Compensation Law: How to Make a Claim

How Hiring a Commercial Lawyer Can Save Your Business

For many small businesses, hiring a lawyer is an expense that they simply can't afford. Matters such as capital, salaries, marketing and production take priority, and there is no budget left for hiring additional consultants such as lawyers unless there is a problem. Unfortunately, this mindset has led many business owners to a lot of trouble because of making uninformed decisions that led to breaking the law. Here are four ways a commercial lawyer can help your business and keep you on the right side of the law. Read More 

Small Business Credit: Reducing Unpaid Debts in Your Company

Credit is beneficial for most business operations because it promotes the purchase of more goods by customers. However, unpaid debts can quickly become a burden for your small or growing business. In simple terms, if you provide goods or services without getting payment, you will eventually have problems with cash flow. Therefore, you must have some stringent credit management policies to protect your business against losses and bad debts. Here are some basic but practical guidelines to help you reduce unpaid company debts. Read More 

Why You Will Need to Think about Your Will Carefully If You Have Overseas Assets

As people go through their lives, they often have to think outside of the box when they are planning for their future, and they increasingly tend to diversify their asset pool as much as possible. As their estate becomes more complicated, however, they need to think about what happens in the future. How are they going to ensure that their loved ones receive all the benefits of their estate when they are gone? Read More 

Business Law: 3 White-Collar Crimes

Crime has evolved over the years. Advancements in technology have given those who wish to break the law new tools that they can use to do wrong. One example of this is a white-collar crime. This type of crime is usually nonviolent and is carried out with people in positions of power to gain from a situation financially. People who have the technical expertise or a high social status are often able to manipulate the system. Read More 

Why You Might Need to Worry about Indemnity Costs in a Family Court Proceeding

The court system across Australia considers a wide variety of different cases on a daily basis, ranging from civil to criminal, from corporate to family law. In many of these cases a judge will make an issue requiring the "losing" party to cover the legal costs of the other party. In fact, this is very commonplace in most types of court proceedings, except for family law. If you are thinking about bringing a case against somebody else in front of a family law judge, what should you bear in mind with regards to your costs? Read More