CEO Sleepout 2017

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Last week thousands of business leaders experienced one night sleeping outdoors with limited creature comforts. This event was the Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2017 which was organised to raise awareness and much needed funds to help Australia’s homeless. It is such an important cause. Homelessness in Australia affects more than 105,000

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Lucille Moala admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland

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The Partners and staff are proud to congratulate Lucille Moala on her admission as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court on 20 March 2017. Lucille had initially come to our firm for work experience during her degree and then completed her practical legal training with our firm.   Lucille became a

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Breaks in the SMSF documentation chain

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Carly Fradgley, Special Counsel in our Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning department, has recently had her article published in the SMSF Adviser. To view the article, please follow the link: http://www.smsfadviser.com/strategy/15039-breaks-in-the-smsf-documentation-chain?utm_source=SMSFAdviser&utm_campaign=04_01_17&utm_medium=email&utm_content=2

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Rob Ffrench, Partner, to participate in 2016 Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout

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Rob Ffrench, Partner, will be participating in the 2016 Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout on 23 June 2016 at Cbus Super Stadium.  The Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout is a fundraising initiative held by St Vincent de Paul Society and every dollar raised is used to provide crucial assistance to people experiencing homelessness, with the

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Bell Legal Group Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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To celebrate Bell Legal Group’s 60th Anniversary, we gathered at the Gold Coast Arts Centre on 17 October 2015 for our official dinner to mark the occasion. The firm was established by John Douglas Bell in March 1955 and has continued to the present time, building an enviable reputation along

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Gold Coast SUNS Indigenous Program

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Bell Legal Group are proud supporters of the Gold Coast SUNS. As part of Gold Coast SUNS strategies to nurture Indigenous culture within the AFL, the club has committed all proceeds from the sale of the guernsey to assist the sustainability of the Gold Coast SUNS Indigenous programs. Each of

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5 key workplace relations risks for SMEs and how to manage them

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By Denise O’Reilly, Director, D.O.R. Legal Workplace relations laws have been reformed significantly over the past decade. Importantly to SMEs, these reforms have included the introduction of many new types of claims against employers and significantly increased penalties for Fair Work Act breaches (up to $51,000 per breach). This is

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Family Court: Retirement of Justice Bell

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The Family Court recently farewelled Justice Graham Bell who served on the bench for the past 39 years. Justice Bell was appointed to the Family Court on 27 February 1976, shortly after the introduction of the Family Law Act.  The following year, a referendum was passed setting a mandatory retirement

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Tim Elliott announced as new Partner of Bell Legal Group

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The Partners of Bell Legal Group, John Fradgley, Rob Ffrench and Margaret Miller are delighted to announce that Tim Elliott has been appointed as a new Partner of the Firm, effective from 2 February 2015. Tim has demonstrated a wealth of expertise in the area of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, with

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John Fradgley of Bell Legal Group welcomes Mr Gary Baildon AM as Gold Coast Hospital Foundation Ambassador

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John Fradgley, Partner and newly appointed Deputy Chairman of the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation, recently attended a special reception event to welcome Mr Gary Baildon AM to his role as the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation’s inaugural Ambassador. The appointment of Mr Baildon follows the recent launch of the Gold Coast

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