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power of attorney and guardianship

07 Jun Power of Attorney & Guardianship

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Power_of_Attorney_and_Guardianship-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   A power of attorney is a legal document made by a 'principal', who authorises another person (the 'attorney') to act on the principal's behalf in certain areas....

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legal research using AustLII

07 Jun Legal Research on the Internet using AustLII

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Legal-Research-Austlii-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   The Australian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) was established by the law faculties of the University of Technology Sydney and the University of New South Wales to provide...

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legal professional privilege between lawyer and client

07 Jun Legal Professional Privilege

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Legal-Professional-Privilege-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Legal Professional Privilege is an important principle in law which ensures that clients can place their trust in their lawyer. This article looks at the nature of...

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disputes regarding building contracts

07 Jun Building Contracts: Part 2 Disputes

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Building-Contracts-Part-2-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Building contract disputes frequently arise in the context of the contractor suing for the price. The suits, in turn, are usually met by claims by the proprietor...

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Entering into a building contract

06 Jun Building Contracts: Part 1 General

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Building-Contracts-Part-1-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   A building contract is where one person, the contractor, agrees to supply labour and materials for the construction of a building (or other works) for the benefit...

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Employment law: termination of employment

06 Jun Employment Law: Termination of Employment

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Employment-Termation-08.11.21_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   The changes to the Industrial Relations Act 1988 (which now potentially applies to all employees)  has major ramifications for employers in regards to dismissing an employee. Employers...

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obtaining local council approval for developing property

06 Jun Property Development and the Local Council

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Property-Development-and-the-Local-Council-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   If you are involved in the building industry whether it be developing large blocks of residential and commercial units or a single storey house you must deal...

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the law regarding property development

06 Jun Property Development and the Law

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Property-Development-the-Law-200214_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   For those contemplating property development, there are potential legal pitfalls to be aware of. This article attempts to identify the pitfalls, outline how to avoid them and...

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duty of director to prevent insolvent trading

06 Jun Director’s Duty to Prevent Insolvent Trading

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Directors-Duty-to-Prevent-Insolvent-Trading-200212_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   This article discusses the duty of a director to prevent insolvent trading. The Corporations Act 2001 places a positive duty on director's to make sure that their...

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Commercial letter of credit (C/L)

06 Jun Commercial Letters of Credit

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [button size="small" icon_size="fa-lg" target="_self" text="View as PDF" link="https://comasters.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Commercial-Letters-of-Credit-08.11.12_compressed.pdf" hover_background_color="#303030" hover_border_color="#303030" border_color="#303030" background_color="#303030"]   Commercial Letters of Credit (L/Cs) is the most widely used method of international payment. This article sets out the nature of a letter of credit and highlights...

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