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May 2016

Family business valuations simplified

May 31, 2016

Ever wondered how you value a family business?

During the process of separation the value of the family business will impact on the financial settlement received by each of the parties involved, so getting the value right is crucial.

Also valuing the business in the context of family law is different to the traditional “fair market value” method so you need to be aware of the differences.

Craig Taylor, Director of Paterson & Dowding, provides some insight into this, click on link below to read his article.

Valuation of businesses

FIFO workers separating with children

May 17, 2016

In a recent interview, Eric Martino, Director of Paterson & Dowding discussed the issue of separation involving children for those working in a FIFO role. Here are his answers to some of the frequently asked questions

  1. Am I entitled to equal time with my children?
  2. How does my FIFO roster affect my time with my children?

To hear his answers to the above, click on this link


Paterson & Dowding Family Law Prize

May 1, 2016

Paterson & Dowding continues to support the development of future lawyers and is proud to announce the 2016 recipient of the Paterson & Dowding Prize, for the highest academic achievement in Family Law, Murdoch University student, Kayla Giudicatti.

Kayla has thanked Paterson & Dowding for the award, saying, “It is highly valued and is a significant highlight of my legal career.”

The partners of Paterson & Dowding wish Kayla well for her future.

Murdoch Uni Law Prize presentation by NDA March 2016

Photo of Kayla Giudicatti, prize winner, Nic D’Adamo, P&D lawyer and Professor Jürgen Bröhmer, Dean of Law School