When an agent is entering into a contract on behalf of a company, all parties to the contract should take particular care to ensure that the contract is executed properly, making it legally binding … [Read more...] about How can an Agent validly sign a Contract on behalf of a Company?
All business owners and agents must be careful when providing prospective purchasers with sales figures and other information, particularly where reliance will be placed on that information, without … [Read more...] about INCORRECT SALES FIGURES AND OTHER MISREPRESENTATIONS IN A BUSINESS SALE
Both the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Land and Environment Court commonly hear matters regarding dividing fence disputes between neighbours. The applicable legislation which regulates … [Read more...] about DIVIDING FENCE DISPUTES
Kovac v Chanak  NSWSC 1023 (31 July 2017) The case relates to the burial of “Jovan Kovac” in plot #33 at Mona Vale Cemetery in June 2012. At the time, the burial took place with the consent of … [Read more...] about DISPUTING A BURIAL PLOT LICENCE
Clients often require copies of documents to be certified as being true and complete copies of the original documents. In most instances, this certification can be performed by a Justice of the Peace … [Read more...] about DOCUMENT CERTIFICATION, NOTARISATION AND LEGISLATION
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
What is the best option when leasing commercial properties? It is now standard practice when acting for landlords in commercial leasing, to request some kind of security from the tenant, typically … [Read more...] about BANK GUARANTEE OR SECURITY BOND
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?