Category: Commercial Disputes

One of the Most Important Building Defects Decisions of our Time

14-May-2019 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

The case of The Owners – Strata Plan No. 66375 v King [2018] NSWCA 170 (“the Kings Case”) handed down on 3 August 2018, has been described as one of the most important decisions concerning building defect litigation that New South Wales has seen in...

How a Balanced Mediation May Tip the Scales in your Favour…

13-May-2019 Family Law,Commercial Disputes,Fraud and Insolvency By Simone Green

Mediation is an alternate dispute resolution process that offers a non-litigated pathway to resolving disputes. Mediation attempts to reach mutually beneficial outcomes for those involved in a dispute (‘the parties’). Mediation is generally voluntary...

Avoid catastrophe – 9 Key Tips to Resolving Company Disputes

1-May-2019 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Company disputes are inevitable. Coming out on top and unscathed is a decision for you. Avoid disaster and mitigate risk in company disputes by contacting an Accredited Specialist or one of our Experts in Commercial Dispute Resolution to discuss the 9...

Tips for resolving disputes after building a new home or buying off the plan (Part 2/2)

1-April-2019 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Part 2 of 2 of the Expert Guide on Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution in Building New Homes or Off the Plan purchases. See part 1, Tips for when building a new home or buying off the plan here:...

Investing with your partner: are equity and equality synonymous?

26-March-2019 Family Law,Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

Typically, when investing in property together, couples aim for equality in the equity of an investment. The financial reality is that equal contributions are often difficult to maintain. What impact does inequality in investment have on your...

Tips for when building a new home or buying off the plan (Part 1/2)

22-March-2019 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Buyer Beware - Building a new home or buying off the plan is arguably the biggest financial investment in your life. It should be the most exciting time in your life, but if you are unprepared and do not understand the financial and legal steps involved...

Fake News, Fake Reviews and Fake Users – three fakes don’t make a right

15-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

What can you do when fake or negative reviews damage your business? Business owners are all to aware of the importance of not only establishing but maintaining a positive online presence. Negative (or even fake) reviews or posts have the potential to...

Anton Piller orders – be careful to treat them with respect

8-February-2019 Family Law,Commercial Disputes By Simone Green

In early 2018 Streeterlaw was fascinsated to read the Family Court judgment published under the name of the pseudonym “Tassinari & Pesalaccio”[1]  which said that Anton Piller Orders previously issued were to be set aside and discharged “nunc...

The Grinch Who Almost Stole Christmas

1-February-2019 Commercial Disputes By Jamal Bakalian

It was an unusually cold, windy Summer’s day in the Northern Sydney suburb of Corrambi* The time was 3pm and the day was Thursday. Claire’s conveyancer, Evan* telephoned her and said: “Claire, we won’t be able to settle today – I’m very...

Strata Buyers Beware – Your Building may be on borrowed time

18-January-2019 Commercial Disputes,Property By Mark Streeter

Don’t assume statutory warranties will automatically result in recovering money for Building Defect rectification Public confidence in Strata Development in Australia, is on a slippery slope and at an all-time low. Streeterlaw warns Lot Owners,...