Do you need a work licence or a special hardship licence - but don't know where to start, what to do, or where to go?
Let us help you - we can provide a full-service application at competitive prices.
Contact us to find out if you are eligible to apply for a work licence today.
Meet the Team
Over 45 years of Legal experience as a Solictor in Victora and Queensland. Member of the Qld Law Society, Admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Victorian Supreme Court in 1985, Solicitor of the High Court in 1985 an a Solicitor of the Queensland Supreme Court in 1999. Sessional Ordinary Member of the Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal, appointed in November 2019, and sworn in on 29 January 2020. Accredited Mediator; Certificate 3 as a mediator from the Institute of Mediators & Conciliators Australia Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Number R1002941
J.P. (Qual) 103764
Conveyancer & Office Manager
13+ years experience in Conveyancing
Tayla Oden (LLB) (BA) (GDLP)
6+ years Legal experience
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Majoring in Criminology, Bond University 2017
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Southern Queensland 2022
Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies (GDLP), College of Law 2022
Admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Queensland 27 March 2023
We advocate for you.
We have the expertise you need.
We provide tailored legal solutions
including but not limited too -
Assault Charges (AOBH, AOGBH)
Break and Enter
Children's Criminal Matters
Firearm or Dangerous Weapon Offences
Traffic & Drink Driving Offences
Murder or Manslaughter
Ross Oden is an accredited mediator with 20 over years’ experience post-qualification as a mediator in the Family Law mediation area.
Ross is a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner through the Federal Attorney General’s Office and is also on the Panel to conduct Family Law Mediations for Legal Aid Queensland.
Ross can issue certificates under the Family Law Act and rules to allow parties to litigate in relation to children's matters.
We can assist people with conducting mediations on behalf of parties, representing clients in Family Law mediations and applying for Legal Aid.
Divorce & Separation
Binding Financial Agreement (BFA)
Children's Matters: Custody, Time Spent, Parenting Orders / Contravention of Parenting Orders
Family Dispute Resolution
DVO or Protection Orders
Domestic Violence Representation for Aggrieved and Respondents
Our specalised conveyancer, Chenie Oden provides a wealth of knowledge from her 18 years of experience to ensure that your journey to a new home is as seamless and stress free as possible. The way it should be.
Chenie offers one on one, 24/7 personable service for our clientele.
Chenie will be the only person to have carriage of your file from start to finish, allowing her to gain a true understanding of and develop a personable relationship with you & your matter.
We offer fixed fees, no hidden suprises.
Property Law &
Assist with all matters relating to the sale or purchase of Property
Advise on costs involved including stamp duty and taxation
Contract terms, negotiation of the contract special terms and conditions.
Advice on lenders requirements
Perform Title & Property searches
Assistance with Settlement
Mortgage lending issues
Property division transfers under Family Law agreements or orders
Trasmission of property on death
Clients Are Saying
I have been in the real estate industry for over 10 years and have always used Chenie Oden as my conveyancer. Every step of the process from start to finish has been completed in a timely manner. The prices are competitive for a streamlined process and as a family run business you get the extra service of them being proactive. I would without hesitation recommend Oden Legal for all conveyancing matters.
- Renee Grayson
I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation and thanks to Chenie from Oden Legal. Chenie, the Paralegal at this boutique law firm, is responsible for managing all the contracts of sale and other related documents in this busy, dynamic, and highly professional office. Chenie is not only friendly and professional but also exceptionally skilled. With over two decades of experience in the real estate industry and having worked with numerous individuals in the field, I can confidently say that Chenie surpasses them all. Her work is meticulously thorough, and she demonstrates a deep understanding of her role. Once again, thank you, Chenie.
- Shirley Charli Murray
Are you going through a messy seperation?
Are you having child related issues? Such as, not being able to see your child?
Know your legal rights.
Let us advocate for you.
Family Law can be expensive -
did you know Oden Legal is one of the few Law firms on the Gold Coast who offer Legal Aid grants* for Family Law Matters?
*providing you meet the merit test set by Legal Aid Qld
We will fill out and apply for a Grant of Legal Aid for free if we believe you will pass the Legal Aid Grant requirements.
56 Scarborough Street,
Southport Central Towers, Tower 1 Unit 1405 Level 4
Street parking, or underground 3 hour free (max) parking located on