Author: Jamal Bakalian

The top 5 things that you need to know as right now if you own a small business

27-March-2020 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

At Streeterlaw we understand that now, more than ever, making wise business choices is crucial for you. We also understand that in the current circumstances the running of your business may not exactly be “business as usual”. Accordingly, we...

What are your obligations as an employer amid the Coronavirus outbreak?

5-March-2020 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

With our Health Ministers preparing to gather to discuss how Australia will formulate its national response to what is being called the ‘global coronavirus pandemic’, Streeterlaw takes this opportunity to remind you of your obligations under the law...

When the dream holiday turns into a nightmare

3-March-2020 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

Holidays are meant to be a wonderfully refreshing break from work to set you up ready to return to back to work with energy and zeal. Sadly, this is not the reality for all… read on to find out your rights if your holiday was soured by a bad...

Why consumers should ALWAYS read the fine print…

30-January-2020 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

The Federal Court of Australia (“FCA”) recently dismissed a case against TPG Internet Pty Ltd that was brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”). The Court decided that TPG did not make false or misleading statements...

Major legal changes for anyone considering buying an off-the-plan property

6-December-2019 Commercial Disputes,Property By Jamal Bakalian

Santa’s not the only thing coming to town this December… From 1 December 2019, major changes to conveyancing legislation[1] will affect all parties involved in the purchase of off-the-plan properties. Back in 2015 the Australian government...

The one audit you definitely can’t afford to fail…

31-October-2019 Contested Wills By Jamal Bakalian

So as you have probably gathered from our last article ‘How being a nice person may finally do your wallet some good’ the role of an Executor is an important one that involves carrying out many duties and responsibilities to ensure that the Estate of...

How being a nice person may finally do your wallet some good

5-September-2019 Contested Wills By Jamal Bakalian

Friends, Administrators, Executors, lend me your ears…I bring you news of good fortune and prosperity that may await you once your days of administering your loved one’s Estate are over. Gone are the days of sighing with trepidation as you learn...

Why choosing the right person to act for you under your Power of Attorney is crucial

8-August-2019 Guardianship By Jamal Bakalian

Appointing an Attorney under a Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney, may be among one of the most important decisions of your life. It is important to remember that the person you choose has to agree to take on the role of your...

Why you need to explain exactly how and why you received a gift under a Power of Attorney

9-July-2019 Guardianship By Jamal Bakalian

Domenico Taverniti was a man who cared deeply for his family. He had some strong views about marriage and culture also, and so, for a while he was estranged from his son Enzo, because Enzo had married an Australian girl called Leonie. For this reason,...

The one question you need to ask before buying property with a partner

13-June-2019 Property By Jamal Bakalian

One big question that needs to be asked before buying a property with another person is how you’ll be recorded on the title. There are two different types of ownership and both have different effects on your rights and entitlement. The two different...