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Enforcing your rights under a residential building contract

What amounts to “reasonable diligence” is often the subject of dispute when the relationship between the owner and builder deteriorates, commonly as a result of time and cost blow-outs....

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Handling the ATO: Audits and Debt Recovery

At our October Wednesdays with Redchip event, our experts discussed their experience and top tips for your clients' interactions with the ATO....

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What to do when the ATO comes knocking

Experts from our Tax and Insolvency teams recently spoke to a close group of accountants from our network about proactively dealing with the ATO and how to respond if the ATO escalates to recovery action....

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Client story | Taking on the insurance big boys

“We resolved our claim against CGU after almost ten years of litigation and, while we could finally put the past decade behind us, it’s years of our lives that we can’t get back.”...

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Do yourself a favour – don’t DIY

A common pitfall of the DIY trade mark application is applying for registration on behalf of the wrong person or entity....

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Defending against the indefensible

You’d imagine that a law firm with as strong an IP pedigree as Redchip would have no problems defending itself from people preying on the success of our business. Sadly, even we aren’t immune to rip offs and poaching...

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What ails Pacific Ale?

When you have a successful business, competition is never far away. Properly protecting unique brand elements is vital in securing your market position and keeping competitors at bay, as Stone & Wood recently discovered ...

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Avoid getting sued

Five tips for real estate agents to stay out of the firing line. Real estate is a tough game, with tough rules. For agents, this means that there are a lot of ways you can slip up and potentially land yourself, and your ...

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Honey, I disinherited the kids

The best drafted Will in the world will not stand up when the legal obligations of a Will maker to provide for their family have been overlooked....

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Tax and super implications of sham contracting

It can be a fine line between what constitutes an employee and an individual contractor. We have seen a shift away from ‘traditional’ employment over recent years, with flexible working arrangements and freelancing b...

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