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When will Negotiated Terms of Agreement be Binding as a Legally Enforceable Contract?

Filed under: Contracts and Agreements

Not every agreement will be enforced by a Court. To be binding the parties must have what is known as an ‘intention to create legal relations’. One...

What Damages Can You Claim for Breach of Contract?

Filed under: Contract Law, Contracts and Agreements

If you suffer loss because of a breach of contract the Court may award damages to compensate you for that loss.

Can I Recover My Legal Costs if I Win?

Filed under: Contract Law, Litigation and dispute resolution

Even if you win your dispute, you will generally not be able to recover all of your legal fees and costs from the other party.


What are the criminal liabilities for multiple pricing offences?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

Section 165 of the Australian Consumer Law sets out multiple pricing offences that are the same as the civil pecuniary penalties. Additionally, a body...

Are casual employees protected by unfair dismissal laws?

Date: 01 Jul 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises

The decision in Ponce v DJT Staff Management Services Pty Ltd t/as Daly’s Traffic[2010] FWA 2078 in some ways paved the way for casual employees...

When is an individual considered to be in contravention of the bait advertising provisions?

Date: 01 Jun 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

For a person to be found liable of contravening the s 35(1) of the Australian Consumer Law (the ACL) provisions of bait advertising, is dependent...

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Be on the lookout for unscrupulous shonks

Date: 03 Jul 2018, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

South Australia’s consumer watchdog has urged consumers to take extra care, with shonky tradies ripping off in excess of $230,000 from consumers in the...

Wisdom to remove unfair contract terms

Date: 03 Jul 2018, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from home builder Wisdom Properties Group Pty Ltd (Wisdom)...

Australians warned to beware of phone scams

Date: 29 May 2018, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

The Australian Banking Association (ABA) noted that Australians are urged to be on guard against unscrupulous, unsolicited callers, claiming to represent...


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