Greenhalgh Pickard

We’re not just professionals, but locals; real people, delivering real solutions for your legal and accounting needs.

 

Solicitors and Accountants Sunshine Coast

Greenhalgh Pickard have experienced professionals in most areas of legal and accounting work. If we can’t help you, we guarantee that we can refer you to someone, we trust, who can. For the benefit of our clients we are constantly improving our services, and developing our extensive network of other professional specialists in wider inter-related fields.

Understanding our clients’ circumstances allows us to develop lifelong relationships with them. We have developed trusting and strong relationships with many of our clients. They engage us as their guides and advisors.

Legal Services Sunshine Coast

We offer a number of legal services including: Business & Commercial Law, Employment Law, Family & Defacto Law, Litigation (Legal Disputes), Criminal Law, Wills & Estate Planning, Property & Conveyancing.

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Accounting Sunshine Coast

We offer a range of accounting services including Bookkeeping, Negative Gearing Advice, Self-Managed Super Funds, Tax Returns, Business & Accounting Advice, and much more.

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If you are after legal, business or accounting guidance, fill out the form to receive an immediate quote for our services. Our team will contact you within one business day to discuss your matter and provide you with a personalised quote.

 

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Based on 650 reviews
Martin Mitchell
23 December 2023
Greenhalgh Pickard is a tightly woven network of highly professional solicitors and staff professionals who walked me through a difficult legal process, coaching and reassuring me every step of the way. Rob Hollis was the right solicitor for me the moment I met him, and I appreciated him keeping me in the loop about filed papers and every little step that needed to be handled to move the case forward to a successful and speedy conclusion. Rob and the legal teams in Greenhalgh Pickard did a great job for me with property settlement and my divorce , updated Will and EPA. From the initial consultation on they really set the firm apart from others , the time they take to simplify and explain strategy with the elements of case law to the uninitiated. I was also very satisfied with Shania’s latest guidance and advice on Wills/EPA update. There is no shortage of divorce solicitors but finding the best fit for your particular situation is a challenge. Rob and their work set themselves apart to your advantage and peace of mind.
Lana Chapman
20 December 2023
Tori and John are exceptional solicitors! They helped us mitigate our legal situation with precision and expertise. They provided great legal counsel and were proactive communicators. They collaborated with our accountant (Jason- also highly recommend in their business) to ensure we were able to navigate complexities and we were provided top-notch service. Trustworthy, responsive, and results-driven. Highly recommend.
Amy McCarthy
30 November 2023
Very happy with the service from Jessica and the team at Greenhalgh Pickard. This was my first time purchasing a home so I didn’t quite know what to expect - Jessica gave great advice and the process was executed flawlessly. Highly recommend.
Gabrielle Worrall
28 November 2023
The legal and accounting teams have been great to deal with and very professional, definitely reccommend!
Mark Edwards
28 November 2023
We used Greenhalgh Pickard Solicitors for the purchase of our property. Professional, efficient, and approachable. Thanks so much to Ella and the team. We will be sure to use them again.
John Ryan
24 November 2023
Very happy with every part of our dealings with Greenhalgh Pickard Solicitors. Everyone involved made us very comfortable and were very helpful and clear with any questions we had. Would highly recommend.
Greg Andrew
23 November 2023
Highly recommend the team at Greenhalgh Pickard after our experience with them. Highly professional, friendly and excellent communication at all times! Very grateful for their prompt service.
Brendon Bolt
21 November 2023
Eloise was very helpful in assisting on some business matters. Her and her team were very professional and knowledgeable and provided assistance in a timely manner.
Haileigh Stokes
16 November 2023
I highly recommend Tori and the team. Tori has been an incredible help with my recent commercial property lease. Tori took the time to explain everything and was always easy to contact via phone or email.
Troy Hartup
6 November 2023
This is the second time I have engaged the team at Greenhalgh Pickard and I cannot recommend them highly enough. Jessica went above and beyond to help me secure a block of land interstate and I can not fault her level of expertise, professionalism or friendliness. I was always kept informed and any questions I had were answered swiftly. Jessica made this process seem simple from start to finish and I am very happy. Thank you Jessica.

Our Services

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Our expert legal team can offer assistance and advice to settle estate disputes including disputes of wills, property, and capital. We can help you to understand your inheritance rights and ensure that you receive what you’re entitled to when a will is settled.

Estate Law Book With Last Will And Testament Papers

Our team of litigation lawyers can help you to settle complex legal disputes fairly and efficiently. We can act on your behalf during civil, commercial, or criminal cases and advocate for you during arbitration, mediation, and court proceedings. We always offer our clients clear and transparent legal advice.

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Our commercial law specialists can assist with setting up, running, and managing all the legal aspects of businesses including sole trading businesses and partnerships. Our wide range of services for commercial clients covers property leases, sales documents, purchase contracts, shareholders agreements, and loans and securities.

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Our property solicitors can carry out all aspects of conveyancing whether you’re buying or selling a property. We offer our conveyancing services at an affordable fixed fee rate and stay in regular contact with our clients to provide prompt and accurate responses to all of your queries and concerns.

Last Will And Testament Papers

Our expert estate lawyers can help you to plan for the future with our comprehensive wills and estate planning services. Ensure the security of your loved ones when you pass on and protect the future of your estate with a legally binding will today.

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Get your business off to the best start with our professional business advisory and start-up services, designed to provide entrepreneurs and new business owners with the advice and support that they need to run a legally compliant and successful business in any sector.

