We speak your language, say goodbye to complex legalese. As a member of the business team, Joel aims to provide his clients with practical and effective strategies to help them resolve their legal issues and achieve their goals. From divorce retreats with legal advice with a side of yoga to a self-proclaimed “divorce cowboy” offering coaching for men in a pen with horses, welcome to separation in 2022. The Victorian Bar offers a reward for a stolen silver cigarette case; “A little souvenir” from a long legal tradition. We are Gold Coast based lawyers dedicated to providing specialist legal advice to clients in all states of Australia. Small Myers Hughes (SMH Lawyers) is a law firm that provides specialist legal advice to clients in Queensland and New South Wales. Col has practiced exclusively as a real estate attorney since his admission in 1981, specializing exclusively in management rights, shifts and community titles. Ben received his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from Griffith University in December 2020. Ben is now a practicing lawyer.
Frank is a lawyer specializing in business law. His areas of expertise include commercial, real estate, financial and securities law, structural law as well as tax and labour law. As a member of the tax litigation team, Alice strives to help clients structure their business affairs and resolve disputes with the ATO. Emily earned a Bachelor of Laws in February 2020 before joining Small Myers Hughes as a law clerk before being called to the bar in June 2020. Our relationships are not transactional; They are the beginning of a partnership. Since his admission in 2007, Konrad has experience handling cases and tax matters both as an ATO litigator and as a practicing lawyer. TAX ADVICE & LITIGATION | STRATA & BODY CORPORATE | COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Brendan`s area of expertise includes corporate and commercial litigation for clients in Queensland and New South Wales. Since his admission in 2007, Jarad has practised exclusively shift law in all Australian states, with a particular focus on Queensland and New South Wales. Sian practices in asset structuring and planning, trusts, estate planning, estate and estate administration in Queensland and New South Wales, and probate litigation. Melinda Graczol, a lawyer with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, said she supported making coercive control a crime, but it needed to be backed up by “education and cultural change” for police.
Michael is the Director and Head of the Family Law and Business and Estate Planning teams. He has extensive experience in family law, tax law and business law. James focuses on helping clients find practical solutions to their problems, with a focus on marketing the options available to clients. Craig is a certified specialist in family law and common-law relationships. He is co-author of a national reference book “The Family Law Book”. Chief Justice Andrew Bell said New South Wales was right when it dropped the QC or KC title for top lawyers because a number of eastern states are clinging to the title. Victoria Supreme Court Justice John Dixon said the coalition misunderstood one of its decisions and imposed a series of changes that threatened to kill class actions. The surfer, Bomaderry High Grad and London-based human rights lawyer in the trials defending Julian Assange, Amber Heard and the disenfranchised around the world. | FAMILY LAW WILLS & SUCCESSION| REAL ESTATE | ADMINISTRATIVE FEES | BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL Niko is mainly active in condominium law, management rights and commercial litigation in Queensland and New South Wales. He has been part of the team since November 2020. COVID-19 lockdowns mean there are 800 justice of the peace positions to be filled. The main areas of expertise of our family law team are: We take the time to listen to you and meet your needs.
Queensland is the only state where gel emitters can be purchased without a permit or license. SMH Avocats provides expert advice on a variety of factors that may affect business and family relationships. We strive to help professionals and families who need to manage and protect their assets to ensure the legacy is left to future generations. Since joining SMH in 2011, Ben has worked with our business and management legal clients, with a focus on positive, practical and commercial outcomes. Asha`s extensive family law experience ranges from complex real estate arrangements, parenting matters, child support issues to binding financial arrangements. Corrs Chambers Westgarth helped build the “Ellis Defense,” which helped protect the Catholic Church from allegations of abuse. Now she is parting ways with her long-time lucrative client. Michael Small, Col Myers and David Hughes, the founding partners of SMH Lawyers, have a long and successful history as Gold Coast lawyers. Together, they have been practicing at the partnership level for over 40 years.
Daniel has been working extensively in family law since 2014 and has gained valuable experience in a wide range of property and education matters.