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Unfair Dismissal - Confidentiality no excuse for failure to consult on redundancy

Australia - April 8 2019 A recent decision in the Fair Work Commission has shone a light on a dilemma which employers face when managing redundancies in the context of a

Murder and inheritance - the $40 bottle of wine story

Australia - March 5 2019 Everybody knows the basic rule - a person must not kill another. When it comes to dealing with the estates of victims of an unlawful killing, that

Priority Notices: Prudent or Impractical?

Australia - April 9 2019 With the deadline for mandatory e-conveyancing fast approaching, conveyancing in New South Wales has unequivocally entered the digital age. And while

Home owners: what to do about defects

Australia - March 11 2019 It seems a straightforward arrangement, a builder is contracted to build a residential building. They build it and hand it over to its owners

An employment and family law guide to family and domestic violence in the workplace

Australia - February 18 2019 In 2018 Family and Domestic Violence Leave was introduced to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Fair Work Act) and as a model term in modern awards. This

The construction industry, current state of play in NSW

Australia - April 15 2019 There has been a flood of articles and commentary from all corners of the construction industry since the highly publicised ‘Opal Towers’ incident

Priority Notices: Prudent or Impractical?

Australia - April 9 2019 With the deadline for mandatory e-conveyancing fast approaching, conveyancing in New South Wales has unequivocally entered the digital age. And while

Unfair Dismissal - Confidentiality no excuse for failure to consult on redundancy

Australia - April 8 2019 A recent decision in the Fair Work Commission has shone a light on a dilemma which employers face when managing redundancies in the context of a

A Will with no beneficiaries? An expensive mistake

Australia - April 8 2019 Consulting a lawyer might seem expensive to some. A defective Will, however, can prove even more costly

Superannuation and relationship breakdown

Australia - March 25 2019 The Australian Financial Review recently ran an opinion piece (by Tim Mackay) on the ATO announcing that it is using a "top 100 SMSF" list to