About Our Professional Solicitors & Accountants

At Greenhalgh Pickard, we are a team of qualified and experienced solicitors offering comprehensive legal services on the Sunshine Coast. We employ a diverse range of legal and accounting professionals to assist our clients with a huge range of legal and financial matters in both the commercial and residential sectors. Our dedicated solicitors work hard to deliver personalised advice and solutions to our clients in all aspects of law, including:

We are a local law firm employing specialists across multiple areas of law and finance to offer comprehensive legal services to the local community.

We offer tailored advice to all of our clients and work hard to advocate for our client’s needs no matter what their concerns. Whether you’re setting up a business or facing legal disputes relating to property, estates or business, our team of expert solicitors can help you to reach a satisfactory agreement quickly and efficiently.

If you’re looking for a friendly and approachable team of legal experts in your area, contact us today at Greenhalgh Pickard. Call us today for advice or to book an initial consultation with one of our solicitors.

Why Choose Greenhalgh Pickard

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Integrated Solution

We believe that it makes sense to provide integrated solutions and services across both legal and accounting, saving our clients time and money.

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Experienced

We have experienced professionals in most areas of legal and accounting work. If we can’t help you, we guarantee that we can refer you to someone who can.

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Locals

We’re locals; real people delivering real solutions for your legal and accounting needs.

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Clients for Life

Understanding our clients’ circumstances allows us to develop lifelong relationships with them.

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Transparency

We calculate the time and cost of each component so you can see where your money will be spent.

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Environmental Impact

We are doing our part to reduce our impact on the environment with our paperless firm initiative.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are solicitors and what do they do?

Solicitors are more than just representatives in court. They’re advisors, consultants and strategists. From understanding the intricate details of property transactions to ensuring the solidity of business agreements, a solicitor can assist you in a range of legal matters. They play an important role in interpreting the law, advising on rights and formulating a strategy to ensure the most suitable outcome for their clients. 

When should an individual consult a legal professional?

While certain situations are more apparent, like being summoned to court, there are also subtle situations where legal advice can be beneficial. For instance, during negotiations for a significant contract, navigating through family estate disputes or understanding the legal nuances of starting a new business venture. Having a solicitor’s perspective ensures that you are always one step ahead, minimising risks and ensuring your rights are always protected.

What is the difference between a lawyer and a solicitor?

A Lawyer is a person who has completed a legal qualification – usually a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree and obtained legal training to provide advice to clients. Solicitors are legal practitioners who have completed a law degree and hold a practising certificate from the Supreme Court. The term used interchangeably refers to your first line of defence, professionals who construct arguments, create legal documents, provide important advice, and often step in for court representation, particularly in intricate cases.

How do solicitors maintain client confidentiality?

The foundation of the client-solicitor relationship is built on trust and confidentiality. Beyond adhering to ethical guidelines and stringent professional standards, solicitors uphold the law with utmost discretion. They implement advanced data protection measures and undergo regular training sessions on confidentiality. With a steadfast commitment to their client’s interests, they ensure every piece of information is safeguarded.

What should I expect during my initial consultation?

First impressions matter. This meeting provides insight into how your relationship with the solicitor will evolve. Beyond discussing the specifics of your case, this meeting is an opportunity to gauge the solicitor’s approach, their expertise in the domain and their dedication. It’s a mutual exploration where both parties can set expectations, discuss potential strategies and establish communication channels.

how can I ensure a smooth working relationship with my solicitor?

Building a harmonious relationship with your solicitor is similar to any other professional relationship. The foundation is built upon transparent communication, adherence to schedules and trust. Just as you’d expect your solicitor to be prompt and detailed in their responses, they’d appreciate timely feedback and access to any information that could help the case. A collaborative approach ensures you’re not just a client but an active participant in your legal journey.

What role do solicitors play in commercial law?

Commercial law revolves around businesses and their operations. Solicitors play an important role in ensuring that businesses adhere to constantly evolving rules and regulations. Beyond drafting and advising on contracts, they guide enterprises through intellectual property rights, employment laws and shareholder agreements. They can recognise potential legal challenges, which allows for proactive problem-solving. They ensure businesses operate within the legal framework, safeguarding against potential disputes and liabilities.

How can solicitors assist in property transactions?

Buying or selling property involves intricate legal paperwork. Solicitors offer clarity and confidence in this process. From the initial stages of drafting a contract to the finalisation of a sale or purchase, a solicitor ensures every step adheres to the legal framework. They conduct thorough research to ensure there are no issues with the property.  

For buyers, a solicitor checks zoning laws, ensuring the property’s intended use won’t be hindered in the future. For sellers, solicitors help in obtaining necessary certificates and preparing vendor statements. They also facilitate communication between banks for the settlement process, ensuring funds are correctly transferred and titles are changed. 

How do I choose the right type of lawyer for my needs?

There are various specialisations within the law, making it imperative to choose a lawyer who aligns with your specific needs. Start by understanding the nature of your legal requirement: Is it a personal matter, like a Will or divorce? Or a business concern, such as trademarking a product? Once the domain is clear, research lawyers who advise in that area. 

Seek recommendations, read reviews and perhaps most importantly, schedule initial consultations. This meeting provides an opportunity to gauge the lawyer’s approach, knowledge and reputation. It’s not just about credentials; it’s about finding someone who understands your concerns, communicates effectively and represents your interests.

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