Can specific performance be obtained for a contract breach?￼
In cases of a breach of contract, specific performance can be obtained. Specific performance is a remedy that enforces a promise, whereby a court can order a party to performRead More
What is Unconscionable Conduct?
Unconscionable conduct is behaviour that is more than simply unfair and goes so against good conscience. Under section 21 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (‘CCA’), it isRead More
What is a Gift Deed?
What is a Gift Deed? A Gift Deed or a Deed of Gift is a document that transfers property from one person (the ‘gifter’ or the ‘donor’) to another individualRead More
What Should I Include in an Agreement for Lease?
An agreement for lease is a contract outlining the rights and obligations of a tenant or landlord, where the landlord has agreed to grant a lease on a specified futureRead More
What is a Unilateral Contract?
Most would know that a contract is formed when one party makes an offer to another, who accepts that offer. A unilateral contract is a specific type of contract thatRead More
When is a Contract Frustrated?
A contract is frustrated when a supervening event causes a significant and unforeseen change that affects the contract. Neither party is to blame for the event, and so frustration servesRead More
When are Heads of Agreement Enforceable?
A Heads of Agreement (HOA) is a pre-contractual document that sets out the key terms of a proposed agreement between parties. It sets out a framework for the parties toRead More
How to Identify a Sham Contract
A sham contract occurs when an employer masks an employment relationship as an independent contractor relationship to avoid fulfilling employee entitlements, such as leave and superannuation. The Fair Work ActRead More