Cohen Legal Townsville staff

Townsville Lawyers Here For You

You never know when you might need a lawyer in Townsville, and yet if this time comes, hiring one can seem like a daunting task. We know the profession is full of legal jargon, and when you’re trying to navigate contractual issues, a workplace dispute, or contest a will, it can be overwhelming.

At Cohen Legal, our aim is to take the stress out of legal disputes, explaining issues to you in language that’s easy to understand, while guiding you through the process from start to finish.

Our Townsville-based team has more than 25 years of legal experience in the local area, assisting the community with business, construction, property conveyancing, employment, and estate law among other services.

We are approachable and easy to talk to, and ensure we give you the tools, team, and confidence you need to overcome your legal battle.

We are upfront about our fees and carry out all our work ethically and efficiently. If you are looking for lawyers in Townsville who are firm but fair, while taking the time to truly listen and assist, then you have found your firm.

Welcome to Cohen Legal. See how we can help you...

Property Conveyancing

You’ve finally found your dream home in Townsville - so what’s next? We are here to help you deal with the often complex settlement process by providing you with advice and helping you to navigate through the vast mountain of paperwork. Whether you are buying or selling, we can help order searches, transfer title deeds, and review the contract to make sure you get the best deal.

Building and construction disputes

If you are facing a contractual dispute, tap into our commercial knowledge to win the fair result you deserve. We are experienced in navigating the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payments) Act 2017, subcontractor’s charges proceedings, and QBCC (Queensland Building and Construction Commission) licensing issues, internal reviews and other proceedings.

Property protection

Facing a commercial or residential leasing dispute? We have vast experience in steering our clients through body corporate disputes, town planning matters, caveats, and easement and title disputes.

Insolvency and bankruptcy

A business failure can be an extremely stressful experience. Personal insolvency can be overwhelming. It can feel like an immense task to deal with creditors, suppliers, and company directors. Let us help you to lighten the load and support you and your team in the process.

Employment law

Are you facing an unfair dismissal charge in Townsville? Or perhaps you have had a workplace bullying or harassment claim filed against you? We are well-versed in Fair Work Commission hearings and workplace disputes, and work with employees and employers to seek fair resolution.

Business law

Sam Cohen, the founder of Cohen Legal, comes from a strong business background and brings this knowledge to support clients facing legal matters in business. Whether you are commencing on a partnership or joint venture, have fallen into dispute, or simply need Personal Property Securities Act advice, we can assist.

Wills and Estates

When a loved one passes away, it is emotional and upsetting to say the least. The last thing you need is the added stress of dealing with the fineprint in the will. We have helped clients, contest wills and work swiftly to carry out estate administration and family provision claims so you can focus on what matters.
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At Cohen Legal, we work with clients, not cases. We’re dedicated to helping you win your legal dispute by providing you with impenetrable representation.
If you need assistance locally with Townsville property conveyancing, business, disputes, employment, or estate law, call Cohen Legal on 07 4721 0264 or contact us online.