. Defamation action in Queensland is regulated by the Defamation Act 2005 (Qld) (“the Act”). Read more

26
Sep

“Hatched” at Rose Litigation Lawyers

There has been an abundance of babies hatched at Rose Litigation Lawyers this year.

First, there was Managing Director, Shaun Rose and his fiancée Lisa with their second child Taylor Ivy Rose in March this year.

Second came Billy and Maire Fitzgerald with their son Ruadh Fitzgerald in April.

Thirdly, and more recently in July 2018 Melissa and Tim Inglis welcomed Eddison (Teddy) Inglis.

We very much congratulate those involved and welcome all the new additions to the Rose Litigation Lawyers family.

Melissa Inglis is currently on maternity leave, returning in January 2019.

26
Sep

Is Brisbane about to tank?

Apologies for the dramatic heading, but is it true?

There has been a lot of talk in the media in recent months of an oversupply of Brisbane off the plan apartments that are either new or currently under construction.

In fact, BIS Oxford Economics announced in April that nearly 20% of Brisbane’s apartments are empty amid an oversupply.[1] BIS Oxford Economics estimates that 8300 apartments were completed in the inner Brisbane area at the end of June 2018. Read more

6
Sep

New Brisbane Offices!

We are excited to announce that our Brisbane office has moved into new premises to accommodate our firm’s continued growth. Our new office is located at Level 11, 15 Adelaide Street, Brisbane 4000. Our phone number and contact details otherwise remain the same.

Our firm’s director, Shaun Rose, and Partner, Billy Fitzgerald, have confirmed that our Brisbane office and larger premises will accommodate the continued growth of Rose Ligation Lawyers into the future.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new premises and invite you to drop in and see our Brisbane team at the new offices.

Related Tag: Litigation Lawyers Brisbane

9
Feb

Builders Spared again by the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 & PPSA Compliant Supply Agreements

The collapse of Brisbane based building company, the Cullen Group, a week short of Christmas sent shockwaves around the construction and building industry both in South East Queensland and further afield. The Cullen Group was a well-known and highly regarded building contractor having been involved in a number of notable developments in the Brisbane and Gold Coast areas, most recently being the principal contractors on the $100m Boheme development in Robina on the Gold Coast.

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15
Dec

Shaun Rose becomes Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation!

Our firm’s managing director, Shaun Rose, has achieved the coveted Specialist Accreditation in Commercial Litigation with the Queensland Law Society.  There are only thirty- seven accredited specialists in Commercial Litigation within the state, and this further confirms our firm’s expertise in our areas of specialty.  Shaun is pictured here with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland, the Honourable Catherine Holmes, who presented the certificate of Specialist Accreditation to Shaun in Brisbane recently.  Well done Shaun!

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15
Dec

Does your Body Corporate Act Reasonably? Members take note!

The High Court of Australia was recently asked to consider the age old question of ‘what would a reasonable Body Corporate do?’ The matter of Ainsworth v Albrecht related to a motion proposed by a lot owner to renovate two existing decks at his property at Viridian Noosa Residences, by joining them to create one larger space. This would have required granting the owner exclusive use of the common property airspace between the two existing decks, which under the relevant legislation (the BCCMA) required approval without dissent by special resolution. The owner’s motion was defeated and he applied for dispute resolution under the BCCMA, alleging that opposition by members to the proposal was unreasonable.

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29
Nov

How a Lawyer can assist you during Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be daunting, but it is not the end of the world. Although money is tight if you are considering bankruptcy, a Lawyer well versed in bankruptcy matters can save you time, money and stress.

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29
Sep

Directors must exercise caution!

As has been widely reported, both in professional publications and indeed in the general media, in mid-August 2016, the Australian Tax Office and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission conducted raids on a number of business premises, including on the Gold Coast, as part of a joint task-force investigation into the, so-called, “pre-insolvency” industry. Read more