Stacks Law Firm first opened its doors over 80 years ago, with the vision of bringing exceptional legal solutions to regular families across regional Australia. That vision remains stronger than ever today. Over this time, we’ve added more capabilities, more people, more branches and more intelligence to our roster.
The present-day corporate structure is an intelligent collaboration of networked offices, unlike any legal entity in Australia. We offer specialised services in seven branches of personal law, and nine branches of business law.
Slater and Gordon provides specialist legal services to individuals in a range of practice areas including all areas of liability and compensation law, as well as other general legal services in areas such as family and relationship law, conveyancing, wills and estate planning. Our Business and Specialised Litigation Services includes commercial, estate and professional negligence litigation and class actions. Our firm is well known for its experience in running complex and large scale class actions.
Ben Slade's expertise is in running complex litigation, including class or group actions, for the victims of corporate wrongdoing. He has extensive experience in advising:investors, businesses and consumers on corporations and trade practices issues;victims of cartels; andvictims of misleading or deceptive conduct.Ben was on the Council of the Law Society of NSW between 1992 and 1995 and he has been active for many years on legal and policy issues relating to access to justice, human rights and consumer protection. He is currently the Deputy Chair of Sydney's Public Interest Advocacy Centre. Before joining Maurice Blackburn, Ben was Manager, General Law, Legal Aid Commission of NSW prior to which he was Principal Solicitor, Redfern Legal Centre.
ROBERTSON O'GORMANhas established itself as the leading criminal law firm in Queensland.Terry O'Gorman and our solicitors have created and maintained individual reputations in all facets of criminal practice. The results we have achieved for our clients speak for themselves.Our clients include lawyers, accountants, businessmen, public servants and many average citizens that have the misfortune to come into contact with the criminal law.So often we find that intervention at an early stage radically alters the consequences to our clients. Conversely, the involvement of lawyers without knowledge in the area can seriously prejudice the clients' position.As in other walks of life, experience counts and at Robertson O'Gorman we are in a unique position to provide you or your clients with the experience needed to obtain the best possible outcome.We offer a discreet, professional service which focuses on the interests of the client.
Developed in direct response to the needs of our clients, our multi-disciplinary practice differentiates us from other professional service providers in Australia by enabling us to provide truly integrated and innovative business solutions.Our clients include public and private companies across a wide range of industries and sectors, not-for-profit organisations, government and statutory authorities, and high net worth individuals.With specialists in a broad range of areas the lawyers in our Legal Services team work in tandem with our Advisory, Assurance, Tax and Private Client specialists to provide all-encompassing advice and solutions to our clients' business issues ' no matter how complex they are.For more information on offices across Australia, please visit: http://www.pwc.com.au/contact-us/locations.htm
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is an independent, non-profit law and policy organisation that works for a fair, just and democratic society, empowering citizens, consumers and communities by taking strategic action on public interest issues.PIAC's objectivesareto:expose and redress unjust or unsafe practices, deficient laws orpoliciespromote accountable, transparent and responsivegovernmentencourage, influence and inform public debate on issues affecting legal and democraticrightspromote the development of law that reflects the publicinterestdevelop and assist community organisations with a public interest focus to pursue the interests of the communities theyrepresentdevelop models to respond to systemic unmet need,andmaintain an effective and sustainableorganisation.
The New South Wales Bar Association is a voluntary association of practisingbarristers. Our aimsinclude:to promote the administration of justice;to promote, maintain and improve the interests and standards of local practising barristers;to make recommendations with respect to legislation, law reform, rules of court and the business and procedure of courts;to seek to ensure that the benefits of the administration of justice are reasonably and equally available to all members of the community;to arrange and promotecontinuing professional development;to promote fair and honourable practice amongst barristers; to suppress, discourage and prevent malpractice and professional misconduct;to inquire into questions as toprofessional conductand etiquette of barristers;to confer and cooperate with bodies in Australia or elsewhere representing the profession of the law;to encourage professional, educational, cultural and social relations amongst the members of the Bar Association; andto make donations to charities and such other objects in the public interest as determined from time to time by the Bar Council.