Good Faith in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative dispute resolution includes negotiation, mediation and arbitration and differs from litigation. In contrast, the proceedings are conducted in private and kept confidential. Furthermore, the resolution which you agree toRead More
Preparing for Shutdown Periods: Essential Updates in Employment Law
As we approach the end of the year, it’s crucial for businesses to be aware of the recent employment law updates, particularly those affecting shutdown periods. On 22 December 2022,Read More
Difference between a Memorandum of Understanding, Memorandum of Agreement and Contract
The difference between a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and a contract is that only contracts legally bind parties to an agreement. Both memorandums can beRead More
Advancing Fair Work: Australia’s Third Tranche of Industrial Relations Law Reforms
The last year has seen many changes to workplace and industrial relations law. Already, two sets of industrial reforms have been introduced. The first has focused on improving job security,Read More
What happens if I ask my employee to work more than 38 hours per week?
Understanding the laws and rules about employer and employee rights can be a bit tricky. Without even knowing it, these rules can be easily broken. Can an employer ask theirRead More
What is a Deed of Guarantee & Indemnity?
A deed of guarantee and indemnity is a type of binding legal contract, which in simple terms, means that a third party promises that the duties of another party willRead More
Loan Agreements — Safeguarding your Financial Interests
Any time you are lending or borrowing money, it is important to have a Loan Agreement in place clearly setting out the rights and obligations of both parties. This includesRead More
What is Undue Influence?
Forced, pressured, or coerced into entering a contract or agreement? At law, a court of equity will render a contract void if it has been procured by undue influence. EquityRead More