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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

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Legal help for your business. Read our latest news.
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Committed to providing efficient and effective legal services. Visit our team.
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Providing solutions for all your Property Law needs.
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BODY CORPORATE

Providing solutions for your community title law needs.
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What is the Best Business Structure for a Tradesman Wanting to Start their Own Business?

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

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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The Risks of Buying Off The Plan

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

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

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?

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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How to Get a Divorce in Australia

There’s no doubt about it. Ending a relationship is never easy. But in Australia, ending a marriage is relatively simple – at least in the eyes of the law. This…

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Do Grandparents Have Rights in Family Law Disputes?

We know that family law disputes are often tumultuous with so many people, quite apart from the 2 spouses and children that are caught in the crossfire. One such group,…

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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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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?

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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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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Social Media and Defamation

Ben Strangman discusses the increasing perils of posting on social media and how it could affect you.

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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.

Our vastly experienced and highly professional Team provide dynamic and responsive service to all matters whilst retaining a personalised connection with each client.

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

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

Articles | Business Law

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…

READ MORE

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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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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Mortgage Mayhem

Articles | Business Law

Higher interest and a cooling financial climate can cause havoc for unprotected borrowers and lenders.

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Planning Helps When Disaster Strikes

Articles | Business Law

Australia has suffered a number of natural disasters and health scares recently. Forward planning can minimise impact on individuals and business.

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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…

READ MORE

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…

READ MORE

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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Property and Prosperity

Articles | Property Law

Property prices and dining experiences have replaced sex and the footy as primary topics of conversation in urban Australia. Choosing the wrong restaurant is a mistake, poor property decisions can spell disaster.

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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…

READ MORE

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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A Ten Point Strategy to Make Sure Your Estate Planning is Up to Date

Articles | Wills and Estates

It’s one of those things that we all know we should do – but we don’t necessarily want to do it. As adults we’re all aware that it’s important to…

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Will Shock: Could an unsent text message be a valid will?

Articles | Wills and Estates

In Queensland, a valid will is written and signed by either the person making the will (the Testator) or directed by the Testator in their presence. The testator must sign...

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The Two Most Important Things to Do Before Heading Overseas

Articles | Wills and Estates

If you’re like most Australians contemplating a trip overseas, it’s likely you’re going to forget to take care of 2 fundamentally important things, that if not addressed can have a…

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Why Simple Wills Rarely Work Anymore

Podcasts | Wills and Estates

The fabric of the traditional family unit has changed and continues to change! Once, Mum, Dad and the 3 kids, were locked into family bliss, or maybe not, but nevertheless…

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How to Get a Divorce in Australia

Articles | Family Law

There’s no doubt about it. Ending a relationship is never easy. But in Australia, ending a marriage is relatively simple – at least in the eyes of the law. This…

READ MORE

Do Grandparents Have Rights in Family Law Disputes?

Family Law | Podcasts

We know that family law disputes are often tumultuous with so many people, quite apart from the 2 spouses and children that are caught in the crossfire. One such group,…

READ MORE

When Mediation Fails and an Agreement Cannot be Reached

Articles | Family Law

When alternative dispute resolution processes do not resolve the property or parenting issues in dispute with your ex-partner (taking into account that these processes require the co-operation of your ex-partner)…

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Ladies Protect Your Assets

Articles | Family Law

Women who have gone through a separation or divorce will be the first to tell you that the process is daunting, expensive, lengthy and exhausting. You work hard, build your wealth, meet…

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Happily Ever After

Articles | Family Law

The urban myth lives on despite the reality of separation, divorce and bitter wrangles. An ever increasing number of marriages fail to fulfil the happily ever after expectations most people dream…

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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…

READ MORE

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, OMB Solicitors’ Tom Robinson discusses those characteristics and in particular,…

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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 ….

READ MORE

What Happens When Body Corporate Levies Go Unpaid?

Body Corporate | Podcasts

If you own a lot within a community title scheme, then it’s likely that you may be aware that they are required to pay Body Corporate levies. However, it can…

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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,…

READ MORE

Social Media and Defamation

Articles | Ligitation

Ben Strangman discusses the increasing perils of posting on social media and how it could affect you.

READ MORE

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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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