Read our latest insights where we discuss the legal changes and decisions affecting our clients, keeping you informed and helping you to make better legal and business choices.

  • 16 Apr2014

    High Court determines that damages are not capped

    Written by: Julie Somerville, Principal Damages under the Compensation to Relatives Act are not capped by section 12(2) of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW): The following litigation has ramifications for the way that high value dependency claims will be quantified at least in New...
  • 8 Apr2014

    Pharmacy alert: maintaining script certifications

    Written by: Kellie Dell'Oro, Principal and Jeremy Smith, Solicitor Pharmacists in Victoria are governed by a number of different pieces of legislation and associated regulations. This article warns pharmacists not to overlook their obligations under section 32(4)(c) of the Pharmacy Regulation Act 2010 (Vic). Section 32 of the Act...
  • 31 Mar2014

    Consider these fundamentals before purchasing a professional practice

    If you are thinking about purchasing a professional services practice, whether it be a dentistry practice or other, there are a number of important matters to consider. In advising prospective purchasers, we sometimes see prospective purchasers get carried away with...
  • 24 Mar2014

    Thinking of buying a franchise?

    Written by: Brent Wilson, Special Counsel and Georgina Odell, Senior Associate Think about some of the most successful businesses in Australia and you will no doubt visualise the business name and the logo. These will often be referred to as the ‘trademarks’ of the business. If you are thinking of buying...
  • 24 Mar2014

    Retail shop leases: your rights as a tenant

    Written by: Brent Wilson, Special Counsel and Georgina Odell, Senior Associate Any lease you enter into for premises in New South Wales that are to be used as a retail shop will likely be subject to the Retail Leases Act 1994. The Act governs many aspects of the relationship between the...


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