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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:...

Investing with your partner: are equity and equality synonymous?

26-March-2019 Family Law,Commercial Disputes By admin

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 admin

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...

Child Support – Recent changes to the law regarding Binding Child Support Agreements

18-February-2019 Family Law By admin

Did you know that on the 1st of July 2018, significant changes were made to Family Assistance and Child Support legislation ? Importantly, these changes can act retrospectively for anyone with a Binding Child Support Agreement. How do the changes affect...