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Legal updates and insights for Australian businesses.

The Importance of Due Diligence when Buying an Existing Business

Before purchasing an existing business it is important to carry out due diligence to assess...

Is it an agreement? What you need to know about contract law

In determining whether a contract is enforceable, several factors can be considered including the intention...

Psychosocial Risks in the Workplace (NSW) and How Can They Be Managed?

This article explores the legal framework regarding psychosocial risks in the workplace, sources of psychosocial...

Shareholder v Shareholder: Deadlocks between Company Shareholders

When running or operating a business there may be several occasions where company shareholders encounter...

Beware of Penalty Clauses! But Are They Even Enforceable?

When reviewing and entering into a contract, you must aware of any penalty clauses included...

Client Legal Privilege in Litigation, what is it?

What is client legal privilege? In both legislation and common law in Australia, client legal...

Surveillance in the Australian Workplace – is it legal and what do I need to know?

What is workplace surveillance? In recent decades with the growth of technology, there have been...

Secure Jobs, Better Pay – changes to Australian workplace law

Changes to the Fair Work Act In 2022, the Australian Government passed legislation to amend...

Understanding drag along/tag along rights in shareholder agreements

What is a shareholder agreement? A shareholder agreement is a private contract between the shareholders...

Succession Planning for Business Owners

Why succession planning for your business should form part of your estate planning As a...