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By: Gillis Delaney Lawyers  09-Dec-2011
Keywords: Legal Services, Wealth Creation, Asset Protection

Gillis Delaney and APAA have formed a strategic alliance to deliver legal services to the beauty industry.

The APAA/Gillis Delaney alliance has a number of key services which will be beneficial for APAA members. The key services include

  • a free telephone advisory service for adhoc advice
  • tailored legal products to suit members needs
  • specialist lawyers at special rates for members
  • costings for service before work is undertaken
  • regular briefing sessions on important legal issues

The alliance delivers to APAA members free telephone legal advisory services for initial inquiries as well as a full range of legal services for APAA members at all times. Gillis Delaney and APAA are commited to providing superior services for members of the APAA. Gillis Delaney has provided help and assistance to businesses throughout Australia for more than 40 years.

We offer a full range of legal services to cater for the needs of the beauty industry.

Does your heart race when financial issues arise?

Are your assets safe?

Will your insurance and business practices protect you?

Why not talk to the Financial Independence Team?

APAA and GD have formed a strategic alliance to provide services to APAA members and their families to assist members to ensure the time invested in a business delivers long term wealth. Asset protection strategies and a proper understanding of risk allocation will maximize the rewards for hard work and quality service.

APAA FIT is a program that will help you structure your business to maximise profits whilst protecting your assets. The program delivers the opportunity to implement strategies that will preserve the value of your business.

Your initial cardio check-up will examine your current business structure, and we will suggest asset protection and wealth creation strategies and highlight risk allocation options utilising insurance products and business practices. The initial check-up costs nothing but your time and if you choose to implement the changes recommended your financial fitness program is tailored to suit your specific needs and costs and for any restructure are identified.

Don’t delay, take the opportunity to receive a free cardio check-up to examine your financial fitness. Contact David Newey on (02) 9394 1111 to organise your initial check up and take the first step towards a future where you can be confident that your hard work pays off.

Further information on the financial fitness programs can be requested by APAA members. Find out more about our Pump, Spin and Step classes designed to improve your financial health. Don’t take a chance, use your free check-up to get on the road to financial fitness.

APAA and GD have joined forces to deliver easy access to services to members when an accident occurs. The Accident Response Team has lawyers specialising in OH&S available for urgent telephone advice at the time of a crisis. Protect your rights and minimize losses. Accidents result in insurance losses, injuries to workers, WorkCover investigations and industrial disputes. APAA ART provides members with easy access to services as soon as an accident occurs. APAA ART offers a service to members where one of our team can attend to an incident immediately on notification to assist a member with their needs. In major accidents immediate attendance onsite can be co-ordinated.

APAA ART will allow members to:

  • Protect accident investigations through legal professional privilege
  • Receive advice on obligations to notify the incidents
  • Assist employees who will be interviewed by WorkCover
  • Obtain assistance with the actual investigation of the accident
  • Provide assistance to employees during WorkCover interviews
  • Gain immediate assistance to address issues raised in improvement notices and prohibition notices and challenge those notices where necessary, having regard to the extremely limited time available to challenge those notices
  • Negotiate with unions following a work accident
  • Obtain advice concerning the collection of evidence for the submission of insurance claims (property damage, contractor's risk and employer liability). Maximise claims and potential recoveries
  • Prepare for the defence of a prosecution under the OH&S Act before the lapse of time allows memories to fade.

The ART team will attend the accident site, investigations, speak to management and employees where appropriate, conduct discussions with unions where necessary and liaise with WorkCover where appropriate. In addition ART will assist in the lodgement of insurance claims and the like. The service costs for ART are determined by the nature and amount of assistance needed and are discussed in advance. Initial contacts incur no cost. Contact David Newey on (02) 9394 1111 . We help clients solve problems that arise in the course of their businesses.

Whether you are buying or selling property or negotiating options to purchase land our property solution services will satisfy your needs at a price that is right for you. We can assist members and their families in all areas of property acquisition and conveyancing, including strata title development, subdivisions, dual occupancies and off the plan sales and purchases. We can also assist you with commercial leasing needs. For more information on our services and pricing structures you should contact Michael Gillis on (02) 9394 1188. In addition if you require finance for property acquisitions or construction projects Michael can assist with introductions to financiers and lenders.

We are specialists in the insurance industry and Naomi Tancred and Amanda Bond are Law Society Accredited Personal Injury Specialist and are available to assist members and their families. You can contact Amanda or Naomi on (02) 9394 1144 for information about our service.

Planning for the future is important. Ensuring that your family's financial affairs are in order to eliminate problems at difficult times is essential.

Do you have a Will? Does your Will ensure that your beneficiaries will benefit from the tax concessions for distributions to child beneficiaries, essentially the adult tax free threshold for the first $6,000.00 of income earnt on your estate assets and distributed to your children can be tax free.

Will you be able to manage the care requirements of your parents when illness and infirmity strikes? You need to consider guardianship issues and perhaps consider arranging a power of attorney.

We can help you with your needs. We can help you plan for the future. Planning for the future takes a small investment of time to ensure financial benefits for your loved ones. Contact any of the GD team for more information on this service.

APAA has always aimed to deliver easy access to competent professionals to assist members with their business needs. GD is APAA Newcastle's alliance partner and will support APAA with the delivery of business services to members. APAA with the help of GD professionals will continue to assist members with:

Contractual advice

  • assistance with drafting terms of trade
  • advice and assistance in contractual disputes and dispute resolution procedures
  • assistance with obtaining technical advice
  • assistance in completing documents

Business structures and management

  • specialising in the needs of small to medium businesses
  • access to specialist legal, accountancy and taxation advice
  • company incorporation and company affairs
  • associations
  • partnerships
  • sole traders
  • joint ventures

Employment related matters

  • employment law
  • human resources
  • advice on awards
  • enterprise agreements
  • advocacy before industrial tribunals and courts
  • assistance with industrial negotiations and resolution of industrial disputes.

Commercial and business matters

  • Claims to the Department of Fair Trading and Consumer Trading & Tenancy Tribunal
  • Licensing matters
  • franchising issues
  • distribution agreements
  • agency agreements
  • leases
  • mortgages
  • loan documents
  • finance negotiation
  • Debt recovery
  • Bankruptcy and liquidation
  • Consumer affairs
  • General insurance problems
  • Intellectual property (copyright, trade marks)
  • Representation in Courts and Tribunals
  • WorkCover Prosecutions
  • Credit control management

Negotiation and resolution of disputes

  • debt recovery
  • help with mediation, expert determination, arbitration
  • advice on the choice of expert witnesses and access to expert witnesses
  • representation in negotiation and dispute proceedings (including Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal)

Occupational Health & Safety

The information in this article was current at 09 Nov 2011

Keywords: Advisory Service, Asset Protection, Creation Strategies, Financial Fitness, Financial Issues, Fitness Program, Free Telephone, Full Range of Legal Services, Insurance Products, Legal Advisory Services, Legal Services, Telephone Advisory Service, Wealth Creation,

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