Dani Jones

About Dani Jones

I work with a large range of clients from large businesses and companies to everyday people assisting them in a broad range of litigation matters, commercial and business transactions, debt recovery, succession planning and estates. Although I am a litigation lawyer, I strive to achieve the best outcome possible from my client whether that be by alternative dispute resolution, mediations and conferences or taking a matter through to litigation.

Electronic Notice…Is it Enough?

By |2019-04-30T16:32:55+10:00April 30th, 2019|Commercial, News|

In an attempt to keep pace with advancements in technology and the use of the internet, the law is also moving forward to allow electronic consent and notice in contracts. The Supreme Court recently heard the matter of FKP v Albion Mill [2017] QSC 322 regarding electronic communication and [...]

Court’s Powers… to our Client’s Advantage

By |2019-04-17T14:07:51+10:00April 15th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Litigation, done badly, is costly and time consuming.  Sometimes clients will give up their rights because they believe litigation cannot get the outcome they are entitled to. BTLawyers’ litigation team understands that litigation is a tool get an outcome.  Like any tool, you need to know how it works [...]

First in isn’t Always Best Dressed!

By |2019-04-11T11:03:22+10:00April 11th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Accepting payments from distressed debtors can be tricky.  It is tempting when you have a delinquent debtor to push hard, force a payment and move on.  However, things aren’t always that simple, particularly if the debtor then becomes insolvent. Australian insolvency laws are designed to ensure the assets of [...]

Property Termination Notices – Risks and Pitfalls

By |2019-04-09T09:25:02+10:00March 14th, 2019|Commercial|

Have you ever been threatened with an unfair eviction notice? While most landlords understand standard notice periods and will work with the tenant to come to an amicable arrangement, sometimes landlords don’t follow the rules.  BTLawyers recently represented a client who was served with a notice to evict their [...]

House Trap – Beware of Agent Promises

By |2019-04-09T09:25:02+10:00February 27th, 2019|Conveyancing|

In the recent decision of Coast Corp Pacific Pty Ltd v Stockland Development Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 305 Justice Jackson dismissed a collateral contract due to an entire agreement clause.  The Plaintiff signed a contract with Stockland to purchase a town house in Pacific Pines on the Gold Coast.  [...]

Powers of Attorney

By |2019-04-09T09:19:29+10:00October 10th, 2017|News, Wills and Estates|

By Dani Jones WHAT ARE THEY?  HOW DO THEY WORK?  AND DO I REALLY NEED ONE? A Power of Attorney is a document that enables someone to make decisions for you whilst you are alive.  There are two types of Powers of Attorney, an Enduring Power of Attorney and a [...]

Why do I need a Will?

By |2019-04-09T09:19:29+10:00June 15th, 2017|Family Law, News|

By Dani Jones This is a phrase I too often hear as a solicitor.  Succession planning is not a topic many people like to think about let alone discuss with loved ones or a solicitor.  I find a common trend especially amongst young people is that “I’ll get around to [...]