Povey Stirk Lawyers provide representation in medical negligence, worker's compensation, occupier's liability, and motor accident claims. We work on a no-win no fee basis for plaintiffs in personal injury matters.
Wills / Advance Personal Plans / Powers of Attorney
Povey Stirk Lawyers can guide you to ensure your Will is legally valid and adequately reflects your wishes. Advance Personal Plans ensure your wishes are respected if you lose capacity and can cover health care decisions, financial matters, or both. We draft Powers of Attorney.
Probates and Estates
Povey Stirk Lawyers can assist with obtaining a grant of probate or letters of administration. We can provide advice and assist with the administration of estates. We offer advice and representation on contesting a Will if you have been excluded or feel your interests have not been adequately addressed. We advise and act for executors if there is a challenge to the Will of a loved one.
Povey Stirk Lawyers routinely provide advice and documentation to governments, local councils, businesses, and individuals in a diverse range of matters. The work can include reviews of how organisations best arrange their commercial activities and advise on compliance with statutory obligations. We document sales of businesses, pastoral undertakings, leases, licenses, and subdivisional work.
Povey Stirk Lawyers regularly document arrangements between individuals and corporations so as to minimise the possibilities of subsequent disputes.
Povey Stirk Lawyers can prepare or advise on both pre or post separation binding financial agreements. We also provide advice and representation on divorce and property and children’s matters in the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court.
Povey Stirk Lawyers are experienced in providing advice for both plaintiffs and defendants on a diverse range of civil litigation matters including defamation, judicial review applications, building disputes, commercial litigation and corporate and personal insolvency.
Povey Stirk Lawyers can appear on our clients’ behalf for simple criminal matters. For more complex matters, we can appear at pre-trial mentions and brief an experienced barrister to appear at the hearing and/or sentencing hearing. As well as general criminal matters, we are experienced in defending corporate prosecutions such as occupational health and safety offences.
Whether dealing with discrimination in the workplace or wrongful termination, Povey Stirk Lawyers will handle your claim with discretion, diplomacy and determination to ensure your rights and your reputation are protected. We also provide employers with drafting of enterprise agreements and employment agreements between employers and staff.
Povey Stirk Lawyers can provide advice and appear on your behalf in the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal, or other specialised Tribunals. We practise extensively in liquor licensing, planning and professional regulation matters.