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OFFICE RECEPTIONIST – PD LAW Who Are We PD Law: is a progressive law firm located in the Whitsundays, north of Mackay and south of Townsville; offers comprehensive legal services with great lawyers practising in the areas of property development, business transactions, family and criminal law, leasing, wills and estates; is dedicated to its team, pursuing the ‘work/life’ balance; and occupies a modern, paperless office on the waterfront in the beautiful Whitsundays. The Position You’ll be employed on a...

 Separating? What Now? Going through a divorce or separation can be can a stressful and confusing time. You may find that everyone seems to have a horror story to tell or advice to give making it difficult to sort fact from fiction. No two separations are the same so it’s important to get the right information from the right people. Our experienced family lawyer can offer compassionate and common-sense advice and can address the many myths and...

PD Law Business and Development Team Grows  Being the son of a civil engineer in high demand often leads to lots of travel for the family, and that’s no different for Lucas Hickey, who has joined our business and property development team at PD Law. From Brisbane to PNG, Samoa to Perth and everywhere in between, Lucas is very well travelled. ‘No doubt it can be a bit tough as a kid moving to a new...

When it comes to court etiquette, it can be difficult to know when you’re required to appear, what to wear, and what happens if you fail to meet your court obligations. If the Police issue you with a notice to appear, or you have signed a bail undertaking, you’re generally required to attend court within a couple of weeks. The time, date and place you need to attend will be on your paperwork. This notice will...

Cyclone Debbie – A year on Although usually over in hours, the havoc a cyclone wreaks on small businesses can only be truly understood in retrospect. Here’s a brief account of our experience. Sunday 26th March As TC Debbie weaves towards the Whitsunday coast, the Region’s disaster response committee orders a mandatory evacuation of certain areas, including our office, located on the usually idyllic beach front at Cannonvale, Whitsunday. That order alone robs us of tomorrow, and almost 100...

I’ve set up a company to own and run my business, and my partner and I will be directors. Are your personal assets safe? Just a yes or no answer please. How about yes AND no? The logic is that the company is the entity that opens accounts, signs leases, does deals, performs services etc, so that if things ever go horribly wrong, the company gets sued and takes the hit, not the people behind it...