Blogs

COVID-19 and Family Law - What happens now?

  • 11 Sep 2020

You may have concerns about how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will affect you and your parenting arrangements.

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Retail and Other Commercial Leases COVID-19 Regulation 2020

  • 17 Jul 2020

Who would have thought that the states in Australia would be controlling their borders in 2020? The fact remains that thanks to an invisible enemy, as of 8 July 2020, people entering from neighbouring states need entry permit to enter New South Wales.

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Commercial Leases: Where Do We Stand With COVID - 19

  • 19 March 2020

All businesses in Australia are experiencing unprecedented times – literally. The Federal Government has made several policy announcements to help businesses in the last week or so.

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Medical Centre Structures Under Focus - Payroll Tax

  • 08 Nov 2019

It is common knowledge that structure of a Medical Centre is important for various reasons such as risk management, tax, administration and productivity to name a few. 

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Terminating a Contract getting it right

  • 04 November 2019

Terminating a contract is a surprisingly complex area of the law. When a dispute arises regarding the performance of a contract, looking at the situation from your side of the equation it can seem obvious that the other contracting party is in the wrong and that you are justified in terminating the contract.

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Getting the court to order an easement over an adjoining property s88K applications

  • 9 October 2019

(or can I force my neighbour to give me an easement over their property so I can develop my property?)

These days owners of large blocks of land who want to realise the full potential of their land often seek to sub-divide or otherwise develop it.

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Make sure you are paid your correct Long Service Entitlement when you leave your employment (NSW)

  • 16 September 2019

The rules surrounding the entitlement to be paid out long service leave are complex. They relate in part to what award and/or state and territory legislation you were employed under combined with the circumstances under which you are leaving your employment.

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Family Law - How do I apply for a divorce ?

  • 05 September 2019

Everyone enters a marriage with the best of intentions. However sometimes marriages break down due to a number of different reasons. According to the most recent report issued by the Australia Bureau of Statistics in 2017, there were 49,032 divorces granted in Australia.

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5 things everyone should consider in a negotiation

  • 28 Aug 2019

All relationships have at their foundation some kind of negotiation whether that is with our employer, a business partner or even just with our families over whose turn it is to unpack the dishwasher (in my family with 4 teenagers this seems to be a daily dispute!). The value a relationship has to you will have a profound effect on how much you are willing to compromise what you want for the sake of the making the deal.

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Avoid being 'aced' in litigation

  • 29 Oct 2018

Litigation is like tennis: the party with the ball (or the claim) serves it, often with spin, at an opponent who tries to counteract its force and alter its trajectory to prevent the serving party from capitalising on having taken the offensive.

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