From small debt recovery matters to complex commercial disputes, DSS Law is skilled in providing cost effective, commercial solutions to successfully resolve conflict with as little disruption to our clients’ businesses as possible.
DSS Law offers specialist legal advice and support on a wide range of property transactions and real estate matters providing comprehensive, commercial solutions to both individuals and corporate clients.
DSS Law provides expert legal advice on all aspects of commercial law acting for listed corporations, private companies and individuals across a range of industry sectors to meet their specific business needs and objectives.
DSS Law is experienced in providing strategic corporate law advice that is commercial, timely and practical acting for a range of corporate clients from large public and private companies to start-up businesses.
DSS Law understands the difficult and complex circumstances a client faces when in financial distress and works in partnership with its clients to find the best, most cost effective way to put them back on track as quickly as possible.
Wills & Estates
DSS Law understands the sensitive nature of estate matters and specialises in providing personal, professional and practical legal advice on a broad range of issues relating to succession law.
At DSS Law, we take a collaborative approach with you to provide tailored advice based on your circumstances, and the outcome you would like to achieve.
Personal Injury Law
DSS Law has demonstrated experience in a diverse range of personal injury law, including professional negligence, product liability, road and workplace accidents, occupiers’ liability, abuse, and medical negligence matters.
DSS Law offers tailored legal advice on different aspects of employment law, ranging from basic employment contracts to unfair dismissal claims under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
Can a former spouse or de facto partner contest a Will?
A former spouse or de facto partner may contest a Will pursuant to section 5AA of the Succession Act 1981 (Qld) (“the Act”).
Contesting a Will - What is a Family Provision Claim?
A family provision application is an application filed with the District or Supreme Court of Queensland by an eligible person seeking further and better provision from the estate of a deceased person. There are circumstances where sometimes individuals are left out of a will, or perhaps did not receive an adequate portion of the deceased’s estate at the time of the deceased passing.
What is a bare trustees' power of sale of trust assets and to make distributions to creditors in insolvency?
If you are considering entering into a form of insolvency of a trading trust, or if you are an insolvency practitioner and have been appointed over a trading trust, it is essential that you have obtained the relevant legal advice pertaining to your circumstances.
Do I need legal advice when providing a personal guarantee?
The decision to provide a personal guarantee is a serious commitment, and if you have not received adequate legal advice with respect to the transaction, you are at risk of becoming liable for the same obligations imposed upon the borrower under a financial agreement.
Rent incurred during the administration period has priority over other unsecured debts - recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia
In what was a welcome decision for landlords in the current climate, the Federal Court of Australia recently ruled that rent was an expense “properly incurred” by the Administrators and accordingly given priority over other unsecured debts by virtue of s.556(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act).
Why should I use a Put and Call Option Agreement?
A Put and Call Option Agreement is a beneficial opportunity for an individual or a property developer to sell or purchase land at a future point in time, with limited upfront commitment required by either party.
Receivership, Voluntary Administration and Liquidation: What's the difference?
Company directors need to understand the differences between receivership, voluntary administration and liquidation in case they are faced with the difficult situation of having to deal with a company in financial distress.
The DSS Law Approach
At DSS Law, we put our clients first. We believe that how we deliver our legal services and treat our clients day to day are just as important as the quality of our legal advice. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent client service while providing expert legal advice to assist our clients in effectively managing their business and legal affairs.
We work in partnership with our clients to understand their specific business needs and objectives and provide advice that is straightforward and easy to understand. By working collaboratively with our clients, our lawyers are able to not just act on instructions but deliver personalised, practical solutions underpinned by deep industry knowledge and commercial acumen.
Our partnership approach allows us to build trusted, long-term relationships with our clients and demonstrates our commitment to ensuring our clients’ success today and in the future.