Susan Martland, Secretary, Emmanuel College
On behalf of the Emmanuel College Swimming Club Committee, I wanted to thank you and Robbins Watson Solicitors for your generous sponsorship support of the Emmanuel College Swimming Club Winter Short Course Meet 2015 held on Saturday 11th July. The meet was a tremendous success with 429 individual swimmers and more than 500 spectators attending on the day. Your support of our growing swimming club is much appreciated and the Committee looks forward to keeping in touch regarding future sponsorship opportunities that benefit Robbins Watson Solicitors.
just wanted to say a big thankyou!
You guys were fantastic and we will definetly be using you when we purchase our new place.
Thank you so much for all your help in ensuring we are good to go for settlement …, it has been very easy dealing with you.. and we appreciate your help and guidance along the way.
following up on advice given […] earlier this year, we are pleased to report that all went as planned. Your advice afforded us confidence in dealing with what was a sensitive matter. [G] and I would like to thank you for your support and assistance.
Our house settled last week as you well know without a hitch. Just wanted to say a big thank you to you both for assisting with the whole process. Was very easy dealing with Robbins Watson. Will definately use Robbins Watson again and would highly recommend you to anyone. Thanks again.
Mr and Mrs F S
Thank you for all the efforts you have made to assist us with our property sale – we appreciate it greatly.
Colin & Lynn
Good afternoon Marcus,
Thank you for attending to this matter for us and your courteous and prompt attention. We will be sure to contact your firm in the future should we have the need.
ABOUT MARCUS WOODFIELD
Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions
Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws. He is also a solicitor of the High Court of Australia. Marcus commenced employment with a Gold Coast law firm in 1987 and then moved to another Coast firm in 1990 where he remained for 10 years. He joined Robbins Watson in 2000, was appointed associate to the firm in 2002, and was appointed partner in 2004. Marcus has extensive experience in all areas of law and has particularly concentrated on the commercial area. In particular, Marcus has developed a busy franchising law practice, acting for both Franchisees and Franchisors in a vast array of industries. Marcus is a delegate member of the Franchising Council of Australia.
Marcus also has a busy practice in the transfers of businesses – acting for either Vendor or Purchaser, and taking care of the important, but tricky, details like restraint against future competition, the terms of the lease in which the business is conducted, and, of course, the stamp duty implications of any sale. He has acted for developers of large property developments on the Gold Coast and for landlords and tenants of large shopping centres.
General conveyancing has been a major part of Marcus’ work over the years where he has developed an excellent rapport with clients with his down to earth and amiable manner. Marcus has also practises heavily in the field of wills and estates where he has a particular interest in helping people at often difficult times. Whilst concentrating on commercial law Marcus has also had extensive experience in other areas of law, particularly personal injuries claims, and in November 1999 he obtained the then highest ever payout for a claimant in Queensland, being $6.5 million. Marcus likes to have a hands on approach to all of his work and prides himself on giving his clients the correct advice in a clear and easy to understand manner. He believes that prevention is better than cure and his experience in litigation enables him to identify potential problems in a commercial or property transaction and to take steps to prevent such problems from occurring.