Posts Tagged 'SLM Law'

A day in the life of a law graduate

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My name is Grace Langdon and I started working at SLM Law part-time in September 2017 while I was still undertaking study as part of my Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) at ACU in Melbourne. At the beginning of 2019, I began work at SLM Law as a full-time Law Graduate, and as not many people seem to have an idea of what I do day-to-day, I thought I’d fill you in.

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Who do you trust? Appointing a Medical Treatment Decision Maker

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No one wants to think about what will happen if you become unwell and you are unable to make your own decisions in the future. However, these matters are really important to consider because thinking about these issues now means you can choose who makes medical decisions on your behalf in the future if the situation arises that you are unable to make decisions for yourself.

The law in Victoria changed last year and prior to 12 March 2018 we would ...

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SLM Law warns clients: be wary of solar panel stress

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The nature of our job as lawyers means we often have to deal with problems after they have already arisen, rather than being able to avoid problems.

In some instances, we see the same issue recur and we feel frustrated that our clients go through the same difficulties and cannot learn from each other’s experiences.

This is why we think it is important to notify South West residents, business owners and farmers of the potential pitfalls of entering into an agreement to ...

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Vacancy | Law Clerk/Administration Camperdown

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SLM Law is one of the leading law firms in the area, with a diverse and growing client base. We are currently seeking applications for the following position:

Law Clerk / Office Administration (Full-Time)

  • Camperdown location
  • Office Administration
  • Corporate environment

This position is based at our Camperdown Branch performing general office administration duties including reception, mail, banking and diary management. You will have a hands-on role in preparing legal documents, typing correspondence and liaising with clients.

To be successful for these positions you must:

  • Be self-confident and ...
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Why Limit Us? group launched

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Sometimes as lawyers we see silly laws that don’t reflect public expectations.
Certainly the State Government’s decision to retain a 100 kilometres per hour speed between Colac and Werribee is one of those occasions.
That’s why SLM Law director Rebecca Alexander has taken steps to raise awareness for the need to increase the speed limit to 110 kilometres per hour between Colac and Werribee.
You can find more details and like the page at Why Limit Us? and call into ...
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SLM Law welcomes Tracie Lawrence

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The directors of SLM Law are pleased to welcome legal executive and conveyancer Tracie Lawrence to the team.

Tracie has been a Colac local all her life and is active in the local community. Tracie brings almost 20 years of conveyancing experience to SLM Law.

“I am excited by the opportunity to continue my career with SLM Law,” Tracie said.

Tracie enjoys working with the broad client base that conveyancing provides, from first home buyers to retirees and everyone in between.

“I appreciate that ...

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Young Farmers Stamp Duty Exemption

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Young farmers in the Western District may now be a step closer to being able to afford their first block of farm land, with a full stamp duty exemption now available on purchases by farmers aged 35 or under of land worth up to $600,000.

There is also a concession of stamp duty available for young farmers for their first block of farm land valued between $600,000 and $750,000.

The new changes have taken effect from 1 July 2018 and could provide ...

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Blazeaid volunteers work through the winter and work up an appetite

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WHILE the paddocks around our region are far greener than only a few months ago, the job to repair the damage inflicted by the St Patrick’s Day bushfires lingers.

Blazeaid volunteers have been kicking goals for more than three months with the job set to take up the rest of the calendar year.

That hard work fuels many an appetite, so the staff at SLM Law ensured they would do their bit to thank the Blazeaid volunteers for their tireless efforts.

Ann ...

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SLM Law welcomes Ann Cunningham

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LONG-STANDING South West law firm SLM Law will expand its services with the addition of experienced local lawyer Ann Cunningham.

Ms Cunningham has worked as a solicitor in south-west Victoria for more than 15 years and joined the team at SLM Law this month.

The locally-based solicitor has a strong track record in assisting clients who have suffered a workplace or motor vehicle injury and will continue that work at SLM Law with the assistance of her law clerk Christine Dwyer.

“I joined SLM ...

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Janet and Janine: Bringing a new meaning to “sisters-in-law”

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JANET and Janine Boyd not only share a family connection – their working lives have been intertwined for decades.

The sisters-in-law have a combined six decades of service with Sewells and its successor firm SLM Law.

Janine started at Sewells not long before Colac region hero Cliff Young completed his famed 1983 marathon.

The 17-year-old had been working part-time at Bellchambers Milk Bar and had completed year 12 the previous year.

“Electric typewriters were just coming in, good old carbon paper was still in ...

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