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Any email communication sent from Hynes Legal, including all attachments, is solely meant for use by the intended addressee(s).  If you receive an email from Hynes Legals by mistake, please let us know as soon as possible by return email to the sender.  Any use, retention, distribution, printing or copying of emails or attachments that have been delivered to you in error is prohibited, and you must delete the message permanently from your system and destroy any copies made.

Email messages from Hynes Legal contain privileged and confidential information as well as intellectual property rights.  The unintended distribution of an email does not waive or lose any of those rights of confidentiality or privilege and does not grant any licenses in relation to the content of that email or its attachments.

If you are the intended addressee of an email, you must not use or disclose the email other than for the purpose for which it was supplied or any other purpose that we have authorised.  When we send emails to our clients, any opinions or advice contained in the message will be subject to the terms and conditions expressed in our client agreement.

Hynes Legal does not guarantee that emails sent from its system are free from errors or viruses or other conditions which may damage your systems or data.  Email recipients should rely on their own virus detecting processes to ensure that email messages are safe to open and will not interfere with their system.  Hynes Legal will not be liable for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly from the receipt and/or use of any email and/or email attachments emanating from Hynes Legal, including any incomplete, unlawful or personal email messages. 

Hynes Legal reserves the right to monitor and review the content of any email messages and attachments sent to our email accounts, and store received transmissions for that purpose.  Any personal information received in an email will be handled in accordance with our privacy policy and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Legal and Non-Legal Services

Legal and non-legal services are provided by Hynes Legal Pty Ltd, ABN 69 163 467 865, an Incorporated Legal Practice as defined in Chapter 2, Part 2.7, of the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld). The terms "Hynes Legal" or the "firm" refer to Hynes Legal Pty Ltd. Any reference to a "Partner" means a Director or an employed solicitor of Hynes Legal Pty Ltd and does not imply a partnership exists as defined in the Partnerships Act 1891 (Qld). For details of the Directors of Hynes Legal Pty Ltd, please contact us on (07) 3193 0500.

Website Terms of use

This website is operated by Hynes Legal.

By accessing or using this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions and any applicable laws relating to the use of the website.  If you do not agree to these terms, you must not access or use this website.

These terms of use may be changed by us at any time without notice, with any changes taking effect from the time they are published on this page. Each time you access or use this website, you accept and agree to be bound by the most recent terms of use as displayed on this website.

Restrictions on use

This website is available only for your personal, non-commercial use.

Reliance on content

The material on this website is distributed as a general information source only and may change or be removed without notice.

Although every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of information supplied, Hynes Legal makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any information or material available on its website.

The information supplied on this website is not and is not intended to be, legal or other professional advice, nor should it be relied upon as such. You should verify the accuracy, completeness and reliability of any information and material on this website, and seek legal or professional advice in relation to your specific situation before relying or acting upon anything contained in this website.

Hynes Legal practices in Australia.  We do not represent that Hynes Legal holds the authorisations or permissions necessary to provide legal advice in each jurisdiction where this website may be viewed.

No client-solicitor relationship created

Receipt or transmission by you of any material accessible via this website is not intended to create a client-solicitor relationship between you and Hynes Legal.

Links to third party sites

Links to third party sites may be contained on this website for convenience. Hynes Legal makes no representation or warranty regarding the availability, privacy practices, content or ownership of these sites, and takes no responsibility for the consequences of accessing, viewing or relying on those websites. The provision of a link to a third party site should not be construed as implying any control over, approval, relationship or endorsement of the third party site, its content or its owners. 
You must not link a third party site to this website without our prior written consent.


Hynes Legal makes this website available on an "as is" basis and excludes all implied conditions and warranties with respect to this website and its content except to the extent that such an exclusion would contravene any applicable law.

You acknowledge and agree that use of this website is entirely at your own risk.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, Hynes Legal excludes completely all responsibility and all liability to any person howsoever caused (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for any expense, damage, cost or loss (including incidental, special or consequential loss) incurred as a result of access or use of this website or its content. To the extent that a law implies a warranty or guarantee in respect of these terms of use which cannot be lawfully excluded, then to the maximum extent possible, our liability for such breach will be limited to replacing goods, supplying equivalent goods or repairing goods, or supplying services again or paying the cost of having the services supplied again, as applicable and at our option.
Without limiting the above paragraph, Hynes Legal makes no warranties that this website or its content is error-free, free of computer viruses or other contamination which may damage your computer or data, or that it will be available on a continuous basis. You are responsible for ensuring that your use of the website does not expose you to viruses or other forms of interference.

You indemnity Hynes Legal for all expense, damage, cost or loss (including legal costs) that arise out of or in connection with your access or use of this website, including in relation to any information you publish or post on this website or transmit via this website.

Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all intellectual property rights subsisting in the content or design of this website are owned or licensed by Hynes Legal.  Such rights include but are not limited to trademarks and copyright in text, graphics, logos, sound recordings and compilations.  These rights are protected by Australian and international laws.

Unless otherwise indicated, Hynes Legal grants you permission to do the following with material on the website:

  • print a single hard copy of the material for informational, non-commercial use; and
  • reproduce or distribute any complete page of the material so long as:
    • you do not reproduce or distribute less than a complete page, or, where a document consists of more than one page, less than the complete document; and
    • the material is appropriately attributed to Hynes Legal.

Unless permitted by law or these terms, you must not otherwise, in any form or by any means, copy, modify, reproduce, distribute, store, transmit, print, upload, display, perform, publish, create derivative works or commercialise the content or design of this website, or engage in any other act that would infringe our intellectual property rights, without our prior written consent.


These terms of use (as amended from time to time) are effective until terminated by Hynes Legal. Hynes Legal may terminate this agreement and your access to the website at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorised to access the website. All restrictions imposed on you, disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in these terms of use will survive termination.

Applicable law

The material within this website resides on a server in the state of Queensland, Australia. The law applicable to use of the website and to disputes arising out of the website is the state of Queensland, Australia.  You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Queensland.


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