Little Known Provisions of the Retail Leases Act

May 6th, 2021|

By Kerry Kyriakoudes  I would like to draw to your attention to lesser-known provisions of the Retail Leases Act which may be of benefit to Tenants. 1. Opportunity for Tenants to have current market rent determined early (Section 32, Retail [...]


How does the family court divide property between former partners?

April 29th, 2021|

By Nicholas Kyriakoudes When couples separate, the question of how their property is distributed usually comes to the fore. Particularly in circumstances where separating parties have built their life together and have bought and accumulated assets jointly, property settlement can [...]


What is the point of making a Will if it can be contested?

April 8th, 2021|

By Jasmine Cario  Estate Planning can be a stressful matter and is often something that we postpone, especially in circumstances where relationships between family members have broken down or when faced with potentially difficult decisions. In answering the question, “What [...]


How does my ADVO effect my parenting orders?

March 25th, 2021|

If you have existing parenting orders in place and there is a subsequent Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) or Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) taken out against you, or for your protection and/or the protection of the children, you might be [...]


Covid-19 Commercial Lease Regulations

February 16th, 2021|

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 [...]


Determining Appropriate Legal Proceedings in Australia

January 29th, 2021|

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 [...]



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