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19th September, 2014

Beware CGT

A number of claims have arisen where a practitioner fails to specify in their retainer what matters they will not be advising on. For example, dealing with any capital gains tax (CGT) issues. CGT issues commonly arise in conveyancing, transfers between related parties, family law matters, sale of business and wills and estates.  It is […]

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Litigation 30th September, 2014

Checklist: risk management strategies for litigation

Before accepting instructions in a matter carefully consider whether you can act: for this client in this matter at this time – and do so bearing in mind the duties you will have to that client and the court Communicate with the client at the very beginning about: who the client(s) is/are who will give you […]

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Commercial/Tax 25th September, 2014

In Check issue 64

Warning – new ID laws means mortgages could be void Strict requirements for mortgagees to take positive steps to verify the identity of borrowers were introduced in Victoria on 24 September 2014. Similar requirements are already in place in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. The Transfer of Land Amendment Act 2014 […]

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November 2014 Legal Business Essentials series…

Registrations are now open for the November 2014 Legal Business Essentials series.

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