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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.
Recent national headlines following the tragic story of South Australian woman Ann Marie Smith have left many feeling horrified and helpless.
Ms Smith was found in deplorable conditions, having been abandoned for days to slowly perish, sitting upright in her squalid chair. Ms Smith suffered multi-organ failure as a result of...
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic the legal profession found itself in a position where it needed to change its systems and embrace technology to continue to operate effectively.
Courts and Tribunals across the State each introduced new processes to support the transition to a virtual court room. This meant lawyers were...
Separation and all the challenges that follow are daunting, regardless of the stage of life you may be in. It is incredibly easy to become consumed by the emotional turmoil of the situation, which inturn can also make it hard to decipher what to do next, who you should speak with and where you seek help from. These are basic...