Skilled Refugee Labour Agreement Pilot Program

Written by Pamela Pau, Senior Immigration Lawyer In July 2021, the Australian Government commenced a pilot program in partnership with the philanthropic organisation Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB)…

Third parties – what are their intentions in Family Law?

Property proceedings between parties under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) can become more complicated if third parties become involved. This is common in Family Law property proceedings where the…

How do outgoings influence the purchase price in the sale of a business?

Preparation is everything  When selling a car, you have it detailed for maximum impact. With a house, you make sure all is in order, and stage it for the best presentation. Likewise, when you are…

Workplace bullying – how to prevent it and what to do

Since workplace bullying is more prevalent than most would expect it is highly likely that you, or someone you know, has been the target of a hostile workmate. When this happens, it can be difficult…

What is a Heads of Agreement?

A Heads of Agreement (HOA) falls somewhere between a written contract and a verbal handshake deal. It sets out the preliminary frameworks and key terms of an agreement, prior to being finalised in a…

Incorrect information in a disclosure statement for Tenants

Getting to the point in a lease negotiation where the terms have been agreed to and it appears as if the rental will move forward is always a time to want to start celebrating. But before you do,…