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TGB to Launch in Darwin After Partnering With Third Police Union

Tindall Gask Bentley has secured a partnership with its third Australian police union, the Northern Territory Police Association.

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Tindall Gask Bentley has secured a partnership with its third Australian police union, the Northern Territory Police Association.

TGB has had a 20 year relationship with the South Australian Police Association and started working with the Western Australian Police Union last year.

Managing Partner Morry Bailes said the partnership with NTPA will begin in January 2015 with a focus on providing workers compensation advice to the Association’s 1500 members, and offering the firm’s broad range of legal services.

“It is a privilege to be working with the NTPA, who do such a great job for their members in the Northern Territory,” Mr Bailes said.

“We are grateful for the chance to partner with another Police Union and look forward to getting started.”

Northern Territory Police Association partners with Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers

NTPA President Vince Kelly, who is also President of the Police Federation of Australia, said his association is expanding the services available to its members.

“We are looking forward to a new phase of the Association’s business with this offering,” Mr Kelly said.

“We have known TGB and its managing partner Morry Bailes for a long period of time and it is with a sense of anticipation that we enter this arrangement.”

Mr Bailes said the police association partnerships are evidence of growing recognition for the role of specialised Police lawyers.

“Acting for police in more than one jurisdiction has confirmed for me that whilst there may be some differences in local laws, the challenges faced by members are the same everywhere,” he said.

“Community expectations of what police are capable of achieving are extremely high. We live in a complaint driven society, and technology has changed the face of not just policing but law enforcement and the criminal justice system, which often brings about complex legal issues.

“After working with police in South Australia for many years and more recently Western Australia we have developed significant experience in this field, which our Police Association clients believe to be very important.”

Tindall Gask Bentley will also be open to the general public in Darwin from January, for personal injury, workers compensation, military compensation, employment law, criminal law, estate planning and family law.

For NTPA related enquries, click here. For enquiries about TGB’s service in Darwin, call (08) 8212 1077 or register a legal matter online.