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What happens if my finance approval gets withdrawn once the contract becomes unconditional during COVID-19?

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact worldwide. Even though restrictions are currently easing in Queensland, unfortunately the pandemic may still have a significant effect…

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Queensland – the easiest state in Australia to buy property

In Queensland, most property purchases use a standard contract endorsed by the Queensland Law Society and the Real Estate Institute of Queensland.  The property industry is familiar with the standard…

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Criminal implications for underpaying staff

Until earlier this month, the only recourse against employers for underpayments was through civil litigation, whether through the small claims process (Industrial Magistrates Court) or the Federal Circuit Court. An…

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Allowances – Supervisors & Leading Hands

If your business employs staff under a Modern Award (Award) which provides for supervisor or leading hand allowances, you may have asked one of the following questions: Who is entitled…

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An active member of the community

At fc lawyers, we strongly believe in finding new and exciting ways to give back and support both our local and greater communities.

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Daffodil Day 2020

On Friday the 28th August 2020, FC Lawyers raised awareness and funds for the Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day. 29,000 Queenslanders will be diagnosed with cancer this year. After the COVID-19…

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Anwen – Port Macquarie Koala Hospital Adoption

Like everyone throughout Australia, we too are devastated by the destructive fires. Our team are looking for ways to fundraise for those affected by the fires. We would like to introduce…

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Work Experience – Kaitlyn

(📸 Pictured here: Bernince, Rey, Tom, Jennifer, Beth, Duncan, Debbie, Kaitlyn, Tessa and Kathy)   On Friday 1st November 2019, we had Kaitlyn join our Sunshine Coast office to complete…

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Get to know our team

The team at fc lawyers have over 100 years combined experience. Find out more about our team below:

Glenn Ferguson AM

Managing Director

Tom Wood

Associate Director

Chloe Kopilovic

Associate Director

Peter Lyons

Special Counsel

Jozefina Ndoci

Senior Associate

Jennifer Porter


Francois Malan


Beth Fitzpatrick

Migration Services Manager

Rachelle Pyke

Business & Corporate Services

Tessa Delamere

Conveyancing & Property Services

Kirstie Vigar

Wills and Estates

Despina Venardos

Office Manager

Kathy Bliss

Finance Manager

Debbie O’Doherty

Client Relations Manager

Ash Platz

Marketing Manager


Giving back

We’re fortunate enough to be able to support a range of causes that we’re not only passionate about but actively involved in.


What our clients say

If you’re wondering whether or not FC Lawyers is the legal team for you, don’t just take our word for it! Check out our what many of our happy clients are saying about how our team have provided legal services to assist their personal and business needs.

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