Finemore Walters & Story Solicitors has provided legal services to the Wide Bay-Burnett region for generations. We have offices in Bundaberg, Childers and Mundubbera. Our firm consists of more than 50 people, including partners, solicitors, and skilled staff. We can help you with a broad range of legal matters. Our key services are:
We are conveyancing leaders. Finemore Walters & Story provides a great value conveyancing service. If you are buying or selling a property in Queensland, we can provide the help you need. We can be there with advice prior to any contract being signed and can protect your interests right through to the completion of the transaction.
The loss of a loved one presents many challenges. Finemore Walters & Story has a dedicated team that can help with the complexities of estate administration. Whether someone has died with or without a will, we can assist you with ensuring the appropriate processes are followed. Probate is not always necessary. We believe in having an upfront conversation about the most cost-effective way to deal with an estate’s administration.
Wills & Estate Planning
If you need a simple will or complex estate planning, we can help. We provide advice in estate planning matters, estate administration, will disputes, disputes regarding capacity and family provision claims. We also do a large volume of straightforward wills and enduring powers of attorney for couples and individuals just wanting to ensure they have made appropriate arrangements for the future.
Business, Property, Commercial & Leasing
Finemore Walters & Story are business lawyers. If you are starting a business or buying one, we can provide support with establishing the best business entity for you. We have experience in a broad range of business transactions including sales, purchases, and leasing.
In the field of Property Law, we have acted in many complex transactions related to property development including option agreements and subdivisions.
Rural & Agribusiness
As a regional firm with many of our lawyers coming from rural backgrounds, we understand the unique needs of our rural and agribusiness clients. We offer a comprehensive range of tailored advice whether you are a family partnership or larger corporate enterprise.
Our experienced team of family lawyers can guide and support you through your family law issues including divorce, property settlement, parenting arrangements, family violence orders and financial agreements.
We act for employers and employees in a broad range of workplace matters. Finemore Walters & Story can assist with creating employment contracts and severance agreements, confidentiality, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements, human resource issues, policies, and dispute resolution, wrongful termination or unfair dismissal litigation, workplace safety issues, discipline and discharge of employees, workplace harassment and discrimination issues.
Building & Construction Law
From contract preparation to completion of the project, we are available for support all the way through. We deal with both residential and commercial building matters. We have experience with payment claims, disputes, QBCC mediations and QBCC compliance matters.
Disputes & Litigation
When it comes to disputes, Finemore Walters & Story provides practical and sensible advice for you to reach a cost-effective outcome. If a matter cannot be resolved easily, we can pursue the outcome you need. We have experience in a broad range of matters including banking disputes, building and construction litigation, business dissolutions, commercial contract disputes, debt recovery, defamation, employment disputes, land resumption claims, QCAT applications and disputes, partnership disputes, property and commercial leasing disputes, Retirement Village disputes, wills and estates litigation.
Court & Traffic Matters
We can provide you a fixed fee service for a range of court and traffic matters. We can help you with Peace and Good Behaviour claims, special hardship order and work licence applications if you are facing a licence suspension and pleas in the Magistrates Court.