As a contractor, you want common sense, practical legal advice from experienced lawyers who understand the contracting industry and who understand the issues that the industry faces .
LQ Legal Member Benefits Partners(Legal Partners) can help contractors with legal issues including:
Advice on contracts – helping you to negotiate changes and avoid costly disputes
Payment problems – including Payment Claims, Payment Schedules, subcontractors’ charges
Workplace health and safety issues
Employment law issues
Debt collection and insolvency
Property and commercial transactions
Setting up businesses
Asset protection; and
WorkCover and more
Free legal advice service for members
As a Landscape Queensland member you can connect with our Legal Partners and receive, free of charge, plain English legal advice for up to 20 minutes, including:
A preliminary overview of your legal rights and obligations
Your options and the pros and cons of each
An explanation of the steps involved
How long the process can take
An estimate of the costs
What action you can take yourself; and
How to avoid similar problems in the future
Free solicitor’s letters of demand for members
Members can have our Legal Partners send a legal letter of demand to your debtors when appropriate, free of charge (debts must be over $500). You will be surprised how often the debts are paid… and how quickly.
Contact the LQ office with details of your individual situation – our Legal Partners will take care of the rest.