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Lawyers for local government

KelledyJones Lawyers

KelledyJones Lawyers
Different for Good Reason

KelledyJones is unique in South Australia. We provide dedicated legal, strategic and business support exclusively to South Australian councils, public authorities and not-for profits.

Our people, our passion and our practical advice set us apart. Our specialist lawyers deliver the depth and knowledge of a large firm, with the efficiency and responsiveness of a smaller firm.

We’ve set out in our Undertaking that we will not act against or contrary to the interests of any council.

Explore our website to find out what makes us leaders in our field. Or call and speak with us directly. We’re a friendly bunch, and we’re here to help.

Legal Verification of Rates Declaration 2017/2018

KelledyJones Lawyers is again, providing councils with the opportunity to enjoy the peace of mind that their rates declaration process will withstand scrutiny and, in a worst case, challenge.

Councils have until 31 August 2017 to finalise their rate declaration process to ensure compliance with legislation.

Upcoming Workshops and Seminars:

WH&S Mock Trial & Contractor Awareness Seminar

KelledyJones Lawyers present a fun , interactive session for Council contractors to gain awareness of their obligations, centered on the drama played out in a WH&S prosecution.

The seminar will run for 2.5 hours  and will include a mock trial and role play of a workplace prosecution in a court environment.

Report Writing Workshops

KelledyJones Lawyers are pleased to offer a Report Writing Workshop for Administrative staff at all levels, incorporating the application of the confidentiality provisions under sections 90 and 91 of the Local Government Act 1999.

The workshop will run for 3 hours (with a short break) and will include practical exercises regarding report writing and drafting confidentiality orders. The workshop will provide attendees with a clear understanding of the principles of good decision making and the importance of good report writing.

Planning Reform Seminar Series

KelledyJones Lawyers together with Development Answers is hosting a series of seminars on each stage of the planning reform process, ahead of July 1 2017 changes…

The seminar will cover, in detail, the transitional arrangements and what requirements must be met by councils to achieve compliance from July 1 as well as future transitional provisions which will affect Assessment Panels and Assessment Managers.

Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 Seminar Series

Our seminar series on the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 continues with four new sessions ahead of the commencement of the nuisance provisions on 1 July 2017…

The seminar will cover all you need to know about noise and vibration and how best to tackle these issues as they arise.