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POSTED: 23 Mar 2018
The purpose of this article is to alert you to the Employment Law services that we provide and which we have recently expanded because of the importance in this area of the law.Whilst we have been involved in many Employment Law related drafting, issues and disputes for businesses of all sizes over the last 20+ years, given what we see as a probable increase in activity in this area we have added to our personnel so as to be equipped to assist you as and when needed be it a dispute or front end drafting.Simon Kumar who practices out of our Campbelltown office has vast practical experience in dealing with a wide range of matters for employers, including in the...
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POSTED: 20 Mar 2018
On 12 August 2014, Louisa Dow was driving home from work. Her vehicle was stationary in a slip lane for traffic turning when Mahmoud Elbarbary’s vehicle collided with the rear of her vehicle. The impact was not a major impact and Ms Dow sustained a whiplash injury.Ms Dow commenced proceedings against Mr Elbarbary in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, in negligence and claimed damages. Liability for the accident was admitted and the matter proceeded to a hearing as to damages only.Ms Dow claimed that she suffered musculoligamentous injury, anxiety about traveling in cars, and other psychological sequelae of the accident. Mr Elbarbary argued that Ms Dow recovered within, at most, six months of the accident.
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POSTED: 19 Mar 2018
On 13 February 2018, the NSW Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 (Bill) that proposes to change the way GST is paid for particular real property transactions. The Bill will not become law until it has received Royal Assent.The proposed amendments were introduced to address non-compliance by vendors who avoid payment of GST through a process known as ‘phoenixing,’ whereby the vendor would dissolve their business prior to lodgment of their next BAS statement.As part of the settlement process, purchasers will be required to remit the GST applicable to the sale directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), as opposed to the current framework whereby the vendor is responsible for remitting the GST.
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POSTED: 16 Mar 2018
The Duties Act 1997 (NSW) sets out instances where a concessional or nominal amount of duty is payable on the transfer of property.Section 54(3) of the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) is an example of such a provision and states as follows:“(3) Duty of $50 is chargeable in respect of a transfer of dutiable trust property to a person (other than to a licensed trustee company, a special trustee, a trustee of a self managed superannuation fund or a trustee of a special disability trust) as a consequence of the retirement of a trustee or the appointment of a new trustee if the Chief Commissioner is satisfied that, as the case may be:
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POSTED: 13 Mar 2018
On 19 November 2013, Janette Stewart underwent surgery at Port Macquarie Private Hospital to remove a mass found on her left kidney. During the course of the operation, ligaclips were applied to the right renal artery. Ms Stewart alleged that the renal surgeon failed to remove the ligaclips after surgery. As a result, Ms Stewart has no effective kidney function and relies on dialysis for the rest of her life.Ms Stewart commenced proceedings against the renal surgeon, in negligence and claimed damages. She made an interlocutory application pursuant to s 82 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW), that the renal surgeon pay the sum of $100,000 as an interim payment of the damages sought, to cover the cost of...
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POSTED: 12 Mar 2018
On Sunday 11th March, team Marsdens participated in the Campbelltown City Challenge Walk.Well done to all those that participated in the 6km Challenge Walk!
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POSTED: 08 Mar 2018
Being appointed the Executor of an Estate is a great responsibility not all are given. But with great responsibility, comes the prospect of money-making…or does it?
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POSTED: 06 Mar 2018
The 2018 season was launched on Friday evening at Wests League Club! It was a great night represented by many of our great clubs.
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POSTED: 06 Mar 2018
In Stolyar v Towers [2018] NSWCA 6, the New South Wales Court of Appeal recently decided on an all too common issue experienced by adjoining neighbors; parking a car on a shared piece of property.
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POSTED: 05 Mar 2018
The SOP Act is a small but contentious piece of legislation which is ever changing and producing judgments from the Courts on an almost weekly basis.
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