The Etheringtons Blog

Have you ever been forced to choose between keeping your pet and living in a strata building? You are not alone. Did you know that Australia has one of the…

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The area of defamation law is rapidly expanding as we find new ways to engage with each other over the internet. In this technological era, we caution you to be…

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What Is a Restraint of Trade Clause? Restraint of trade clauses are common in employment contracts. They prevent you from competing with your employer’s business, poaching staff or soliciting clients…

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Reduction of Bankruptcy It is likely that bankruptcy will be reduced from three years to one year. This is from the second reading speech of the Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives)…

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If you Google search your name and defamatory material appears, what can you do? Can you sue Google for defamation? 2014: The New South Wales Supreme Court In 2014, the…

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Determining Who's the Parent in Family Law Family law proceedings can be very complicated, especially when children are involved. What happens if someone questions or doubts who the biological parents…

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IBA Cocktail Party Celebrations On Tuesday, 10 October 2017, Etheringtons Solicitors joined Immigration Solutions in hosting a Cocktail Party at the Hacienda Bar, Sydney, to celebrate the International Bar Association…

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Social Media is Unavoidable We’re confronted with social media in its various forms everyday. President Trump is endlessly tweeting and the person next to you on the bus is scrolling…

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When you purchase off-the-plan you are buying an apartment before it is built. Off-the-plan properties come with significant risks that you should consider before committing to buy. One of these…

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What Is the Difference Between a Barrister and a Solicitor? Barristers and solicitors are both people who can assist with your legal matters. The difference between a barrister and a solicitor…

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Defamation Case Australia: Rebel Wilson v Bauer Media On 13 September 2017, the court awarded actress Rebel Wilson $4.56 million. This is the largest defamation payout in Australian legal history.…

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Are You Separated Under One Roof? The requirement for divorce is that you and your partner have been separated and living apart for at least twelve months. So what happens…

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