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

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

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…

Home owners: what to do about defects

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…

Priority Notices: Prudent or Impractical?

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…

A Caveat on Caveats

March 21 2019 When used correctly, caveats can be an important ally in your security arsenal…

The construction industry, current state of play in NSW

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?

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

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

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

Superannuation and relationship breakdown

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…