In Breakdown of a Relationship Get Advice as to your Personal Position Before You Proceed

If you are in a marriage or de-facto relationship that is now untenable and you feel that enough is enough, please ensure you seek sound legal advice as soon as possible, ideally before ‘making the break’ , but in any event to ensure you are empowered with as much information as possible regarding your legal […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

Making Employment Decisions Under Pressure and on the Fly – Consider the Consequences Carefully

The current pandemic of Covid-19 has caused both Government and Business to respond swiftly to the crisis in a multitude of ways. Just as the need of having to adapt quickly is paramount, knee-jerk responses are still to be avoided when making employment decisions. Many businesses have had to put staff off, or in some […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

Fight Against Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

Another Leader Stands Up to be Counted in the Fight Against Institutional Child Sexual Abuse In alignment with the fight against institutional child sexual abuse, it was noted in The Age newspaper on 20 June 2020 in an article by Journalist Simone Fox Koob, that the former Australian Idol winner, Natalie Gauci has commenced a Civil Claim in […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

Equestrian Jump Fall

Heeding teen’s horrific equestrian jump fall ‘could have saved Olivia and Caitlyn’s lives’ The family of Olympic equestrian hopeful Chelsea Higgins realised just how lucky she had been when they heard about the falls that killed two of the promising young riders she had competed against. Her mother Kerry Higgins yesterday revealed that she believed […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

Brother Neil Richards

Former Christian Brother, Brother Desmond Eric “Neil” Richards, commonly known as Brother Neil Richards or Brother Neil, abused his trusted position as a Brother, teacher and principal and committed shocking crimes against children over a 20-year period from the 1960s to 1980s. Decades later he has finally been brought to justice for various crimes as […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

What we are doing at Koffels Solicitors & Barristers, Sydney, to stay connected

During the new normal, at Koffels we are still pushing our message out.  Ross has been working with our in-house team to do a few short video messages to enhance our profile, and get our message out to what is an increasingly on-line client base.  Certainly, a law office takes on a new persona when […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers

Cardinal Pell Goes Free, But Victims of Abuse Remain Imprisoned By Their Memories

There will perhaps be more questions than answers generated from the High Court decision to overturn the jury trial that convicted Cardinal George Pell of historic child sex offences. Much about the process could well be deemed to be unusual given that the High Court would not traditionally hear such a matter in the first place.  To […]

Ross KoffelPrincipal, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers