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Retirement Villages – What could go wrong?

Entering into a retirement village contract is an important financial and legal step – possibly second only to the purchase of your home ...

Business

So, do you remember that guarantee you gave?

It will be a very rare occurrence that the question ‘do you remember that guarantee you gave?’ will be followed by good news.

Business

Five Big Changes To Employment In December 2018 – Can You Name Them All?

So, it’s time to brush off the cobwebs that might have accumulated over the holiday break, and make sure you and your company are still employment compliant.

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.

Property & Construction

The Secure Local Jobs Code commences 15 January 2019 – what you need to know and how to get ready

Early in the New Year, the ACT Government is set to impose significant changes to how contractors must tender for Territory-funded works, under its Secure Local Jobs Package ...

Property & Construction

Buying Property in Canberra – What you need to know

Buying a property can be just as overwhelming as it is exciting. Understanding some basics of what is involved will help make the process stress free.

Property & Construction

My loan is secure – I have a caveat on their house!

It is not uncommon for business partners and acquaintances to lend money to one another. Often the arrangements are short term, and in the interests of expediency, the parties prepare a simple document setting out the amount lent, interest rate and the repayment terms.

Business

Time To Deck The Halls In Holly (and update the Sexual Harassment Policy)

Christmas is a joyous time of year but, unfortunately, it’s also a time of year that poses a lot of risk to employers.

Property & Construction

Unregistered mortgages: Are they really worth the paper they are written on?

It is becoming more common for mezzanine lenders to accept an unregistered mortgage as security for a loan.

Property & Construction

Lenders – How secure is your loan?

Without security, a loan agreement is, for all intents and purposes, a lengthy and well-dressed IOU.

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.

Business

Family and domestic violence leave applies from 1 August 2018

As of today, modern awards will be amended to include 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave per year...

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