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What is Family Law property settlement?

24-May-2019 Family Law By admin

The term ‘property settlement’ in a Family Law context means a financial agreement reached between a separated couple by mutual consent rather than a decision imposed by a Court or an arbitrator. Property settlement can occur at any time which is...

What is a de facto relationship and what you need to know

Family Law By admin

The term ‘de facto’ has the common meaning of “living together” in a marriage-like situation but has a stricter definition in Family Law legislation. Many myths surround the treatment of de facto relationships in Family Law. Here’s what you...

Commercial Dispute Resolution – Dispute Avoidance 101

23-May-2019 Commercial Disputes,Pillar Post By admin

“Disputes are an unavoidable part of conducting business, however disputes are less common when dealing with well governed and organised companies.” Mark Streeter – Accredited Specialist – Commercial Litigation “Disputes avoidance is...

One of the Most Important Building Defects Decisions of our Time

14-May-2019 Commercial Disputes By admin

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 By admin

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 admin

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 admin

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:...