McKays is a proactive legal practise focused on the real needs of our clients. Our people are at the cutting edge of their diverse fields and are passionate about what they practise. We provide clients with no-nonsense, practical advice for real results.

The range of legal services we provide is comprehensive and our areas of specialist expertise compliment each other to provide a full range of services with two distinct focuses – Business & Industry Law and Personal Law, to meet all of your needs entirely.

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Latest News

  • The most effective and misunderstood tool for employers to eliminate the risk of unfair dismissal claims… guaranteed!

    Sep 19, 2017

    In March of this year, we reported on an important decision about increased work health and safety fines in Queensland. This followed the District Court of Queensland’s decision in Williamson v VH & MG Imports Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 56. In that decision, the District Court of Queensland held that Queensland Magistrate Courts must take into account penalties imposed in other work health and safety harmonised jurisdictions

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  • How to avoid ending up with abandoned or derelict vessels

    Aug 10, 2017

    Queensland marinas, boat yards and storage facilities are increasingly plagued with abandoned and derelict vessels.

    McKays is currently assisting several marine clients with the removal of abandoned vessels from slipways and boatyards in different parts of the State.

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  • QBCC changes tune on defective work

    Aug 8, 2017

    The QBCC has recently released a statement confirming their approach to defective building works and the issuing of Directions to Rectify.

    Whilst it is good news when the QBCC clarifies their position on such an issue, this particular news may not be good for builders.

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  • The penalty increase is on

    Jul 27, 2017

    In March of this year, we reported on an important decision about increased work health and safety fines in Queensland. This followed the District Court of Queensland’s decision in Williamson v VH & MG Imports Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 56. In that decision, the District Court of Queensland held that Queensland Magistrate Courts must take into account penalties imposed in other work health and safety harmonised jurisdictions

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