7 June 2018

What we do now echoes in eternity

We talk a lot about the concept of legacy – what you leave behind. And it is more than houses, and cars and bank accounts, although those things matter greatly to those who inherit them. Legacy is about the footprints you leave on this planet – the mark you have made. Sometimes it is powerful […]

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26 May 2018

Bank of Mum and Dad loans sour

Earlier this week I was contacted by Duncan Hughes from the Australian Financial Review for comment on a topic that we are hearing a lot about in the media, namely “children accessing  the Bank of Mum & Dad” – the article published this morning is here. As lawyers we see this issue arising on a regular […]

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23 May 2018

The rise of the machines

Every day I seem to see a new article about how artificial intelligence (AI) will make most professions, lawyers included, redundant. I recall reading Richard Susskind’s fascinating bestseller ‘The End of Lawyers’ about 10 years ago.  Susskind, a ‘futurist’, was even then predicting the demise of lawyers as computer power continued to expand and lower level […]

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13 May 2018

Our 2018 offer to one WA family

On the back of two concurrent local awareness raising public events, our firm would like to offer one WA family our assistance.  Whilst a small gesture on our part, hopefully it has enormous benefits. This week is Law Week here in WA – an annual opportunity for the legal profession to engage with the Western Australian […]

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11 May 2018

Meet Andrew, the latest member of our team

We are thrilled to introduce you to Andrew Bower, the most recent addition to the team of lawyers at Solomon Hollett. Andrew started his career in the law as a Law Clerk back in 2008, going on to graduate in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance at […]

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25 April 2018

Villers-Bretonneux, Anzac Day 2018 dawn service and the concept of legacy

I am so privileged and honoured to be in Northern France for the dawn service of Anzac Day this morning. I’m even more fortunate to be here side by side with my father in law Bruce and brother in law Sam. There are ten thousand of us here from around the world, all struggling to […]

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12 April 2018

Why raiding a lawyer’s office is a really, really big deal

FBI agents raided the New York office, home and hotel room of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen yesterday, well reported here. As any lawyer will tell you, this is a very big deal. When clients see us, everything they (and we) say in our meetings and phone calls are whats known as legally professionally […]

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3 April 2018

Trump and his Non Disclosure Agreements

Donald Trump seems to have a sort of Midas touch, but in reverse – everything he touches turns to controversy. The latest of these is about Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) which are a routine aspect of any legal dispute that resolves by way of settlement or compromise.  And in particular, the NDAs signed by women who […]

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8 March 2018

We’re on the hunt for our next team member. Does this sound like you?

We’re on the hunt for a Commercial Litigation Lawyer Fast paced, Doyle’s Guide awarded, small but growing firm with a strong client base Work closely with the two partners predominantly in Commercial Litigation with some potential to do work in Commercial and Wills and Estates and disputed Estates Your chance to progress your career and make […]

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28 February 2018

What to consider when choosing an executor, trustee or guardian

The Executor and Trustee of your Will is a person, or persons, who you appoint to carry out your wishes as contained in your Will.  They must apply for a grant of probate of your Will which means they must prove they are who they say they are, how much the estate is worth and […]

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