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Dispute Resolution

Assessing the Prospects in Business Disputes

October 10, 2018

A lot of companies have gone into liquidation in recent years. Our client claimed he was owed consulting fees by a company in liquidation, but the liquidator did not allow the proof of debt because there was a written contract...

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IT Legal Advice

August 9, 2018

Last Friday we received an e-mail from a worried IT service provider client. His client’s admin@ e-mail account seems to have been hacked, with the hacker: monitoring the e-mails; noticing an invoice being issued and sent out for $262,708.38; sending...

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Stormy Situation

June 28, 2018

We saw a new client yesterday with an interesting problem. He leased out commercial premises. They were damaged in a storm. The tenant was responsible for insuring the premises and should have noted the landlord as an interested party. The...

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Disputes with the ATO (Our Clients, Not Us)

May 3, 2018

It has been a week for resolving disputes. Today Michael’s off to Francis Street Northbridge, to try to settle a dispute with the ATO.  Unlike most mediations, this one has two “facilitators”. The main issue has been actually defining the...

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A Couple of Disputes

April 26, 2018

It has been a week for resolving disputes. We re-listed one matter for mediation after the two other parties failed to reach an agreement in the seven weeks since the first mediation appointment, when we thought we had a settlement...

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Client v Builder

March 29, 2018

We were contacted by one owner of a SMSF that has contracted to have a building constructed. Our client agreed to the builder’s suggestion to construct using Structural Insulated Panels instead of brick, in return for a price reduction of...

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Dispute with a Factoring Company

March 15, 2018

One of our clients has a dispute with a factoring company. A factor buys debts at a discount from companies that have cash flow issues, but they are very expensive forms of finance. In this case, if the debtor fails...

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Longest Mediation Session Ever!

March 8, 2018

Last week we attended the longest day’s mediation we’ve ever been involved with.  We did not get out until after 7.00pm.  We almost finished settling six related Court actions. Our clients have settled with the plaintiffs, but the plaintiffs and...

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Multiple Court Actions

March 1, 2018

Today Michael will be in Court most of the day attending a mediation in which he will be trying to settle six related Court actions. One is an action claiming various breaches of trust in relation to a family discretionary...

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Liquor Licence Transfer

February 22, 2018

Last week we finalising the paperwork for the transfer of a liquor licence. It proved to be a bit trickier than was expected due to liquor licensing requiring a profit-share approval application to be made before my client enters into...

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