Services

  • Estate planning
    • Protection of wealth through asset protection strategies
    • Preparation of Wills – testamentary discretionary trusts, mutual Wills and simple Wills
    • Superannuation and binding death benefit nominations
    • Planning for legal incapacity before death through the preparation of Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Directives
    • Business succession planning

    Estate administration
    • Involving the administration and finalisation of the estate of a deceased person
    • Probate and Letters of Administration
    • Identifying and settling debts and liabilities
    • Identifying and collecting assets
    • Transferring assets to beneficiaries rightly entitled
    • Accounting and taxation matters
    • Advising on the duties and responsibilities of executors and/or administrators

  • Leasing
    • Retail, commercial and industrial properties (involving both landlord and tenant clients)
    • Single use properties
    • Offices
    • Warehouses and factories
    • Shopping centres

    Business acquisitions and sales
    • Small business
    • Medium business
    • Large scale national businesses
    • Service stations
    • Restaurants
    • Service industries

    Franchising
    • Franchise acquisitions, sales, advice, national franchises

    Business structuring and succession
    • Partnership agreements
    • Joint ventures
    • Syndicates
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Unitholder agreements
    • Buy/sell agreements
    • License and agency agreements

  • Sales and acquisitions
    • Residential (units, townhouses, vacant land and houses)
    • Commercial (shopping centres and offices)
    • Industrial (warehouses and factories)

    Property development
    • Residential developments
    • Mixed use developments
    • Commercial offices
    • Retail shops
    • Land subdivisions

    Land resumption claims

    Easements

    Licencing agreements

    Option agreements

  • Estate litigation
    • Concerns over the validity of a Will
    • Beneficiaries feeling aggrieved by the terms of the Will by either not being provided for at all or not being provided for adequately
    • Promises and arrangements made by a deceased person during their lifetime not being fulfilled
    • Will construction and Will interpretation matters
    • Superannuation claims and disputes
    • Mediation and dispute resolution

    QCAT matters
    • Enduring Powers of Attorney disputes
    • Guardianship and Tribunal hearing matters
    • Mediation and dispute resolution

    Property disputes & litigation
    • Statutory trustee sales
    • Lease disputes
    • Breach of contract claims
    • Body corporate disputes
    • Mediation and dispute resolution

    Business disputes & litigation
    • Partnership disputes
    • Franchise disputes
    • Company and shareholder disputes
    • Breach of contract claims
    • Business litigation
    • Insurance disputes
    • Mediation and dispute resolution

Meet Our Team

    John Drakos Solicitors is a boutique law firm based in Brisbane’s southeast.  We recognise that our success is dependent upon our ability to meet the needs of our clients in a timely, efficient and professional manner.  Our goal is always to achieve realistic, cost-effective and practical solutions for our clients.

  • John Drakos

    Principal

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For any enquires please contact us by using the form below or phone us directly on (07) 3392 2000

John Drakos Solicitors

A| PO Box 1413 Coorparoo DC QLD 4151 T | (07) 3392 2000 // M | 0403 232 999 E | john@jds.com.au

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