DIY Wills - Will you take the risk?

A Will is one of the most important legal documents you will sign in your lifetime.

DIY Wills - Will you take the risk?

The Dangers of Social Media: Jensen v Nationwide News Pty Ltd

The decision of Chief Justice Quinlan in Jensen v Nationwide News Pty Ltd [No 12] [2019] WASC 250 has provided a timely reminder of the dangers that posting on public social media forums can have, and pose

The Dangers of Social Media: Jensen v Nationwide News Pty Ltd

Breakdown in Regulatory Compliance Leads to Hefty Fine for Auto Repair Company

The recent case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Ultra Tune Australia Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 12 provides a reminder that breaches of franchising laws can have severe consequences.

Breakdown in Regulatory Compliance Leads to Hefty Fine for Auto Repair Company

Burger and Lies: McDonald’s Owner Awarded $200,000 for Social Media Defamation

Malicious comments on social media can have costly consequences.

Burger and Lies: McDonald’s Owner Awarded $200,000 for Social Media Defamation

Contract Negotiation – The Devil is in the Detail

The wording of a single sentence can have major consequences in the negotiation and drafting of a contract. This was the case for a retail shop tenant, who went all the way to the Supreme Court only to find out that a guarantee provided by their landlord was worth less than they anticipated.

Contract Negotiation – The Devil is in the Detail

Austal prevents former employee from jumping ship

Losing staff members or clients to a competitor is a major concern for employers. One way employers can protect their competitive position is by...

Austal prevents former employee from jumping ship

Exercising care online in business

The internet has provided us with the amazing ability to access vast amounts of information at the click of a button...

Exercising care online in business

Contesting & Challenging Estates

Regardless of whether you have a valid Will, the following persons have the ability to apply to the Supreme Court of Western Australia under the Family Provision Act 1972 (WA) for ...

Contesting & Challenging Estates