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Dispute Resolution

YouTube Copyright Dispute

September 26, 2019

This week we received an enquiry about a breach of copyright. Our  client claims to own the copyright in several documentaries which have been posted on YouTube At least 3 individuals have posted films on YouTube without permission. There have...

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A Heavy-Handed Section 69 Notice – Fair Trading Act

August 22, 2019

Michael met with a lady who had recently sold some vacant land. The buyer was not happy about the sewer line on which she could not build and reported the matter to the Department of Commerce. The Department is now investigating...

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Case Summary of Porter -v- Steinberg [2019] WASC 291

August 16, 2019

In this case, the Applicant lived in a lower floor unit in a Strata development. The Respondents living in the unit immediately above the Applicant’s unit, removed carpet and replaced the flooring with tiles. The Applicant took action in the...

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Potentially Fraudulent Promises

August 15, 2019

One of our client’s has been strung along for some months with promises of payment and extra work. The promises have all been broken, to such an extent that it might amount to fraud. The amount involved is now in...

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Lease Dispute Arbitration

August 1, 2019

This week we finalised an agreement to send numerous disputes regarding a lease to arbitration. One dispute related to whether the lessee or the lessor is liable for sewerage discharge charges levied by the Water Corp. Other disputes relate to...

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Family Provision Dispute

June 23, 2019

This week we received an e-mail from a lady whose step-son has served a Family Provision claim on her and his half-brother, his father having made no provision for him at all in his Will. We sent her back an...

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$1.8 Million Claim – District Court Mediation

June 13, 2019

Michael attended a District Court mediation last week. We represented one elderly defendant. The plaintiff had a somewhat ambit claim seeking $1.8 million in damages plus costs. The other defendant was seeking a 100% indemnity from our client, which I...

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Know who you are contracting with

May 9, 2019

Kellie was in Midland last week seeking summary judgment in case we are working on. The Claimant first of all tried to sue our client’s company for breach of contract. That company counter claimed, but later went into liquidation. They...

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Disputes Between Business Associates

November 8, 2018

This week we’ve been helping an old client with a business venture that has been running for nine years. They run a hospitality business. The soon-to-be ex-wife of one of the directors is a rather aggressive lawyer who is making...

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Building Disputes

November 1, 2018

This week we went through a strategy for a client who is building a house and has some issues with his builder, including: Variations not being writing – which will make it difficult for the builder to claim for those...

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