Category: Commercial Disputes

Your Free eBook: Workplace Fraud Investigation

26-July-2016 Commercial Disputes By admin

Thanks for requesting our free eBook. You will get an email containing a download link shortly. We hope you find the ebook helpful in answering some of the most common questions we receive. Knowing this information can empower you to make...

How to lend money to family or friends without losing either

8-January-2016 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

The old saying, “Neither a borrower, nor a lender be – for often you lose both the money and the friend”, is commonly very true for borrowers and lenders today. Loans to friends and relatives can be particularly fraught due to varying...

Six tips to avoid partnership disputes

2-December-2015 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Disputes are an inevitable part of doing business, particularly in a scenario where parties agree to work together in order to advance their own mutual interests. Streeterlaw provides six methods that will help you manage (and even avoid) Partnership...

Complex matters can often be resolved by court annexed mediation

18-July-2015 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Court annexed mediation, (rather than private mediation or a trial) can be used to successfully address and resolve a great variety of adversarial disputes, including complex matters. When two parties have intractable differences, with conflicting...

Treasurer partially vindicated in defamation case

Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

The recent defamation case of Hockey v Fairfax Media, handed down by Justice White in the Federal Court on 30 June, has implications for a number of Streeterlaw’s corporate clients, particularly those who are subject to frequent media and social media...

Verbal contracts are open to dispute

21-March-2015 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

While verbal contracts can be enforceable, there is always potential for a dispute to arise over what was agreed and what the terms of the agreement were. A recent high profile decision in the NSW Court of Appeal has confirmed a trial judge’s...

Are your terms of trade worth the paper they are written on?

19-March-2015 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

The following article provides our clients with a common example of what can happen in the post PPSA era and provides some fundamental tips for small- to mid-sized business owners to ensure their secured debts can be recovered. A common example of what...

What is the best and cheapest way to resolve commercial disputes outside of court?

Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

How to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to resolve commercial disputes The “best” way of resolving a dispute changes and certainly depends on the context, the type of dispute, its complexity and the competing interests of the parties. In...

Streeterlaw instigates urgent freezing order to recover client’s money

18-March-2015 Commercial Disputes,Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

When we were first retained by our clients, they were small business owners, who had spent two years in legal proceedings attempting to recover money from the defendant who had failed to rectify a number of building defects and non-performance under a...

Posting sexually explicit images on social media can be costly

19-February-2015 Family Law,Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

A man who posted sexually explicit images and videos of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook has been forced to pay her almost $50,000 for the distress and embarrassment caused. The case, heard in the ‘Supreme Court of Western Australia in December 2014,...