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?
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
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
A Heads of Agreement (also known as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or Letter of Intent (LOI)) is a document outlining the proposed agreement between the parties to it. There are a number of … [Read more...] about IS YOUR HEADS OF AGREEMENT CERTAIN ENOUGH TO BE ENFORCEABLE?
The first steps often taken by business owners in establishing their business are: to obtain an Australian Business Number (‘ABN’) and to register their business name through the Australian … [Read more...] about What’s in a Name? The use and significance of a Business Name and pitfalls for business operators
You may recall reading a few years ago about the wedding photographer who was sued by the bride and groom because, amongst other things, he missed photographing the all important first kiss. Whilst … [Read more...] about Was the kiss in the contract?
Consider this – you have entered into a contract to purchase a property, but for various reasons, the property no longer suits you. But it will suit your parents perfectly. So can you transfer the … [Read more...] about What is a Deed of Novation?