Why you need a lawyer when selling your business

By |2024-02-20T03:24:07+00:00February 28th, 2024|Business Law|

Stepping up to something new? Stepping down towards retirement? Stepping out and taking time before starting your next chapter? Whatever the reason for selling your business, you want to get the sale itself right.  Selling a business or company – whether a small business or a large franchise – can be a complex and potentially [...]

Navigating business disputes in Victoria: A guide to effective resolution

By |2024-02-20T03:24:33+00:00February 20th, 2024|Business Law|

Thorn in the side. Spanner in the works. Fly in the ointment. No matter your idiom – a business dispute is always a nuisance and a distraction – not optimal for successful commerce. Navigating these disputes – from contractual disagreements to partnership conflicts – requires a strategic and pragmatic approach.  In this blog, we will [...]

Why Your Business Needs a Shareholder’s Agreement

By |2024-01-19T05:07:57+00:00January 19th, 2024|Business Law|

Whether you are a start-up founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, one of the most important legal documents you need especially when governing a business is a shareholder’s agreement. This legally binding contract is the guide for each party when it comes to their rights, responsibilities, and obligations as a shareholder, ensuring that everyone is on [...]

CO-OWNERSHIP: Joint Tenancy vs. Tenancy in Common

By |2023-12-04T00:48:28+00:00December 14th, 2023|Property Law|

Picture this— You and your sister have decided to invest in a house together, marking your entry into the real estate market. Both of you agree to contribute equally to the deposit and mortgage payments. However, life can at times be unpredictable with unexpected turns and challenges.  What would happen in this circumstance if your [...]

4 reasons your business needs a business lawyer.

By |2023-12-06T00:21:55+00:00December 6th, 2023|Business Law|

A good business lawyer can play a pivotal role in your business. Beyond tackling legal issues, a business lawyer can play a pivotal role in establishing your business structure, crafting contracts or terms & conditions, navigating commercial leases, and even facilitating a business sale. If you are wondering when you should engage the services of [...]

Will making- important considerations for blended families

By |2023-11-03T02:59:33+00:00November 15th, 2023|Wills and Estate Lawyers|

Are you or a loved one part of a blended family?  Do you have a valid Will?  There is no doubt that making a Will is important for everyone and especially if you are a member of a blended family.   Blended families and where to begin?  A blended family is a family where one or [...]

Estate planning is more than just drafting a Will!

By |2023-10-27T00:58:48+00:00October 27th, 2023|Wills and Estate Lawyers|

Concerningly, over 50% of Australians don’t have a Will or estate plan. Although it may seem overwhelming to appoint an Attorney to make decisions for you if you lose capacity or appoint a guardian of your children if you die while they are still young, without proper estate planning, your loved ones will be left [...]

Understanding property easements and how it may affect your property purchase

By |2023-10-09T01:29:45+00:00October 10th, 2023|Property Law|

Property easements grant the right for an individual, group or company to access, use or cross someone else’s property for a particular reason. Common easements can include shared driveways, power lines or sewerage. Understanding property easements is important as they can potentially impact your property value, and use of the area that the easement covers. [...]

7 things to consider before you sign a commercial lease

By |2023-08-29T01:23:53+00:00September 27th, 2023|Property Law|

When it comes to commercial leases, you should have an experienced lawyer review the paperwork. Why? Because once you sign a commercial property lease, you are legally bound by its contents. Therefore, it's imperative to understand your responsibilities and obligations before making a significant financial commitment to your business.    Commercial property lease clauses If you [...]

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