Our firm’s expertise is broad which allows us to have specialist divisions within the firm to ensure that our clients receive the best quality of service.
The predominant areas of work that Porta Lawyers undertakes are:
The sale and purchases of businesses in addition to Franchising advice, Corporation Law and Director’s Duties as well as Business Succession Planning form part of the Business Law sector. Advice on related business matters such as employment law and wrongful dismissal is also provided.
Porta Lawyers offers the most comprehensive Italian-Australian legal services in Queensland and possibly Australia. We refer you to our “Italian Law” page for an outline of our expertise.
Let us assist you with your commercial and/or personal International Law matters. Please contact our office to discuss your requirements.
We endeavor to assist you through the transition into a new chapter in your lives. We shall provide you with updated family law advice, empowerment and assistance for your unique situation. Our Family Law areas of service are:
The firm offers the services of a Registered Migration Agent who may be consulted regarding all visa matters from initial advice through to the Review process. Our Migration Agent is a solicitor fluent in spoken and written Italian and well experienced with all aspects of the migration process.
The firm has a heavy focus on Leasing and we advise both Landlords and Tenants on Commercial and Retail Leases.
The firm can advise on Town Planning Law, Joint Ventures, Sales and Purchases of Commercial Property.
Porta Lawyers has a very strong commercial and construction litigation practice especially in the area of building disputes. The firm also handles other commercial and civil litigation. The firm also handles Debt Recovery, Bankruptcy and Insolvency and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Finance and Securities
Porta Lawyers offers advice in relation to Company Charges and Bills of Sale and Commercial and Domestic Mortgages. We can also assist in the explanation and Certification of Bank Guarantee documentation.
Wills and Succession Planning
Porta Lawyers has an efficient practise in terms of preparation of Wills and Enduring Power of Attorneys. In the event that you wish to investigate into your estate planning needs prior to making your Will, we are affiliated with various financial planners who will offer you an initial consultation free of charge to examine your situation in relation to planning your estate.
Powers of Attorney
It is important that you have in place an Enduring Power of Attorney. An Enduring Power of Attorney is not only a useful document to have in place, it also provides security in the knowledge that, should you become incapable of making decisions for yourself, someone you trust would be able to make those decisions for you.
By signing a Power of Attorney you may grant someone (your attorney) the legal power for that person to sign or to take some action on your behalf.
We at Porta Lawyers understand that the administration of a deceased’s estate can be a very upsetting and stressful time for the Executors. Our team can explain to you exactly what has to be done, how long it will take and the costs involved.
We will continue to look after all matters and ensure that the intentions of the deceased are carried out.
Buying or selling a home is the most important times of your life and to ensure that it is an uncomplicated and rewarding experience. Porta Lawyers has a dedicated team that is willing to assist our clients every step of the way.
AREAS OF PRACTICE INCLUDE: