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OMB Solicitors are a leading law firm based on the Gold Coast.
We offer expert legal advice on a wide range of legal matters.

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BUSINESS

At OMB Solicitors, we have an experienced Commercial Team to assist with your Commercial Law matter.

PROPERTY

OMB Solicitors has the ability to provide effective and timely advice in all ​​​​​​​aspects of your property transactions.

ESTATE PLANNING

OMB Solicitors offers experienced Estate Solicitors who are on hand to assist with all your Estate needs.

FAMILY LAW

OMB Solicitors provides qualified Family Lawyer’s, helping you understand your legal rights and obligations.

BODY CORPORATE

OMB Solicitors has a dedicated team of Solicitors to service the needs of bodies corporate matters.

LITIGATION

OMB Solicitors provide you with experience in understanding disputes ​​​​​​​and providing practical solutions.

BUSINESS LAW

Providing solutions for all your Business Law needs.

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BUSINESS LAW NEWS

Legal help for your business. Read our latest news.

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OUR BUSINESS TEAM

Committed to providing efficient and effective legal services. Visit our team.

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PROPERTY LAW

Providing solutions for all your Property Law needs.

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FAQ’s | PROPERTY LAW

Property & Conveyancing FAQs

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WILLS & ESTATES

Providing solutions for all your Wills & Estates Law needs.

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Legal information for Wills & Estates.

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FAMILY LAW

Providing solutions for all your Family Law needs.

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BODY CORPORATE

Providing solutions for your community title law needs.

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BODY CORPORATE NEWS

Legal information for Body Corporate.

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LITIGATION

Providing solutions for all your litigation needs.

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OMB Solicitors serving Business Law needs in Gold Coast.
For your property law needs contact OMB Solicitors.
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Serving Body Corporate Law needs in Gold Coast
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Your Business Your Dream

Buying or selling a business can be a stressful time. Your business is often your dream and the motivation and income source for your family. But the process of buying…

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How Your Business Can Recover Debt if You Have Received a Court Judgement

If you’re a business and you’re owed money and have received a court judgement to recover the debt, what are the next steps? In this podcast, Cameron Marshall, Business Lawyer…

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5 Property Buying Tips You Need to Know

On a list of stressful life experiences, buying a property consistently ranks near the top. And with good reason. It is a huge financial commitment. Luckily, there are a few…

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The Pitfalls of Buying a Property with the Objective of Redeveloping it

When entering into any contract for the purchase of property, it is important to ensure that all bases are covered and both parties know what is expected from them. When…

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The Importance of Sole Company Directors having a Will

As adults, most of us are probably aware that dying intestate (without a valid will) can complicate matters for our families and loved ones. But did you know that dying…

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The Importance of an Up To Date Enduring Power Of Attorney

What happens if you are outside the country and you need someone to urgently act on your behalf, or are incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself? An Enduring…

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One of the Most Important Things You Need to Do Following Marriage or Divorce / Separation

The Effect of Marriage on your Will Marriage is a time of joy and commitment. However, by saying the words “I do”, you are also inadvertently saying the words “I…

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We’ve Come to an Agreement in Relation to Our Property Settlement. What Do We Do Now?

Firstly, give yourself a pat on the back! It is great that you have reached agreement, as you will save the considerable legal costs involved in arguing over who gets…

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Common Body Corporate Questions Answered

In this podcast, OMB Solicitors Partner, Juliette Nairn answers some commonly asked questions by bodies corporate. Dan: The first question we have here is, in the event that an owner…

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Nuisance Communication – Rights of Body Corporate

Ten phone calls, fifty voice messages and a disgruntled lot owner who wants answers yesterday – there is always one. But when does it constitute a nuisance communication and what…

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Benefits of Mediation

Litigation can be inherently uncertain, time consuming and expensive. This is fundamentally why the majority of disputes that come across our desk are resolved out of court. Parties are encouraged…

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How Builders Can Resolve Disputes Quickly

The building and construction space is the source of many legal disputes that arise out of complicated contract arrangements. This will often lead to the parties enforcing their legal rights,…

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Are You Covered if Your Airbnb Guests Injures Themselves?

This is the first question that you should ask yourself if you are considering renting your property on Airbnb. Are you renting your whole house or unit on Airbnb or…

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Putting a Price On Pain & Suffering

Recent reform to awards for pain and suffering for those who have suffered a workplace injury brings the Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Act into line with the damages available under the Civil…

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Gold Coast Lawyers – OMB Solicitors

Since 1968 O’Keefe Mahoney Bennett Solicitors (OMB Solicitors) have established an impeccable reputation for providing exceptional & effective legal service to Gold Coast businesses and the general community.

We strive to surpass client expectations and believe in excellence, confidence, team-work, the integration of technology and the upmost in personal service.

GOLD COAST LAWYERS EXPERTISE

Gold Coast Lawyers at OMB Solicitors we provide legal solutions to a wide range of legal problems that people on the Gold Coast and surrounding regions encounter in their personal and working lives.

More specifically, we can assist you in matters relating to family law, estate planning, estate disputes, conveyancing, strata law, property law, business law, litigation and insurance. If you have an issue relating to one of these matters, contact one of our Gold Coast lawyers today.

FOUNDED ON THE GOLD COAST

OMB Solicitors, formerly O’Keefe Mahoney Bennett Solicitors was established on the Gold Coast in 1968.

Since that time, OMB Solicitors has built a reputation of being regarded as one of the Gold Coast’s leading diverse legal practices. We have a deep-seated commitment to client excellence and our Gold Coast lawyers regularly undergo frequent training to ensure that they’re up to date with the very latest legal knowledge.

WHO ARE OUR GOLD COAST LAWYERS?

Gold Coast Lawyers at OMB Solicitors, we have a team of experienced and highly dedicated lawyers. We have seven practice areas within our firm, each of which is led by a highly experienced and skilled lawyer. Our practice areas include family law, wills and estates, business law, property law, body corporate, litigation and insurance. If you need help in any one of these areas, reach out to one of our Gold Coast lawyers today.

Whatever the situation might be OMB Solicitors are here providing solutions.

TESTIMONIALS

Peter Gywynne

“Conveyancing is supposed to be a simple process and at times it is. But I am glad to know that my lawyers have the knowledge to spot problems before they occur, deal with them quickly and efficiently and save me the headaches. Thanks OMB!”

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Your Business Your Dream

Articles | Business Law

Buying or selling a business can be a stressful time. Your business is often your dream and the motivation and income source for your family. But the process of buying…

READ MORE

How Your Business Can Recover Debt if You Have Received a Court Judgement

Business Law | Podcasts

If you’re a business and you’re owed money and have received a court judgement to recover the debt, what are the next steps? In this podcast, Cameron Marshall, Business Lawyer…

READ MORE

What Happens to a Business in a Family Law Dispute?

Articles | Business Law | Family Law

Introduction In family law property settlement proceedings  all assets and liabilities of each party, (whether they are owned jointly or separately) are combined to form what is commonly known as…

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What is the Best Business Structure for a Tradesman Wanting to Start their Own Business?

Business Law | Podcasts

If you’re a tradesman contemplating going out on your own, there’s probably a bunch of things going on in your mind, one which may be how do you legally set…

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What You Need to Know Before You Sell Your Business

Business Law | Podcasts

For many business owners, they’ve dedicated years and years of blood, sweat, and tears into their enterprise, hoping that one day, all their efforts will pay off when they sell…

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What Happens When the Honeymoon is Over?

Articles | Business Law

As with most relationships when parties initially form that relationship be it personal or business the relationship is in what is often phrased “the honeymoon phase”…

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5 Property Buying Tips You Need to Know

Articles | Property Law

On a list of stressful life experiences, buying a property consistently ranks near the top. And with good reason. It is a huge financial commitment. Luckily, there are a few…

READ MORE

The Pitfalls of Buying a Property with the Objective of Redeveloping it

Articles | Property Law

When entering into any contract for the purchase of property, it is important to ensure that all bases are covered and both parties know what is expected from them. When…

READ MORE

The Risks of Buying Off The Plan

Podcasts | Property Law

On face value, the notion of buying something you haven’t yet seen poses plenty of questions, but yet plenty of people will buy a property that hasn’t yet been built…

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Protecting My Interests in Property

Articles | Property Law

A Caveat is a legal document registered on the Title of a property which generally prevents dealings with that property without the lodger’s consent. Once registered on Title, it acts…

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Before You Buy a Property on the Gold Coast, Listen to This!

Podcasts | Property Law

The Gold Coast if you know, is renowned for its diverse property appeal, but in 2018 property experts are saying that infrastructure in the Northern and Central suburbs will contribute…

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Property on the Line

Articles | Property Law

Leading Gold Coast solicitor Simon Bennett looks at the impact of the rapid transit light rail project on landowners and bodies corporate.

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The Importance of Sole Company Directors having a Will

Articles | Wills and Estates

As adults, most of us are probably aware that dying intestate (without a valid will) can complicate matters for our families and loved ones. But did you know that dying…

READ MORE

The Importance of an Up To Date Enduring Power Of Attorney

Articles | Wills and Estates

What happens if you are outside the country and you need someone to urgently act on your behalf, or are incapacitated and unable to make decisions for yourself? An Enduring…

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Statutory Wills: Making A Will For Person Who Lacks Capacity

Articles | Wills and Estates

Let’s face it, as responsible adults there are certain things we simply have to do whether we like it or not. We have to work. We have to pay bills….

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The Ticking Time Bomb in Your Estate Plan

Podcasts | Wills and Estates

When it comes to estate planning, you might be surprised that often the biggest asset that you may leave behind might not be your property pool, but rather your superannuation….

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What Can I do if I Have Been Left Out of a Will?

Articles | Wills and Estates

If you have been excluded from a Will, it probably seems like a slap in the face. You may be feeling hurt and angry – especially if the person who…

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What is an Executor and How Do I Choose One?

Podcasts | Wills and Estates

If you’re like many people when it comes to estate planning, you probably don’t give the attention that’s necessary in choosing who your executor will be but rather simply opting…

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One of the Most Important Things You Need to Do Following Marriage or Divorce / Separation

Articles | Family Law

The Effect of Marriage on your Will Marriage is a time of joy and commitment. However, by saying the words “I do”, you are also inadvertently saying the words “I…

READ MORE

We’ve Come to an Agreement in Relation to Our Property Settlement. What Do We Do Now?

Articles | Family Law

Firstly, give yourself a pat on the back! It is great that you have reached agreement, as you will save the considerable legal costs involved in arguing over who gets…

READ MORE

How Do I Apply for a Divorce?

Articles | Family Law

Divorces can be an emotionally tough time for both partners, as well as affected third parties such as children, parents, in-laws and even friends. Unfortunately, divorces can also be a…

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What Happens in a Property Settlement Conference?

Articles | Family Law

One of the first things to become clear when you are going through separation and divorce is that there is a lot of confusing legal jargon. There are technical terms…

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Am I in a De Facto Relationship or Not?

Articles | Family Law

Bob and Betty have both had terrible experiences in property settlement matters with their prior spouses. They are now in their 50’s and have been ‘going out’ for about 8…

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Duty of Disclosure in Family Law Matters

Articles | Family Law

Sometimes you simply must tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. A lie by omission – something you do not mention when you should – is…

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Common Body Corporate Questions Answered

Body Corporate | Podcasts

In this podcast, OMB Solicitors Partner, Juliette Nairn answers some commonly asked questions by bodies corporate. Dan: The first question we have here is, in the event that an owner…

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Nuisance Communication – Rights of Body Corporate

Articles | Body Corporate

Ten phone calls, fifty voice messages and a disgruntled lot owner who wants answers yesterday – there is always one. But when does it constitute a nuisance communication and what…

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What Happens if a Body Corporate Caretaker Wishes to Sell its Management Rights to a New Caretaker and Wants the Committee to Agree to it?

Body Corporate | Podcasts

In the context of bodies corporate, one commonly asked question is, what happens in the event that a body corporate caretaker wishes to sell its management rights to a new…

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The Roles and Responsibilities of Body Corporate Members

Articles | Body Corporate

There is little doubt that both the role and responsibilities of body corporate members can be onerous. In this video, Gold Coast Lawyers at OMB Solicitors’ Tom Robinson discusses those…

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How Does a Body Corporate Change its By-Laws?

Body Corporate | Podcasts

With the sheer number of Bodies Corporate on the Gold Coast, it’s probably not surprising that the need to change a bylaw occurs quite regularly. But how is that change…

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The Importance of Open Communication within Body Corporate Committees

Articles | Body Corporate | Business Law

I always find it interesting when I attend a budget committee meeting and the committee expresses to me their disappointment ….

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Benefits of Mediation

Articles | Ligitation

Litigation can be inherently uncertain, time consuming and expensive. This is fundamentally why the majority of disputes that come across our desk are resolved out of court. Parties are encouraged…

READ MORE

How Builders Can Resolve Disputes Quickly

Ligitation | Podcasts

The building and construction space is the source of many legal disputes that arise out of complicated contract arrangements. This will often lead to the parties enforcing their legal rights,…

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Protect Yourself at all Times

Articles | Ligitation

The year 2011 will be remembered for natural disasters – Brisbane floods, North Queensland Cyclones, Christchurch earthquake and the Japanese tsunami.

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Courts, Cost & Considerations

Articles | Ligitation

An experienced solicitor offers viable solutions in the face of legal action. Leading Gold Coast lawyer Simon Bennett says courts are often described as casinos for the rich. “Most people think only…

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Are You Covered if Your Airbnb Guests Injures Themselves?

Articles | Insurance

This is the first question that you should ask yourself if you are considering renting your property on Airbnb. Are you renting your whole house or unit on Airbnb or…

READ MORE

Putting a Price On Pain & Suffering

Articles | Insurance

Recent reform to awards for pain and suffering for those who have suffered a workplace injury brings the Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Act into line with the damages available under the Civil…

READ MORE