Will Your Firm Be Operating Remotely?
If your firm is contemplating remotely providing services, please consider the following:
- Place a sign in a prominent position providing relevant information to clients and others
- If no practitioner will be spending substantial time at the firm, make application under rule 4 of the Rules of Practice 1994
- Consider how the firm will deal with documents that need to be physically served
- Don’t forget to update your website and email footers
- Let the Law Society know. We will keep a list of firms on our website.
Jacobs Family Law
The staff at Jacobs Family Law will be working from home. Documents to be served should be served by email on the solicitor who has carriage of the matter. If in doubt, any documents or email should be sent to both: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
FitzGerald and Browne Lawyers
The office is currently operating without face to face meetings to the greatest extent possible. Phone and other electronic means of communication are preferred.
23/3/2019 – The office is open, however they are restricting access to the office for face to face meetings. They encourage clients to communicate via phone or other electronic means.
Have implemented a split shift system for the operation of the office. The staff have been divided into two teams. One will be working in the office from 7am until 2pm each day, the other will commence at 2:30pm and work through until 9:30pm. In addition, our professional staff have the capacity to work remotely from home.
G A Richardson
19/3/2020 – Until further notice, commencing the week starting Monday 23rd March, 2020 the office of G.A.Richardson will open four (4) days a week i.e Monday to Thursday.
Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Legal Service
In light of the deteriorating Covid 19 situation, all staff at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Legal Service will operate remotely for the next four weeks. Any documents to be served should be served by email on the solicitor with carriage of the matter. In case of doubt, please email documents or correspondence to email@example.com
Women’s Legal Service Tasmania Amended Service Delivery considering COVID-19 . Read more here