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Donald Duffy

Principal

For over 30 years, founding Principal Don Duffy has been guiding clients with his expertise in areas such as property law, Wills and Estates and commercial practice.

Qualifications
  • Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Victoria (1974)
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia (1974)
  • Registered Tax Agent
Areas of Law
  • Trusts, Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Joint Ventures and Structures
  • Wills and Estates
  • Property Law
  • Mortgage
  • Finance

With a solid grounding in Will and Estate Planning, Property Law and Business Law, Don provides decisive and thoughtful leadership on property subdivisions, developments, property sales and estate planning including the preparation of wills, trusts and powers of attorney. Don consistently resolves complex commercial matters covering areas such as the sale and purchase of businesses, leases, business structure, asset protection and debt recovery, providing a legal outcome his clients can build upon, so they can take their business to the next level.

With significant experience in the area of complex property transactions and subdivisions, Don has advised and provided guidance to successful property developers, ranging in value from between 5 million and 20 million dollars, including properties carrying significant environmental issues.

Don is an active member of the local community, acting for several schools in the area and providing advice on a broad range of issues including corporate governance through to contractual disputes and enrolment issues. Don is also a chairman of the Pakenham Racing Club and trustee of the Pakenham Cemetery Trust.