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How to keep your legal costs down – our top tips

If your business is involved in a commercial dispute, your biggest concerns are likely to be the financial losses that your organisation and its officers could suffer, and the size of your legal bill. Commercial disputes can be disruptive, emotional and exhaust...Read More

A Guide to Shareholder Agreements

A company constitution is usually drafted in a standard format and does not provide protection for shareholders in the event of a dispute between them or where issues arise not covered by the constitution. A shareholder agreement, which properly outlines the steps to...Read More

Public liability claims

Many people do not realise that they may be entitled to compensation after sustaining injuries that are included in what is described as a ‘public liability’ claim. If you have sustained a personal injury in a public place like a shopping centre, restaurant or pub it...Read More

Buying a business – some handy hints

So, you have found a business and you have your heart set on buying it. Or maybe you work for a business that looks like it is being sold. Congratulations that’s great news! However, before you rush off to hand over the purchase price or greet the new owner of the...Read More

Why strata levy payments are important 

The collection of levies and the proper maintenance of sinking and administration funds is an essential part of strata scheme living. All apartment owners in strata schemes are required to pay levies and most apartment owners understand the need for these levies to...Read More

What to do if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident

If you have been injured in a motor accident in New South Wales, you may be able to access benefits available under the compulsory third party scheme (CTP scheme). Compulsory third-party insurance (also known as ‘greenslip insurance’) is mandatory for all registered...Read More

Top 6 tips when making a workplace injury claim

If you have been injured at work an experienced lawyer can advise you of your rights and help you to claim workers compensation. The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) regulates and administers the workers compensation system in New South Wales. This is a...Read More

What a Will Kit doesn’t do

There are various ‘Will Kits’ available on-line – most are cheap or ‘free’ and all you need to do is download them and fill in the blanks. Many websites boast that you can prepare your Will ‘without spending hundreds of dollars on legal fees’. Simple, right? Not...Read More

New laws for off-the-plan purchases in New South Wales

New South Wales has introduced laws for off-the-plan residential property contracts to foster improved transparency and protection for purchasers. The reforms amend the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) and Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2017 and commenced on 1...Read More