Legal Issues

Modern Slavery Act

The spectre of ‘modern slavery’ is real. According to the Global Slavery Index of 2016 (yes, there is such a…

Seller Beware

You may have heard of the saying “Buyer Beware” to indicate that a buyer of real estate must be extremely…

Lease or Licence?

The difference between a lease and licence is not always understood. Whereas a lease confers on the lessee an interest…

Disability Discrimination Act

The Disability Discrimination Act (“DDA”) commenced 25 years ago. The Act was designed to create equality for persons with disabilities…

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Eating Disorders And The Law

Eating disorders have significant health and personal impacts on those living with the illness, as well as family and friends…

Role of an Executor

When someone dies, an executor is the person appointed by the will to administer the estate. The executor steps into…

Elder Abuse

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s Report Elder Abuse – A National Response was tabled on June 14, 2017, concluding a…