What we specialise in

Insurance Recoveries

A major focus of BDK Lawyers is to provide subrogated recovery services to insurers and its agents including, but not limited to, domestic, motor and commercial claims (including prosecuting and defending claims). We boast significant experience and expertise in pursuing common law personal injury recovery claims for Return to Work Corporation of SA together with self-insured organisations for workers' compensation purposes.

 

Having acted for a number of major Australian insurers and recovery agents in litigious and non-litigious situations, we pride ourselves on our experience and understanding of recovery matters.

 

We recognise that cost effectiveness is a paramount consideration for insurers and its agents in recovery actions. With that in mind, BDK Lawyers has developed systems and operations facilitating the efficient conduct of recovery actions at a competitive price.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance with insurance recovery matters.

Insurance Litigation

Our practitioners have a wealth of experience in advising on and defending insurance claims (personal injury and property damage) as well as providing advice to insurers with respect to indemnity / policy coverage. Additionally, we assist insurers with their handling of claims through their Internal Dispute Resolution (IDR) processes and in dealing with the Insurance Ombudsman.
 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance with insurance litigation.

Debt Recovery

BDK Lawyers provides legal services to both organisations and individuals in pursuing debts. These services range from the sending of a formal Letter of Demand to issuing legal proceedings and enforcing any judgment. Common areas of debt recovery that BDK Lawyers can assist with include:

 

  • Unpaid invoices for services;

  • Contractual disputes;

  • Landlords seeking rent arrears;

  • Banks and Credit Unions seeking payment from debtors in default; and

  • Businesses (from sole-traders to large corporate entities) with unpaid accounts.

 

BDK Lawyers are also able to provide services to secure debts where debtors are listed proprietors of real property.

 

BDK Lawyers can also provide bankruptcy and insolvency services.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance with debt recovery matters.

Civil Litigation

BDK Lawyers provides legal services to individuals and organisations (from sole traders to large corporations) in respect of commercial/civil disputes. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in prosecuting and defending litigated matters in various Courts and Tribunals in South Australia (both State and Federal). Be it a contractual dispute, a case of misrepresentation, negligent performance of professional services or any other commercial/civil dispute, BDK Lawyers can assist.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to civil litigation.

Personal Injury

BDK Lawyers provides legal services to individuals seeking compensation for personal injury in circumstances where the injury has arisen from, amongst other things:

 

  • A motor vehicle accident;

  • A public liability incident such as a slip/trip;

  • A faulty/defective product; and

  • Professional malpractice, including medical negligence.

 

Additionally, BDK Lawyers is able to assist individuals in respect of claims arising under income protection policies of insurance and the like.

 

Often an injury makes it difficult for the injured person to commute to the office of his/her legal adviser. BDK Lawyers are sensitive to such difficulties and are flexible in their operations such that our lawyers are willing to visit the injured person at their home (or elsewhere as is convenient) for the purpose of obtaining instructions.

 

BDK Lawyers aim to resolve personal injury claims as quickly and efficiently as possible but at the same time seeks to maximise the compensation entitlement of an injured individual. We pride ourselves on keeping clients informed in a timely manner throughout the duration of a matter and also upon being accessible to clients.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to personal injury claims.

Property Damage

BDK Lawyers provides legal services to both organisations and individuals that have suffered property damage. Such damage may have arisen as a consequence of:

 

  • A motor vehicle accident;

  • Defective workmanship including building work;

  • Damage to home, contents or other property; and

  • Damage to business property including business interruption.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to property damage matters.

Technology

BDK Lawyers have drafted a number of confidentiality agreements, terms and conditions and other tailor made agreements for app developers (amongst other technology professionals).


Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to Technology matters.

Sports Law

BDK Lawyers provide services for professional athletes and coaches across a number of areas, including:

 

  • Contract negotiations; and

  • Media, endorsements and sponsorship negotiations.

 

We have also acted for and against a number of high profile sporting organisations with respect to a variety of contractual issues and disputes. These include commercial arrangements with sponsors, media outlets, service providers and the like.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to Sports Law.

Leasing

BDK Lawyers provide legal advice on commercial leasing matters to both lessees and lessors. We have previously acted in large scale disputes that have involved a number of sub-contracted parties (for example, negligent building works conducted within a commercial premises).

 

We have also acted for lessors pursuing lessees for rental arrears, amongst other leasing disputes.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to leasing matters.

Construction

BDK Lawyers have acted in a number of commercial and residential building disputes, both for service providers and for consumers. Our key focus is to reach cost-effective and practical solutions to disputes for our clients. In matters where such resolutions are not obtainable and litigation is required, BDK Lawyers have a proven track record.

 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to construction matters.

Contractual Disputes

Contractual disputes are common in everyday business. It is often paramount for businesses to maintain healthy working relationships with other businesses in the community. Throughout our experience across a number of different sectors, BDK Lawyers have acquired legal expertise that assist its clients in reaching solutions that are not only commercially beneficial, but preserve the reputations and professional relationships that our clients have forged over many years.
 

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance with general contractual disputes.

Wills and Estates

We specialise in all areas of Wills and Estates Law.

We can prepare Powers of Attorney documents and assist you with superannuation and trusts.

Please contact our office to discuss further how BDK Lawyers can be of assistance in relation to Wills and Estate matters.