Thursday, May 26, 2022

Legal Issues

Fences can be a dividing issue

A few times each year we get contacted by clients who are at war with their neighbours about dividing fences.

Explainer: Restraint of trade

If you have ever signed an Employment Contract or sold a business it is likely that you have committed to some form of restraint of trade.

Explainer: Alternative Dispute Resolutions

If you have ever been involved in a legal dispute, you have probably heard the term alternative dispute resolution before.

Property market update: Is the tide about to turn?

The media has been alight with content about how hot the Sydney property market has been for the past couple of years with record prices, limited stock, and high auction clearance rates.

Board election exposes some quirky rules

Panthers have recently held their biennial Board elections with sensational results.

The legal truth behind MAFS and other reality shows

Fortunately for ‘MAFS’ participants, who almost always break up in an inglorious shower of controversy, there is no such requirement because they are never married in the first place.

How conflicts of interest work in the legal world

Very strict rules govern how solicitors practice.

Things to do before you list your property for sale

At about this time every year we write an article providing some tips and hints around selling your property.

Fines and jail time on the cards for fake vaccination certificate users

Irrespective of your stance on COVID-19 vaccines generally, this is a matter of law, and the legal system needs to be able to penalise people who breach it.

Why Will Kits are bad news

Will Kits are seen as a cheap alternative to having your document drafted by an appropriately qualified Solicitor.

Getting ready to sell this spring

Tips to help you sell your property this spring.

When property co-owners go to war

People own property (real estate) together for a range of reasons.

Can my employer make me get vaccinated?

Can your boss make you get the jab?

Special Report: It’s not just a house, it’s a home – or is it?

For over a century Orchard Hills has been made up of sprawling farmland unaffected by large scale residential development like many of its neighbouring suburbs.

Explainer: Compulsory acquisition

In Penrith, we are witnessing a real-life production of ‘The Castle’ with the construction of the Badgery’s Creek Airport and unprecedented infrastructure investment in the area.

Explainer: Easements and restrictions

When you are thinking about buying a property it is important for you to understand whether or not there are any easements or restrictions as to uses that apply to the land.

Thinking about going into business with somebody?

Here's what you need to know.

A COVID-19 vaccine is coming, so what does the law say?

Debate continues to bluster along at breakneck speed as talk of a COVID-19 vaccine being available in early 2021 dominates headlines.

Explainer: What is ICAC?

ICAC explained in the wake of shock revelations from the Premier.

Advice for buyers and sellers as spring property season arrives

Thinking of buying or selling this spring?