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Dispute Resolution

Telephone Company Dispute

March 14, 2019

I helped a couple this week with a plan after a fraudster switched their business’s mobile number from Optus to Vodafone, hijacked it and started taking calls from their clients and trying to get into their bank account. Optus kindly...

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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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Fighting Telstra

October 25, 2018

This week we settled some submissions to Telstra on behalf of a client who has been badly stuffed around by Telstra: The client bought a business; It took 162 days for Telstra to redirect the phone number; A few months...

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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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