Legal disputes are disruptive to businesses and personal lives; they negatively impact financial and human resources and create uncertainty. They also cause significant stress and anxiety.

Our experienced dispute resolution team understand these impacts well, so our dispute resolution services focus on resolving legal disputes in a practical, strategic, timely and cost effective way.

We have acted for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organisations in many different industries in a wide variety of commercial and equity disputes involving contracts, joint ventures and other commercial relationships, trusts and fiduciary relationships, breach of duty claims, partnership disputes, equitable claims, insurance claims, professional negligence claims and wills and estates claims.

Our services cover:

  • All levels of State and Federal Courts;
  • Tribunals and Regulatory authorities;
  • Alternative dispute resolution such as mediation, conciliations, arbitrations and case appraisals.

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April 18, 2024

A housing trust’s modernisation requires Court approval

Background The Baxter Homes Trust (Trust), was a charitable trust established in Victoria by a deed executed in 1960. Its purpose was to provide aged inhabitants of Geelong Victoria or its neighbourhood with housing as administered by The Geelong and Western District Ladies Benevolent Association’ incorporated under the Hospitals and Charities Act 1890. The Trust A housing trust’s modernisation requires Court approval

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April 18, 2024

Draft Regulations for NPO Self-Review Assessment Return Released

We have previously written in bulletins about the forthcoming self-assessment tax review for non-profit profit organisations which have an Australian Business Number (ABN) but are not registered as charities with the ACNC – Be alert to being alarmed on viewing your club or society annual report this year and self-assessment by tax-exempt. The background is Draft Regulations for NPO Self-Review Assessment Return Released

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March 13, 2024

Last of the loopholes? Let’s hope so!

Background All Australian employers will be acutely aware that the Federal government has, since the last election, embarked on a fairly aggressive program of targeted changes to the nation’s industrial relations laws. So far, we’ve had changes aimed at supporting Australia’s jobs and economic recovery[1], gained more respect at work[2], we’ve secured our jobs and Last of the loopholes? Let’s hope so!

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