Category: Private Clients

Private Clients

Buying a Retirement Villa – What you need to know

With an ageing population, the volume and choice of retirement based accommodation is increasing around the country. There has also been a lot of media attention around the fairness of retirement village contracts.

Private Clients

“My lawyer stuffed up” — Professional negligence claims against

When you engage a lawyer to provide legal services, no doubt you have certain expectations about how those services will be delivered.

Private Clients

Good wills hunting — the risks of using a DIY will-kit

Think you’re sorted if you prepared your own Will using a Will-kit from the news-agency...

Private Clients

Do you stand a chance challenging a will?

We often hear stories of ‘I heard…’ when it comes to Wills and who’ll get what when someone dies...

Private Clients

Just been served with a bankruptcy notice? Here’s what to do

You may have come to the end of litigation or in some cases, been a party to litigation you never knew existed...

Private Clients

My customer owes me a debt — get my money — enforcing judgment

In our last note about chasing money owed by a customer we looked at where and how judgment for a debt could be obtained...

Private Clients

Yes, you can defend a director penalty notice

In November 2016 the Queensland Court of Appeal handed down a decision which gives directors some guidance about...

Private Clients

A single racist remark may constitute unlawful discrimination

The recent Full Federal Court decision of Vata-Meyer v Commonwealth of Australia & Others provides a valuable reminder...

Private Clients

Where there’s a will — there’s a way… To determine capacity

An ageing population — Australia’s population is aging. In 2012, life expectancy for males had risen to 79.9 years and 84.3 years for females...