WA passed the Commercial Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020 (Act), which incorporates some, but not all, of the 14 leasing principles set out in the National Code. read more →

Unfair contract terms and small businesses

From 12 November 2016, new laws will allow unfair contract terms in some small business contracts to be declared invalid.  This will give small businesses a remedy when unfair terms are enforced against them. The new laws cover standard form small business contracts entered into or renewed from 12 November 2016.  Unfair contract terms in such contracts may be.. read more →

PPSR: But we own that …

Are you in the business of hiring or leasing goods to customers? If hiring or leasing goods to customers is a part of your business, then it is of paramount importance that you take steps to ensure that your interest in those goods is properly secured. This includes seeking appropriate professional advice so that you.. read more →