Category: Areas of Law

HONG KONG UPDATE: THE IMPACT OF THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW UPON HONG KONG BUSINESSES, INVESTORS AND FUTURE AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICANTS
HONG KONG UPDATE: THE IMPACT OF THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW UPON HONG KONG BUSINESSES, INVESTORS AND FUTURE AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICANTS
In a response to Hong Kong’s new National Security Law, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suspended the country’s extradition agreement, extended visas for the estimated 10,000 Hong Kong people...
STRATA UPDATE: ANOTHER WIN FOR OWNERS CORPORATIONS AGAINST AIRBNB
STRATA UPDATE: ANOTHER WIN FOR OWNERS CORPORATIONS AGAINST AIRBNB
Further to our recent article about our team’s big NCAT victory in having an owner fined for Airbnb letting and winning a costs order (click here to view), a recent...
Strata E Alert: Finally, a win for Owners Corporations against Airbnb Owner
Strata E Alert: Finally, a win for Owners Corporations against Airbnb Owner
What can Owners Corporations do about Airbnb and short-term letting?  The Madison Marcus Strata team recently had a big win in NCAT against an owner who was conducting Airbnb contrary...
CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE E-ALERT: CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE E-ALERT: CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
Administration of construction contracts is an important process for building contractors and sub-contractors in the life of a construction project.
CAN YOU HOLD FACE-TO-FACE STRATA MEETINGS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS?
CAN YOU HOLD FACE-TO-FACE STRATA MEETINGS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS?
Our Strata team is constantly being asked about what types of meetings can be held during the Government restrictions brought about due to COVID-19. The Strata Regulations make allowances for electronic meetings, such as pre-meeting email votes, telephone, videoconferencing or voting website.
COVID-19 UPDATE 9 APRIL 2020: BANKS TO HELP COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS WHO HELP TENANTS THROUGH CRISIS
COVID-19 UPDATE 9 APRIL 2020: BANKS TO HELP COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS WHO HELP TENANTS THROUGH CRISIS
Banks build on the Small Business Relief package to ensure more businesses are given assistance through the coronavirus pandemic.
RENT RELIEF FOR COMMERCIAL TENANTS ANNOUNCED
RENT RELIEF FOR COMMERCIAL TENANTS ANNOUNCED
As we foreshadowed last Friday, PM Scott Morrison has this afternoon announced the detail around the Commercial Tenancy Coronavirus Crisis Code of Practice following agreement of terms by the National Cabinet.
Business as Unusual in COVID-19: The Estate Planning you need to keep things running as normal
Business as Unusual in COVID-19: The Estate Planning you need to keep things running as normal
n the wake of the current situation, many people and their families have found themselves on the less prepared side of this pandemic, and whilst most are desperately reaching for the supermarket shelves, there far more pressing needs that should be addressed.
New Victorian Guardianship Laws providing protection and dignity to vulnerable Australians
New Victorian Guardianship Laws providing protection and dignity to vulnerable Australians
On 1 March 2020, Victoria’s new Guardianship and Administration Act 2019 (Vic) came into operation, repealing and replacing the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic).
Changes to Residential Tenancy Laws effective from 23 March 2020.
Changes to Residential Tenancy Laws effective from 23 March 2020.
Residential Tenancy laws govern the tenant’s renting experience, while contemporaneously ensuring that Landlords can effectively manage their properties. The changes effected, seek to circumvent disputes arising over repairs and maintenance, increase protection and certainty for tenants and to clarify the rights and obligations of tenant and landlord parties.