Trust Drafting - Wills & Estate Lawyers

Trust Drafting

Why do people choose to use trusts?  Looking for professional Trust Drafting? Trusts can be useful for many reasons, from protecting vulnerable individuals to asset protection. There are many types of trusts, and different types of trusts…
Personal property securities enforcement and disputes - Brisbane Lawyers

Personal property securities enforcement and disputes

Personal property securities enforcement and disputes (PPSR & PPSA) Personal property is distinct from real property as it involves most types of property other than land. The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) applies…
privacy act updates is your business up to date - Arrow White Lawyers

Privacy Act Updates: is your business up to date?

The Privacy Act 1998 (Cth): The Future is Now  The Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) (‘Privacy Act’) has evolved in the face of our digital age. While it has adopted many important privacy protections, there is room to grow, especially in the way…
Renting Secondary Dwellings 'Granny Flats' in Queensland - Property Lawyers

Renting Secondary Dwellings ‘Granny Flats’ in Queensland

Changes in Queensland legislation came into effect 26 September 2022. The changes made emergency allowances to combat the rental crisis and mean that eligible secondary dwellings will be able to be rented to non-family members. Prior to this…
wrongful termination and unfair practices - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Wrongful Termination and Unfair Practices

Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is dismissed from their job in a manner that is “harsh, unjust or unreasonable”.  The Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) is the primary legislation governing employment relationships in Australia. The…
Changes to the unfair contract terms regime - Employment Lawyers

Changes to the ‘Unfair Contract Terms’ regime

A new regime now applies under Australian Consumer Law to contracts entered into or renewed following 9 November 2023, as well as any terms to existing contracts varied after this date. Unfair contract terms can attract significant penalties…
Asics crackdown on greenwashing companies must remain wary - Climate Change Australia

ASIC’s Crackdown on Greenwashing: Companies must remain wary

The growing consumer demand for ethical and environmentally friendly options has prompted certain companies to make ambiguous or false environmental claims, leading to potential instances of false and misleading conduct that can result in harsh…
Recent decision rostering requirements for employees on public holidays

Recent Decision: Rostering requirements for Employees on Public Holidays

In the matter of Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v OS MCAP Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 51 the Full Court of the Federal Court recently considered public holiday provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 and has ruled that employers…
Can using chatgpt amount to defamation

Can using ChatGPT amount to Defamation?

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Whilst most are initially impressed at AI technology such as ChatGPT’s efficiency in accomplishing tasks that would take regular people several hours to complete, upon further investigation, many have realised the possibility of AI-generated…
Voluntary administration and what this could mean for your business

Voluntary Administration and What this Could Mean for Your Business

Most people view voluntary administration as another form of liquidation. However, this is not the case. In fact, voluntary administration is a procedure that allows an essentially insolvent company to access financial expertise and potentially…