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October 4, 2017
Home Improvement

Who’s Consenting to Your Home Improvement?

From the Property Team   We’ve been discussing a recent news article where a property owner got into hot water after demolishing their own house and […]
July 7, 2016

Buying Goods Subject to Security – the ‘Ordinary Course of Business’ Exemption

When buying or leasing valuable goods, it is important to check that they are not subject to a security interest.   Otherwise, the secured party is able to […]
July 7, 2016

The Ins and Outs of a Restraint of Trade Clause

The world of business is increasingly competitive.   Business owners, as employers, have become more focused on securing and safeguarding information that sustains their business – such […]
July 7, 2016

Flatmate or De Facto Partner?

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (‘Act’) provides an equal sharing presumption to relationship property for qualifying relationships.   Qualifying relationships are marriages, civil unions or de facto […]
March 28, 2016

Gift Vouchers – What Happens If The Business Goes Into Receivership?

It is an unfortunate reality of business that businesses fail.   When this happens, it can affect a wide range of different parties and their ability to […]
November 27, 2014

Love Thy Neighbour – Part Two

In a perfect world, you and your neighbour should be able to resolve any problem by discussing it together. However, it is not a perfect world, […]
September 8, 2014

Love Thy Neighbour

Disputes with neighbours can arise over numerous different issues, such as noise, fences, trees and animals, etc. Ideally, you and your neighbour should be able to […]
June 10, 2014

Relationship Breakdown And The Equal Division Of Assets

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (‘PRA’) makes the assumption that all relationship property will be divided equally on the breakdown of any relationship (whether you are […]
November 27, 2013

Extended Warranties & The Consumer Guarantees Act – Are You Throwing Away Your Money?

You are buying a shiny new top-of-the-range television with a 2 year warranty. The salesperson asks if you would like an extended 5 year warranty for […]