Employees – Damages for Breach of Contractual and Fiduciary Obligations

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Employees – Damages for Breach of Contractual and Fiduciary Obligations

Employees are generally subject to the express terms of their employment agreements and implied and fiduciary duties and statutory duties. Breaching those duties may lead to significant damages...

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Seller’s rights of termination of “off the Plan” contracts under a sunset clause in Queensland

Property boom-increased values The current property boom has brought into focus the rights of a seller to terminate an” off the plan”  contract where registration of the plan (and other...

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Casual Employment Defined

The Full Federal Court in Workpac Pty Ltd v Rosatto [2020] FCAFC 84 on 20 May 2020, prompted calls for urgent legislative review because it threw into uncertainty the status of casual employees and...

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Business Due Diligence

This article will explain the reason why a due diligence should be undertaken in the sale andpurchase of a business. Why do a due diligence? There are a few reasons why a due diligence is important...

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What is Litigation?

  Litigation is when a person begins a civil lawsuit against an organisation or another individual. There are various rules under the civil procedure that govern actions that occur in state and...

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What is Debt Recovery?

Debt recovery is the process in which you embark on to minimise your debt and begin the process of not owing anything.  Debt is a situation that many individuals easily slip into. It is the idea of...

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Construction Law – What’s it all about

With construction being Australia’s largest industry and having the highest number of operating businesses within it, it is likely that a business will require a construction lawyer at some point to...

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What is Insolvency?

Insolvency is the inability to pay bills as they become due. While the term ‘insolvent’ can apply to both companies and individuals, personal insolvency is more commonly referred to as ‘bankruptcy’...

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Defamation and Social Media

Social media platforms such as face book and twitter have now become the normal platforms for community and social groups to keep informed and stay in touch with each other. Unfortunately, the...

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Restraints of trade and confidential information.

The departure of a key employee can give rise to considerable risk and concern. In the excitement of starting a new job, an employee may fail to consider or ignore their current employment contract...