Do I need special considerations in my commercial lease?

Landlords must protect their legal and commercial interests in property. The best way to do this from a contractual perspective is to include any particularly important special provision (i.e., a…

Keep your clients out of this Jurisdiction’s hands

Most lawyers, myself included do not want to go anywhere near the New South Wales Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT). It is sometimes termed a ‘kangaroo court’. It is not a court but a…

Grievance Policy – Why Your Business Needs One

While employers would like to believe that their employees are satisfied and have little cause for discord with their employer or their employment, this is not necessarily correct. Therefore, it is…

House and Land Packages Explained

It may look like a dream come true – a beautiful new home for you and your family in an up-and-coming suburb with parks, schools, transportation and other amenities, nice neighbours, soon to be an…

Do I really need legal advice when I’m selling my business?

No, of course not.   You also do not really need a parachute when jumping out of an aeroplane. The problem, in either case, is that the outcome tends to be sub-optimal. Grim, really.   So,…

Statutory demands – what not to do

This mechanism is a fast-tracked way to wind up a company. It has been around for many years. In this short article, we look at some issues which can defeat the process if not handled the right way.…