Overview Wills and Estates can be a particularly complex area of law, especially where multiple family provision claims are being made. In the case of Ng v Lau; In the Estate of Ken Kui Yuen Lau … [Read more...] about Life Estates and Will Disputes – Ng v Lau; In the Estate of Ken Kui Yuen Lau  NSWSC 713
Does your retail or commercial lease provide for an increase with reference to a current market rent? We often have clients who approach us before they renew their lease, concerned about the increase … [Read more...] about Leasing and Current Market Rent
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With the emergence of several notable burger restaurants in Sydney and surrounds in the last decade, it has become important for fast food businesses to brand themselves in a way that makes them stand … [Read more...] about IN-N-OUT BURGER RESTAURANT WINS AGAINST SYDNEY BURGER CHAIN IN FEDERAL COURT
We often hear people say “I’ve been putting off my will for such a long time!” But what happens if you put it off for too long and you don’t have the opportunity to have your will prepared by a … [Read more...] about WHAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AS AN INFORMAL WILL?
It can be hard when preparing a Will to determine whether or not the testator ought to leave a token legacy for those people whom they believe would otherwise make a claim on their estate. This case … [Read more...] about CAN YOU PREVENT A CLAIM?
Do you have employees in your business? Are they expected to work outside of their set hours? Do you know what the law says in relation to this kind of overtime? The Fair Work Commission has … [Read more...] about WHAT IS REASONABLE OVERTIME?
In a judgment handed down by the Federal Court in January 2020, Trivago, popular hotel comparison website, has been found guilty of misleading and deceiving the public as to the operation of its … [Read more...] about ACCC FINDS TRIVAGO GUILTY OF MISLEADING CONSUMERS
If you are planning on selling your business, and are being assisted by a solicitor, you will inevitably be asked for business documentation and history. We regularly meet our clients once they … [Read more...] about SELLING YOUR BUSINESS – When to get advice and what information will you need to provide?
The key criteria to consider if you think you are entering into a Retail Lease Retail Leases are governed by the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (‘the Act’) and are subject to different laws and … [Read more...] about DO I HAVE A RETAIL LEASE?