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 all … [Read more...] about Can a landlord recover unpaid components of rent even though the invoices were incorrect?
Business innovation = new processes, ideas, services or products. Shire Legal's innovation project - a new way of doing business - will be revealed on 2 / 2 / 22. Watch this space ... … [Read more...] about Shire Legal’s Innovation Project
We literally handle hundreds of sales and purchases of property each year, and whilst our main role is to guide our clients through the legal aspects of the transaction, there are often many non-legal … [Read more...] about Frequently asked questions about buying / selling property
The "Respect at Work" legislation (Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Cth)) took effect on 10 September 2021, focusing on sexual harassment in the workplace and … [Read more...] about Sexual harassment at work – now unlawful conduct
It is imperative for both landlords and tenants that whenever a retail lease is being negotiated, any required amendments to terms of the lease that remain to be negotiated are brought to the other … [Read more...] about Silence and a handwritten amendment to a Retail Lease Disclosure Statement
There are special rules that apply to commercial leases that fall within the definition of being a “retail lease”. Under the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW), landlords must, amongst other things, comply … [Read more...] about Retail landlords – know your obligations under the Retail Leases Act
Division 2 (in particular, section 18) of the Succession Act 2006(NSW) allows the Court to authorise wills to be made, altered or revoked for persons who do not have testamentary capacity , whilst … [Read more...] about Statutory Wills – for when testamentary capacity is lacking
The responsibility for the payment of the costs of the water usage and electricity for a Kirrawee commercial property was the subject of a dispute dealt with by the District Court in 2017 – AAP … [Read more...] about The landlord’s responsibility to recover outgoings in a timely manner
Glenquarry Park Investments Pty Ltd v Hegyesi  NSWSC 425 Facts: The matter related to a dispute between the lot owners of a strata title property at Point Piper in Sydney’s eastern suburbs … [Read more...] about ARE THE PROPOSED WORKS TO THE STRATA BUILDING CORRECTLY CLASSED AS REPAIRS, REPLACEMENT AND RENEWAL, OR AN IMPROVEMENT?
The main piece of legislation regarding the management of strata schemes is the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW). Time and time again, clients ask us about the rules for 2 lot strata schemes, … [Read more...] about WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL RULES FOR 2 LOT STRATA SCHEMES?