Criminal Law

Our commitment to our clients means that our experienced staff are available 24 hours a day to be of assistance should you need advice or representation in relation to your criminal matters.

Our dedicated and experienced staff realise that successful resolution of your criminal matters involves meticulous case preparation and management. As such our solicitors are available to provide advice and representation over the telephone, at police interviews and through all stages of the court process.

Our services include:
  • Legal advice
  • Representation in court and bail applications
  • Case preparation and management
  • Charge negotiation with Police Prosecution and the Department of Public Prosecutions
  • Attendance at police interviews and arrest

Family Law

At Harris Sushames, we understand the difficulty and frustration that people can experience when dealing with matters involving Family Law. Because of this, we take the time to understand the outcome that you want, and work hard to provide an efficient and cost-effective resolution to your matter.

Our solicitors can provide advice and representation in relation to a range of areas including:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Property settlement (including negotiation, mediation and litigation)
  • Child and spousal support
  • Domestic violence and child protection
  • Child contact and residence issues

Commercial Disputes/Civil Litigation

If you anticipate becoming involved in a commercial dispute or litigation generally, we encourage you to contact a solicitor immediately. Timely identification of a future dispute, or immediately addressing an existing dispute will significantly increase our ability to successfully and cost-effectively resolve your dispute.

At Harris Sushames, we understand that different businesses have different needs. When addressing a dispute, we work closely with our clients to:

  • understand the outcomes desired
  • develop a strategy that meets the capacities and demands of your business
  • meticulously prepare your case
  • explain the most cost-effective method of resolution
  • explore alternative methods of resolution
  • fiercely protect your interests

Areas in which we have experience include:

  • Debt recovery and insolvency
  • Contractual disputes
  • Negligence
  • Telecommunications
  • Building and construction (both commercial and domestic)
  • Wills and Estates

Wills And Estates

At Harris Sushames, our experienced staff can assist you in preparing a will to ensure that:
  • Your assets are distributed according to your wishes, as efficiently as possible
  • Beneficiaries of your will receive the maximum benefit of your estate
  • Any dependants you may have are cared for according to your wishes

In order to ensure that your wishes are carried out, we suggest making or updating your will when any of the following occurs:

  • Major financial changes in your life
  • Births or deaths in your family
  • Marriage or divorce/separation

Our staff are experienced in ensuring that your estate is distributed according to your wishes with a minimum of delay and confusion as to who is entitled to what.

Disputes

Alternatively, if you feel that you have not been properly provided for in a will, we encourage you to contact our staff to obtain advice on your rights and options in relation to making a
claim against an estate.

Conveyancing

We understand the importance of buying or selling a property and ensure that your purchase or sale is conducted efficiently with professionalism, attention to detail, and confidence.

As conveyancing involves the transfer of legal title to property, it is important that an experienced law firm is employed to ensure that title is transferred without any unforeseen impediment or encumbrance. For professional and experienced conveyancing, we recommend contacting Harris Sushames for a fixed quote.

 

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