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Who is responsible to repair damage following a natural disaster?

1. Rent Abatement In most cases, a lease will contain a clause whereby the tenant’s obligation to pay rent and other money under the lease (such as outgoings) is abated (either partially or completely) while the Premis...

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Significant Changes to Residential Contracts

What are the changes?   Extension of Settlement Date Recently, there have been media reports of buyers losing their deposits because of a failure of their financial institutions to be able to settle on the settlemen...

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The downfalls of nomination clauses and how to avoid them

Parties should be very careful when using nomination clauses in contracts as there can be significant financial consequences of doing so....

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Rent reviews – Lease terms save Landlord

It is common for the rent of commercial premises to be subject to a market review. A recent case provides insight for Tenants and Landlords on terms to be conscious of when it comes to market reviews....

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What to watch for in your lease – a lawyer’s guide for tenants and landlords

We’ve put together some tips for both landlords and tenants to help you to help you ensure your interests are protected and avoid common pitfalls when negotiating leases....

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Commercial Tenants and Insolvency

Now that state relief measures have ended and many industries are continuing to feel the impact of COVID-19, landlords should prepare for insolvent tenants....

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Major BCCM changes and the impacts for developers

The new body corporate and community management regulations represent the most significant changes for many years in the way body corporates are administered....

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Construction for Accountants – Part Two

Covering QBCC Compliance Audits / QBCC Minimum Financial Requirements for licensees and how accountants can assist in these matters....

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Attention Landlords – don’t be left high and dry by an insolvent tenant

As a Landlord, how do you collect security from a tenant under a lease? ...

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I have far too much storage space….said no-one ever!

If your client uses vacant land as storage for their business, and is hoping to rely on the Small Business CGT Concessions on the sale of that land, they may not be able to – courtesy of FCT v Eichmann [2019] FCA 2155 ...

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