The recent Federal Court decision in Brett Cattle Company Pty Ltd v Minister for Agriculture  FCA 732 (‘Brett Cattle’) has implications for future decisions by Federal government ministers in relation to not only the live cattle industry, but also other enterprises.
Commercial property is an asset class that can provide good returns if you buy at the right time, in the right place, and can install good tenants.
The Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel has awarded a 1.75% increase to the national minimum wage and the minimum wages in Modern Awards.
With a 1025 paragraph judgement and an appeal imminent, the Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia have recently published their reasons for judgement in the matter of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato  FCAFC 84 (“WorkPac v Rossato”).
A Family Provision Claim (FPA) refers to a claim which a person can make against a deceased estate if they have been left out of a will or have not received sufficient for what is described by the law as their “proper maintenance and support”.
Usually on the breakdown of a relationship, one party moves out of the matrimonial home, leaving the other party to continue to reside in the property. But what happens if neither party wants to leave or one party wants to ‘evict’ the other?
With strict social gathering and travel restrictions remaining in place to combat the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) there has been much confusion and concern for those who hold tickets to upcoming events that have been cancelled or postponed.
In short, this will depend on whether you plan ahead. You can decide in advance who can make decisions for you by preparing a legal document known as an Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”).
Going into business with close friends or associates as partners is, for many people, an ideal way to realise their entrepreneurial dreams. Like sole trading, a partnership business structure offers many advantages.
We are certainly in extraordinary times, however South Geldard Lawyers aims to provide legal services to our valued clients to the extent that we are able. Our office remains open for business.
South Geldard Lawyers is continually monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19. We take the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and clients seriously and have implemented measures to minimise and prevent the spread of the virus in accordance with the Government and the Health Department.
Negative reviews from disgruntled customers are a reality that most businesses will have to face from time to time. But once those negative reviews are anonymously published online, business owners are often powerless to control their digital reputation.