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...

See our Business and Industry Law Services

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 practice 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 Mackay, Brisbane, 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.

Opening Hours

Our offices hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.  If your matter requires urgent attention please contact our out of hours emergency contact number on 0407 860 938.  

Latest News

  • Beware when signing Form 15 – you may be personally liable


    Beware when signing Form 15 – you may be personally liable In a recent case the Queensland Court of Appeal held an engineer personally liable for signing an incorrect Form 15 (compliance certificate for building design or specification). The exact damages payable are yet to be decided but co..

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  • The ‘Arms Length’ Family Transfer


    Earlier this year, we launched the Part One of our series on Succession Planning. (/news/to-transfer-or-not-to-transfer-when-is-the-right-time) This issue, we shall explore the options you have if you would like to transfer your farming business all at once (as opposed to over time). ..

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  • The New GST Withholding Law - Its Impact on Conveyancing


    From 1 July, 2018, buyers of "new residential premises" or "new residential subdivisions" will be required to pay 1/11th of the purchase price to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) (instead of to the seller) at settlement. The New REIQ Residential Contract (15th Edition) The Real Esta..

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  • Ipso Facto Provisions and how they affect you


    Can I terminate the lease if my tenant of my Commercial or Industrial Property goes into Administration or Receivership? Most leases have clauses which makes it an event of default and grounds to terminate the lease if certain insolvency events occur, like the tenant entering into administra..

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