Media & Blog Posts
The Family Court is bracing for a predicted influx of cases that could last for several years as a result of the pressure of COVID-19 on families in South Australia.
The Law Society is calling for more resources and judicial officers to cope with a burden they predict will last a lot longer than any lockdown and put pressure...
Following a series of changes to the Northern Territory’s Return to Work Act there is now “deemed” acceptance of claims for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (‘PTSD’) for frontline emergency workers (first responders).
What are the changes?
Diseases that are accepted as arising out of particular types...
An increasingly common way to get into the property market these days is buying a property with another person. Whilst there are a whole host of reasons as to why you might find yourself buying a property with another, the most common matchups are:
• With a friend or sibling for investment purposes; and
• A mum or dad co-owning...
It was only recently that the Family Court’s Chief Justice William Alstergren warned “anyone including lawyers, who unnecessarily string out disputes will be in his sights as he moves to slash a backlog of cases”…..(The Australian insert date)
The court is cracking down on strategic moves of both lawyers...
There are several new time frame and administrative requirements that have been imposed under the amendments made to the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (click here for an overview of what these amendments are). It is imperative that Landlords in particular need to be aware of these requirements, so as to avoid unnecessary...
The Retail and Commercial Leases(Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2019 came into operation on 1 July 2020, giving effect to several significant amendments to the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (‘the Act’), that all Landlords and tenants should be aware of.
The key amendments are:
A lease can now move in and...
After 18 years in the role, Morry Bailes AM is changing tack to take on a strategic consulting role within the firm. Long time Partner, Gary Allison will take on the mantle of Managing Partner as of 1 July. We take this opportunity to thank Morry and congratulate Gary.
We are delighted to announce...
For most of us, our homes are where we feel safe and secure. For others, a home is a hostile place where safety is not a certainty and where protecting oneself and our family is a daily struggle.
It’s a day by day ritual of walking on eggshells to keep the peace and never knowing what slightest act or word will trigger...
Have you received a letter from Revenue SA about land tax changes? If you have don't ignore it.