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2907, 2019

My lawyer is not miserable and its frankly disorienting! Why working flexibly has made all the difference for me

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on My lawyer is not miserable and its frankly disorienting! Why working flexibly has made all the difference for me

Warning: You will not be the slightest bit wiser about any point of law (or lawyering generally) at the conclusion of this blog post. In fact, your idea of what a lawyer actually does will [...]

2606, 2019

What’s the first thing your lawyers do when looking over your agreement? Check that you actually have one!

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What’s the first thing your lawyers do when looking over your agreement? Check that you actually have one!

A cornerstone of commercial lawyering is looking over current agreements in order to provide advice to the client on their rights and/or obligations. This often arises where a dispute is brewing or the client anticipates [...]

2406, 2019

Important notice for labour hire businesses

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Important notice for labour hire businesses

To operate legally in Victoria from 30 October 2019, labour hire businesses must have applied for, or have a labour hire licence following the introduction of the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (the LHL [...]

406, 2019

Moral Clauses

By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Moral Clauses

Many celebrities have taken to social media sites, such as Twitter or Facebook, to post their own opinions about topical events in our society, such as the #MeToo movement. Whilst public debate is always encouraged, for [...]

2105, 2019

Accounting for IP in a Sale of Business: Know what you’re giving away (and charge for it!)

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Intellectual Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Accounting for IP in a Sale of Business: Know what you’re giving away (and charge for it!)

Gaining a thorough understanding of what your business is worth is a tricky process. Regardless of past investments and future potential, ultimately it will only be worth what somebody is (currently) willing to pay for [...]

1205, 2019

All care and no responsibility: Why unreasonable standard terms contracts might be a risk to your business

By |May 12th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on All care and no responsibility: Why unreasonable standard terms contracts might be a risk to your business

Historically, many businesses have sought to use their standard Terms and Conditions of trade (typically attached to an invoice or quote) to completely shield themselves from responsibility by incorporating clauses which heavily favour their own [...]

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