We pride ourselves on listening to our clients, respecting their way of doing business and approaching their legal issues in a way that delivers a response to immediate needs as well as looking to broader long-term solutions.
- Tenure upgrades
- Tenure resolution for town and city expansions
- Local Government applications to purchase
- Application of the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld)
- Reserve land dealings
- Proposed transfers under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld)/Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 (Qld)
- Aboriginal (Trustee) Leases (including for infrastructure projects)
- Agistment agreements
Native Title and Cultural Heritage
- Applications for the determination of native title (claimant and non-claimant)
- Indigenous Land Use Agreements
- Post Timber Creek compensation claims and compliance.
- Protection of existing interests
- Native title compulsory acquisitions
- Future acts, mining and exploration negotiations
- Native title and cultural heritage compliance assessment (all tenure types and infrastructure)
- Cultural heritage management plans and agreements
- Cultural heritage protocols
- Traditional owner boundary dispute resolution projects
- Prescribed Body Corporate establishment and support
Other Indigenous land and business interests
- Traditional Use of Marine Resource Agreements
- Indigenous Protected Areas
- Working on Country programs
- Customised rules for corporations
- Tenure dealings
- Intra Indigenous disputes
- Land management
- Carbon farming initiatives
- Special administrator for Indigenous corporations as appointed by Registrar
- Wealth sharing models for communities
Litigation and dispute resolution
- Litigation and dispute resolution
- Debt recovery
- Contractual disputes
- Claims for possession of property
- Resolution of landlord/tenant/licensee disputes
- Building and construction industry claims
- Employment law disputes
- General litigation
- Buying, selling and leasing property (businesses, shareholdings, plant and equipment)
- Contracts for the supply of goods and services
- Joint ventures and shareholder agreements including those meeting Supply Nation certification requirements
- Joint venture and company exits
- Establishment of corporate entities and trusts
- DGR, Charity and NFP registration
- Corporate governance
- Directors duties
- Board advisory roles
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Marrawah Law is the nation’s leading independent Indigenous legal firm and the legal advisors of choice for government, business, Not-for-Profits and traditional owner groups.
Supply Nation Members
100% Indigenous owned, Supply Nation certified and our team offers clients pathways to deal with issues through practical, whole of business solutions with cultural legitimacy.
Founder & Principal Solicitor
Caitlyn Tagliaferri (nee Tim)
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