Business and Industry Law

When it comes to looking after the legal requirements for you and your business, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is accurate, timely and will help you achieve the best results possible, for your organisation...

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Personal Law

When it comes to looking after the legal needs for yourself and your family, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is the best available and is value for money...

See our Personal Law Services

Our focus has always been (and always will be) on the needs of our clients.

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.

McKays is a proactive legal group 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 practice. We provide clients with no-nonsense, practical advice for real results.

We have member offices in Brisbane, Mackay, Gold Coast and Surat Basin providing a range of legal services with expertise.

Wherever you work.
Whatever you do.
Whatever your need.
We're already there.

Latest News

  • Six figure fine for employer

    21-Mar-2018

    Six figure fine for wages exploitation of a young worker and for failure to keep records for 3 months The Fair Work Commission has fined a director $21,500 and his company $100,000 for “an outrageous exploitation of a young worker”. A second year apprentice plumber worked more than 200 over..

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  • Were you and are you paying your apprentices correctly?

    12-Feb-2018

    A recent decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia may have a significant impact on your business. The effect of the decision is that Queensland employers that have used a “NAPSA” (explained below) to calculate their apprentices’ pay rate have potentially underpaid their apprentices. The e..

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  • Renting out equipment? Think PPSR.

    09-Feb-2018

    Do you lease equipment (either formally or informally) to clients and friends? What about that cement mixer or excavator you let your mate borrow over a year ago? If yes, you need to consider the Personal Property and Securities Register (“PPSR”) to ensure you are able to get your equipment ..

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  • Would your contract hold up in Court?

    05-Dec-2017

    Legislation relating to unfair contract terms for small businesses has, to date, generally been untested. However, a recent case against waste management solutions company, JJ Richards and Sons, shows these laws have real ‘teeth’, with eight terms of a contract being deemed unfair and unenforcea..

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