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WHS Law exposes aircraft operators to substantial penalties for safety breaches
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • February 20 2019

The High Court of Australia has decided that aircraft operators must comply with Work Health and Safety Law in addition to aviation safety standards


Mould in rental properties - tenant’s rights and landlord’s responsibilities
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • February 1 2019

Mould in rental houses and home units can be a health risk for tenants and a 'wealth risk' for landlords if it is not treated quickly. This is a


Bendigo Bank fails in loan recovery action against a Great Southern Plantations investor because it did not make the loan advance
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • January 29 2019

2006 was a boom year for Great Southern Plantations: it raised $1.141 billion from selling cattle droves, olive groves and woodlots to 25,800


Finders Keepers - Obtaining possessory title to real estate in NSW
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • January 21 2019

Section 65(1) of the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW) is so powerful that it can extinguish an owner's title to real estate if they don't evict an unlawful


At last, a new regime for refunds for flight delays and cancellations in Australia
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • December 17 2018

Until now, Australian airlines have provided refreshments, meals and overnight accommodation to passengers whose flights were delayed or cancelled. As


Even if you win a strata claim in the Supreme Court of NSW, you may lose by being ordered to pay the owners corporation’s legal costs
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

The general rule is that a successful litigant is entitled to have their legal costs paid by the unsuccessful party. But there are exceptions. One


A boomerang is a fake if it is not made in Australia but the label gives the impression that it was
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • November 22 2018

Boomerangs are traditional Australian Aboriginal Cultural objects which are sold as souvenirs to tourists. So too are bullroarers and didgeridoos


Is it possible to save family home from the Trustee in Bankruptcy?
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • November 19 2018

Can the Trustee in Bankruptcy claim an interest in the family home because the bankrupt is living there, even if the bankrupt is not registered on the


From now on, interstate landlords and their tenants cannot use the NSW Tenancy Tribunal (NCAT) for disputes
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • November 13 2018

In a significant decision which forces interstate landlords and their tenants to use the NSW Local Court or District Court to determine tenancy


Sunset Clause Law bites property developer
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • November 12 2018

If you are a property developer who is thinking of using a sunset clause to rescind an off the plan contract for a property which has risen in value