Areas of law we can assist you with
Purchase of residential real estate by foreign investors
The Australian Federal Court has issued the first penalty order for breaches of Australia’s foreign investment rules, resulting in $250,000 in penalties: Commissioner of Taxation v Balasubramaniyan  FCA 374.
Can a landlord recover unpaid components of rent?
Commercial landlords should ensure that invoices issued to tenants for rent and outgoing amounts include the correct GST component, any rent increases that are entitled to be charged, and all outgoings that are entitled to be charged.
Sexual harassment at work - now unlawful conduct
The "Respect at Work" legislation took effect on 10 September 2021, focusing on sexual harassment in the workplace and extending compassionate leave entitlements to include miscarriage.
Should a business owner know how to take proactive steps to understand the law?
Knowledge is power. And we believe that if business owners are armed with more knowledge about essential business laws, then legal issues (which can be costly in terms of time, money and energy) may be avoided.
To help its clients, Shire Legal has developed a new online portal - Business Know How - to equip business owners with knowledge and documentation - for minimal outlay.
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