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Copyright and Trade Mark Lawyers – Using the right “fence”

Intellectual Property is a valuable asset and may loosely be described as “property of the mind”.  Using the right copyright, patent and trade mark lawyer can help to build the right “fence” to protect it. read more →

Contested Wills and the New Spouse

How is a Family Provision Act claim decided when there is a spouse from a new relationship and children from an old relationship? It is not uncommon for people to have been in more than one long-term relationship in their lifetime, particularly if their former relationship (either a formal marriage or a defacto relationship) ended.. read more →

Do you need to update your Terms and Conditions?

The Personal Property Securities Act has changed the effect of “retention of title” clauses. read more →

Directors held liable for employee benefits on insolvency

In a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court, the directors of a series of liquidated companies were held liable to compensate a former employee of those companies for unpaid statutory entitlements and underpayments. read more →