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COVID policy

Clients and visitors entering Solomon Hollett Lawyers offices

Solomon Hollett Lawyers is committed to the health, safety and of all our employees, clients and visitors to our offices.

In order to safeguard our employees, clients and visitors to our offices, the Directors of Solomon Hollett Lawyers have implemented a policy that requires all employees, clients and visitors accessing the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with effect from 1 February 2022.

This policy will apply to all planned or unplanned meetings or events held at the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers.

It is a condition of entry to the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers from 1 February 2022 that:

1. All clients or visitors

    •           ● seeking to access the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers, or
    •           ● meeting with a Solomon Hollett Lawyers employee, or
    •           ● attending a Solomon Hollett Lawyers event,

will be required to show evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status at the time of entry to the premises.

Evidence of any client or visitor’s vaccination status can be provided by using either an Australian Government Immunisation history statement, a COVID-19 digital certificate, or a signed medical exemption certificate.

2. Any unvaccinated client or visitor, regardless of whether they hold a valid medical exemption, shall be required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit to the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers.

Should any client or visitor be unable or unwilling to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status, then the Directors of Solomon Hollett Lawyers, at their discretion, may refuse to permit the client or visitor entry to the offices of Solomon Hollett Lawyers.

To the extent possible any clients or visitors will be provided with advance notice of this policy at the time that any appointments are made.

Alternately, appointments will be made available by telephone and video conference.

 

We ask that you do not attend our offices if:

  •           ● you feel unwell, or have had a suspected or confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus in the past 14 days; or
  •           ● you have been in contact with a person who is unwell, or who has a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

 

Any information collected from any client or visitor will be handled in accordance with Solomon Hollett Lawyers Privacy Policy (www.solomonhollettlawyers.com.au/privacy/).

We acknowledge the temporary inconvenience this may cause to clients and visitors to the firm and trust that these measures will assist us all to move forward and return to normal operations as soon as possible.

We thank you for your cooperation.

Craig Hollett

Director Begin your Estate Planning

Craig Hollett is a highly regarded and well versed commercial litigator with over 20 years’ experience. Craig’s extensive experience includes commercial and contractual disputes, building and construction, general commercial litigation, debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance law, professional indemnity and liability, defamation, mortgage enforcement, vocational disciplinary proceedings, OH&S prosecutions and public liability. Craig’s ethos is firmly on working towards solutions that each client is seeking, ensuring that each outcome is commercially viable and proportionate to the size and scope of the issue or the opportunity.

Morgan Solomon

Director Begin your Estate Planning

Morgan Solomon is one of the State’s leading succession lawyers. His legal experience spans over 20 years and includes complex wills and estate planning and probate, inheritance issues, estate disputes and litigation and business succession. He also has a wealth of experience in general commercial law. Morgan is regularly listed in the renowned Doyle’s Guide each year as one of the leaders in estates law and frequently speaks to the legal profession and media on the ever-changing and increasingly complex landscape that is succession law. Morgan also sits on the Board of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and is the Chair of the Perth Theatre Trust.

Brandon Hetherington

Senior Associate Begin your Estate Planning

Brandon Hetherington has considerable experience across the realms of wills and estate planning, probate and family provision claims, property law, commercial law and litigation. Brandon’s work has seen him appear frequently across the Magistrates Court, District Court, Supreme Court, and the State Administrative Tribunal.

Brandon has substantial experience in drafting and providing advice on a range of commercial documents, including land sale contracts, leases, business sale agreements, loan agreements, security documents and guarantees. Brandon also has a passion for advocacy, with strong skills when it comes to both running litigation matters and representing clients before the Court.

Andrew Bower

Senior Associate Begin your Estate Planning

Andrew Bower began his legal career as a Law Clerk in 2008, going on to graduate in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance. After completing his Articles at a small firm, he was admitted to practice in 2014. Andrew specialises in dispute resolution, commercial litigation and contested guardianship and administration matters and has a keen interest in native title and legal costs. Andrew is invested in his community and is a strong advocate for social change, serving as a volunteer and at board level in several not for profit organisations.

Damon Van Kempen

Solicitor Begin your Estate Planning

Damon graduated from Murdoch University (LLB, 2017) and Australian National University (GDLP, 2018) and was a fellow of the Piddington Justice Project. Damon initially practiced in family and criminal litigation as both instructing solicitor and as counsel, where he developed a keen interest in courtroom advocacy. Since joining Solomon Hollett in 2020, Damon has practiced predominantly in commercial litigation under the guidance of Director Craig Hollett and the firm’s Senior Associates.

Evelyn Chigerwe

Solicitor Begin your Estate Planning

Evelyn graduated from the University of Johannesburg with an LLB degree in 2014 and a masters in Commercial Law in 2016. After moving to Perth, Western Australia, Evelyn completed a Non-Award Programme with Edith Cowan University before graduating with a Graduate diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP) with Leo Cussen Centre for Law.

Evelyn was admitted to practice in 2020 and following her admission, she has practiced in various legal fields including Family Law, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation, Commercial law and Property Law.

Annabel Pizzata

Solicitor Begin your Estate Planning

Annabel was admitted to practice in September 2020 following a career change from strategic planning, policy and governance. Prior to joining Solomon Hollett Lawyers in February 2022, Annabel worked in firms specialising in banking and finance, insolvency and commercial law.

Tayla Reeves

Administration Assistant Begin your Estate Planning

You’ll find Tayla Pickford at our front of house, Tayla is our Administrative Assistant who helps keep the firm running like clockwork. Tayla’s background spans across both the legal and property industries.