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DTL are a firm of experienced and enthusiastic practitioners servicing all of our communities. We have a reputation for approaching even the most complex legal issues with the right balance of skill and sensitivity. We firmly believe in reaching favourable outcomes that don't cost the earth.

Dowson Turco Lawyers: Proud to be Principal Partner of the 2018 Honour Awards

By |2018-08-27T14:32:33+00:00August 21st, 2018|DTL Blog|

The Honour Awards is an annual event that celebrates outstanding service to, and achievements within, the LGBTI community in NSW and Australia. Now in its 12th year, the awards is also a fundraising event for ACON, NSW’s leading HIV prevention, HIV support and LGBTI health organisation. Dowson Turco Lawyers’ partner [...]

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DTL wins two big crime cases within days of each other

By |2017-12-21T12:05:34+00:00October 24th, 2017|DTL Blog|

  Well, lots of our friends and clients heard us bragging about our wins last week. But what were they? Matter one: Possession of house-breaking implements and drugs We successfully argued the defendant's case that he was not guilty of possessing house-breaking implements and drugs. This led the court to [...]

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Crime Prevention and Control Orders – Thought Crimes and the Evolution of Secret Soldiers

By |2018-04-27T17:00:55+00:00October 23rd, 2017|DTL Blog|

Secret soldiers In an age of terrorism, traditional military tactics fall away. Actors in the war of terror don't necessarily wear a uniform and sometimes they don't even subscribe to a state with a flag. Preventative Detention Orders Both the New South Wales and Commonwealth Governments have enacted laws that [...]

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Letter to the President of The Law Society of NSW

By |2018-04-27T17:06:44+00:00October 12th, 2017|DTL Blog|

We recently wrote a letter to Ms Pauline Wright, President of The Law Society of NSW, voicing our support for her stance on marriage equality in Australia. We were horrified to see Ms Wright publicly criticised by marriage equality opponents and we are very concerned by the attempts by some [...]

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Wills and the LGBTI community: Don’t leave your family vulnerable

By |2017-10-25T13:30:51+00:00October 12th, 2017|DTL Blog|

Don’t leave your family vulnerable No-one enjoys contemplating their own death. So we put the thought of it to the back of our minds and Wills are filed under ‘Future me problems’. Yet, life can be messy and unexpected. Dowson Turco Lawyers (DTL) deals with many cases where a Will [...]

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