The Etheringtons Blog

On the 16th of August 2018, the Full Federal Court delivered a judgment that may have wide-ranging impacts for casual employees and their employers across Australia. It decided that despite…

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During difficult economic conditions it is important that all directors revisit their duties as directors and are aware of how the board should deal with a situation where the company…

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The loss of a family member is always a difficult time, but it can become even more distressing to learn that you have not been included in the family member’s…

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You are in safe hands at Etheringtons. In this edition we feature two of our lawyers Simone Corbett and John Pegg. Simone is one of our senior associates and has…

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Buying a property can often be an intimidating process, especially at auction where you are competing with other buyers and there is no cooling off period. Many properties are sold…

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Following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, it is common for separated parties to be unsure, and therefore anxious, about their entitlements in a property settlement and…

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A company is an association incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the ‘Act’). The effect of incorporation gives the company a separate entity, distinct from its directors and shareholders.…

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If you’re the owner of a Torrens title property that has a swimming pool, you need to be aware of your obligations in relation to swimming pool compliance. Due to…

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Can an employer intervene in an employee’s use of social media outside work? A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission has shed some light on this question showing that…

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Are you an employer? As of 1 July 2018, there are a number of changes you should know about. Why? Because penalties of up to $126,000 apply for employers who…

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If you are considering buying a business there are many things you need to do from a legal, financial and general business perspective.  Getting the right advice from the start…

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The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)…

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