We are a team of highly experienced solicitors and conveyancers based in Maroubra, south east Sydney.
After the death of a loved one, we understand that this is a very emotional and stressful time for the immediate and extended family. We endeavour to always keep this in mind with our empathetic and personal approach to providing legal services.
There are established legal processes in place to ensure that a deceased person’s estate is distributed and administered in accordance with the deceased’s wishes and the law. Our experienced solicitors can assist you and the deceased’s family through the legal process and to apply for Probate or Letters of Administration in a timely and efficient way.
If you are an executor or potential beneficiary of the estate, it is vitally important that you obtain the services of an experienced Probate solicitor to assist you with these processes. As an executor or trustee of a deceased person’s estate, you are subject to the highest of legal obligations that apply to the way you perform that role.
We have helped clients with:
- Contested Wills
- Family Provision Claims
- Intestate Succession
- Letters of Administration
Whether you intend to sell, buy or transfer any land, it is vitally important that you obtain sound legal advice.
Our approach begins by discussing your individual circumstances, then tailor a contract to suit your specific needs. This will ensure your interests are fully protected whilst making the conveyancing process as seamless as possible from start to finish.
To ensure piece mind, our conveyancing services are fixed rate for the whole process. Please contact one of our friendly staff to discuss what’s involved.
Bay Legal has a team of experienced and high knowledgeable criminal defence lawyers.
Our lawyers are experienced advocates in Local Court hearings, trials and appeals in the District Court and Supreme Court. We have appeared in matters involving:
- Bail Applications
- Commercial quantity drug supply
- Common Assaults and Actual Bodily Harm
- Fraud and white-collar crime
- Grievous Bodily Harm
- Larceny and theft
- Sex offences
- Traffic offences
We tailor our advice to suit your individual needs and circumstances. Please contact one of our Criminal Law solicitors for a confidential discussion of your matter.
Bay Legal doesn’t stop at Conveyancing when it comes to helping our clients with Property Law issues. We help our clients with a variety of legal issues, including:
- Commercial leases
- Company title
- Council disputes
- Residential leases
- Strata issues
Just as no two people are the same, no two families are alike. Here at Bay Legal, we understand that your situation is unique.
We understand that experiencing a family law issue is an emotionally trying and taxing time for you and your family, and will undertake any proceedings in your matter in a sensitive manner. We believe that assisting and guiding you through each step in the process is vital in ensuring that that you understand and are in the control of your matter.
Our Family Law team will work with you to achieve the best outcome suited to you and your family, no matter how simple or complex your matter may be.
There are established legal processes in place to ensure that your estate is distributed and administered in accordance with your wishes and the law.
Some clients only require a simple Will to dispose of their assets. However, some clients may want a Testamentary Trust Will to protect their assets and ensure their wealth is distributed according to their wishes.
Circumstances requiring a Testamentary Trust Will may arise in the following scenarios:
- Large and complex estates
- Blended or mixed families as a result of divorce and remarriage, or marriage-like de facto relationships
- Anticipation of a family dispute over your assets
- Concerns of financially vulnerable beneficiaries
Our experienced solicitors can advise you on how your estate will be administered upon your death and assist you with drafting your Will to reflect your wishes.
Our experienced solicitors at Bay Legal can assist you in the course of selling or buying a business. We adopt a strict approach to ensuring that our corporate and small business clients are being advised in a commercial way and acting in a commercial manner.
We can advise you of the multitude of due diligence considerations you should have prior to, during and after selling or buying a business. For example (this list is not conclusive):
- Arranging due diligence searches, inspections and enquiries
- Debt recovery
- Goodwill of the business
- GST and stamp duty
- Intellectual property
- Restraint of trade
- Tax considerations
- Terms of the lease
- Transfer of employees and their entitlements
- Transfer of licences
- Valuation of stock in trade
For purchasers, it is vital that you set up the appropriate business structure, for example, company, trust, partnership etc. Early and proper planning will ensure efficiency and minimal waste in time and resources.
Contact our office today for advice on the best business structure for you.
We strongly suggest that you seek legal advice at the earliest opportunity to address all potential issues that may affect your transaction.
Our Solicitor Director, Tim Mitchell, is a Notary Public registered under the Public Notaries Act 1997 (NSW).
Tim is able to meet with you to discuss your individual circumstances. Documents certified by a Notary Public can be used as proof of authentication in Australia and foreign jurisdictions around the world.
We understand that suffering from an injury can be a stressful time for you, your family and your finances. A timely and efficient resolution of your claim for compensation is essential to getting you back on your feet.
If you have been personally injured, Bay Legal can assist you with:
- Your claim for compensation, including accidents caused by negligence, animal attacks, and road and footpath injuries
- Motor Vehicle Accident claims
- Superannuation, Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) and Life Insurance claims
- Medical Negligence claims
Our team of experienced lawyers look after individuals, families and businesses in all personal injury, accident and compensation law matters.
If you or your company are owed money, you need competent, efficient, and cost-effective advice on recovering it from your debtors.
Over many years Bay Legal has acted for individuals and small companies up to large multi-national companies and has delivered satisfaction to clients who had otherwise given up on ever recovering substantial sums of money.
We are also well appraised with the commercial consideration of our clients. In particular, litigation can be costly in time and money, so we always strive to give our clients the full range of options every step of the way. If the matter proceeds all the way to a hearing or trial, we endeavour to put our clients in the best position to recover the costs they have expended along the way.
Debts cost you money. The longer you are owed money, the more it costs. To assist in preparing and gathering evidence for your case, it is generally preferable to act sooner rather than later. This also means that gathering evidence can be less costly when it is fresh in the memories of your key witnesses.
Bay Legal has assisted clients in administrative and judicial reviews of government action.
We have appeared in the Australian Administrative Tribunal, the Federal Court of Australia, and state Supreme Courts against the decisions and actions of government bodies.
We understand that individual circumstances need to be tailored to reach your objectives.
Whether you require advice on how to manage an existing trust or to establish an entirely new trust, our team of lawyers can help you with your legal issues. If you are thinking of setting up a new trust, we will help you consider the advantages and disadvantages of the different trust structures to achieve your goals best.
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