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Can you legally terminate a contract due to Covid-19?
15 Jul 2020
Can you renegotiate a contract because of the impact of coronavirus? The ...
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Is a written contract necessary for a deal to be enforceable?
18 Jun 2020
Handshake agreement versus written contract – are they both legally binding? ...
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Is a handshake agreement legally binding?
17 Jun 2020
Suppose you were to come to a verbal agreement on a deal with another person and...
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A negotiated agreement might be more attainable during a pandemic
30 Apr 2020
Multiple factors can influence a person to resolve a dispute Do you have an ...
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Australian government coronavirus response package infiltrates many corners of Australian law
17 Apr 2020
Exactly where the saying “desperate times call for desperate measures” comes...
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Do force majeure clauses apply to the coronavirus pandemic?
01 Apr 2020
Force majeure, also known as an “Act of God”, is an unforeseeable event ...
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How to commence legal proceedings in NSW
18 Feb 2020
In NSW, there are two categories of law: civil law and criminal law. Civil law ...
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High Court ruling restricts right to free speech in Australia
07 Feb 2020
In what is seen as a landmark decision against free speech, the High Court has ...
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Social media influencer wins payout after client breaches verbal contract
30 Jan 2020
The rise of social media across the globe has opened a huge market for people ...
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When our walls turn to glass – the end of privacy
22 Jan 2020
This article was written in response to a multitude of reader questions about ...
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Country of origin food labelling laws could pose challenges for Australian producers
17 Jan 2020
In July 2018, the Australian government introduced a mandatory country of origin...
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Signature forgery could land you ten years in jail
16 Jan 2020
Forgery has been prominent in the news over recent years, with the Banking Royal...
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