Not like any other Firm

A different approach
to Law

Our proof is in our work

Offering specialised services and exceeding the expectations of an impressive list of clients, Cappello Rowe ensures their clients’ needs always come first. Our team adopts a proactive approach to all legal issues and uses innovative problem-solving skills to resolve them.

Contact Cappello Rowe before you need us.
Almost always, contacting us prior to a conflict will increase your chance of success by 10 fold.

Case Study 1 Things change with time.

01.

Sale complete. Tax time.

The Office of State Revenue (OSR) assesses a client's water transfer for Stamp Duty.
02.

Bill shock.

The OSR issues a bill to the client for $100,000 payable in Stamp Duty.
03.

Contact Cappello Rowe.

The client does the sensible thing before disputing the OSR assessment and contacts Cappello Rowe.
04.

Cappello Rowe finds flaw

Cappello Rowe successfully demonstrate to the OSR that their manner of calculating duty had been flawed (for a number of years in fact!).
05.

OSR agree

The OSR agree. They had failed to alter their assessment methodology to reflect constitutional changes in the water corporation.
06.

Bill re-issued

The OSR recalculated the Stamp Duty payable and re-issue a bill for $10.

Case Study 2 Banks aren't flawless.

01.

A simple refinance.

A client wishes to refinance their debt with a Major Bank.
02.

Break-Fees aren't great.

Break-Fees on bill facilities are expected, this client didn't expect it to be $120,000.
03.

Things don't add up. Contact Cappello Rowe.

The client checked his contract, and asked the bank to recalculate - the same figure was returned. The client does the right thing and contacts Cappello Rowe before going any further.
04.

A different result?

Cappello Rowe liaises with the bank. Works through the contract terms with them and calculates all fees out of the system. The figure is vastly different.
05.

Sights on the Computer system.

The Bank and Cappello Rowe enter discussions, the outcome, the initial figure is wrong, and the system isn't taking all terms into account.
06.

From a negative to a positive... Fee.

The bank recalculates the break fee payable and re-issues a credit for $10,000 OWING TO OUR CLIENT.

Case Study 3 Contested Will – ultimate eviction.

01.

The Transfer

Nephew took $300K from his Aunt with dementia.
02.

It Begins.

Aunt Dies. The Estate contests the transfer.
03.

By the book. Court Orders.

Judgement against nephew and orders that house is to be sold because of constructive trust
04.

The Resistance - as they often do...

Trustee for sale appointed to sell house - Nephew resists
05.

Solicitors Instructed

Cappello Rowe instructed and commence application to vacate.
06.

Right advice, saves time.

Went from potential 8 month proceed to be resolved within two months with final orders from the Court.

Case Study 4 Large debt recovery claim – cross claim for termination of contract.

01.

Dispute over distribution agreement.
02.

The wholesaler owed close to $5M in sales by distributor.
03.

Distributor claims contract unlawfully terminated
04.

Wholesaler sued in Supreme court in a complicated case involving 6 separate parties, two claims and over $25M in damages
05.

Ordinarily would take years to resolve but proceeded to hearing within 9 months of commencement and ultimate full and final settlement

Case Study 5 Shareholders dispute

01.

Silent investor client of international mining company
02.

Rogue director with suspected fraud and embezzlement
03.

Devised ‘out of the box’ strategies including company acquisitions and enforcing local judgment in multiple international jurisdictions
04.

Result investor gained full control of company

We have time.
Investing yours with us, will save you headaches.

Being proactive and contacting Cappello Rowe before you need a Lawyer will be the best business decision you'll make.