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Covid-19 Commercial Lease Regulations

Relief for some, but not all landlords By Anna Masi & Youssef Abouelnasr On 7 April 2020, the Government announced its National Code of Conduct in relation to commercial leases so that, under the Code, the economic impacts of the pandemic on lessors and lessees might be shared between them and lessees would be protected [...]

2021-02-16T03:33:45+00:00February 16th, 2021|

Can I Take a Benefit In My Role as Someone’s Attorney?

By Peter Bahlmann No, is the general answer. As an attorney appointed under a Power of Attorney in New South Wales you are required to deal with the property and finances of the principal for the benefit of the principal in the principal's best interests. Unless there is an express ‘benefits’ clause in the Power [...]

2021-02-04T05:28:56+00:00February 4th, 2021|

Determining Appropriate Legal Proceedings in Australia

By Matt Kearins For Australian ex-pats, citizens overseas, or even individuals with significant business in Australia, knowing where to start legal proceedings can be a tricky situation. If you’re trying between starting proceedings in Australia or another country, it is important to have an understanding of forum non conveniens. This is a legal principle that [...]

2021-01-29T00:22:53+00:00January 29th, 2021|

Spousal Maintenance and Short Relationships

By Matt Kearins Entering into a relationship can often impact the way you live your life. What’s mine is yours, and what’s yours is mine, becomes a part of daily life. Some people also choose to leave the workforce as part of their relationship. But what do you do when the relationship break down? What [...]

2021-02-09T05:46:38+00:00January 21st, 2021|

A Leading Family Law Firm

It's that time of year again. As the Holiday Season approaches, another Doyle's Guide rankings for Family Law in the Wollongong and Southern Highlands has been released. We are proud to share that Hansons Lawyers has been recognised by the Doyle's Guide as one of Wollongong's leading law firms for 2021. The Family Law team [...]

2020-12-17T04:02:37+00:00December 17th, 2020|

New requirements for off-the-plan contracts

Kerry Kyriakoudes New requirements for off-the-plan contracts as from 1 December 2019 the new laws impose an additional disclosure obligations on vendors in off-the-plan contracts in order that purchasers have greater transparency in entering into these contracts. Additionally, they give purchasers new remedies and more protection when buying property off-the-plan. The changes are as follows: [...]

2019-10-24T06:19:05+00:00October 24th, 2019|
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