Protected: When life gives you lemons… write a blog!

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5 Controversial and Historic Court Cases in Australia

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Many court cases are routine and follow existing law that has been put in place. However, sometimes a court case takes place that sets a new precedent or interprets the law in an unexpected way. These historic and sometimes controversial cases can end up reported widely by the media, cited often by lawyers and law students, and might also influence how the law is enforced for years to come.

6 Benefits of hiring a Commercial Lawyer?

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Taking a wrong step legally could be devastating for any business, particularly a small or medium business. Whereas huge companies have the resources to protect themselves against almost anything, a relatively small mistake for a smaller business could mean losing a lot of money and taking a hit to their reputation.

Is Bitcoin on its way to being legitimised in Australia?

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Australia is following the steps of countries like Japan as it edges a little closer to legitimising Bitcoin and other digital/crypto currency by recognising its existence in law.

Attention Franchisors! New laws with big consequences!

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As a franchisor, the most crucial thing to take away from this is that these laws apply to franchisors who have a significant degree of influence or control over their franchisees’ affairs.

Why hire a startup lawyer?

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You have the idea, the passion, and knowledge but you need help with with the legalities. In this post we look at a few reasons to hire a startup lawyer from the get go to avoid any pitfalls along your way to success.

The NEW law that will stop retailers from charging excessive payment surcharges!

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Since 1 September 2017, all businesses across Australia imposing payment surcharges on card transactions will need to comply with new law banning ‘excessive’ payment surcharges.

Trusts 101

To put it simply, a trust is a relationship where a person (settlor) can entrust another person (trustee) to hold onto property and deal with it for the benefit of another person or group of people (beneficiary).

Top Guns: Duties and Responsibilities of Directors

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Directors of a company are the movers and shakers. They are the game changers and the motivators. They can direct the future of the entire company to success, and with that role comes great responsibilities.