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    Congratulations To Jeremy Hogg, MST Lawyers’ Newest Accredited Specialist

    17 Oct 2017

    MST Lawyers is excited to share that Jeremy Hogg of the Family Law team has successfully attained accreditation from the Law Institute Victoria (LIV) as a specialist in Family Law.

    MST Lawyers – Winners of the MYOB FCA Supplier of the Year Award

    MST Lawyers was honoured and delighted to receive this year’s Supplier of the Year Award at the MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards on 10 October 2017. The Award recognises supplier excellence in contributing to the franchising sector and helping franchising clients achieve their goals.

    Safe Harbour For Directors For Insolvent Trading

    Recent amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 have resulted in extra protection for company directors for trading while insolvent. This ‘safe harbour’ for directors from personal liability ultimately enables company restructures outside of a formal insolvency process. This article will set out the situation before this amendment, the relevant changes, the conditions of this change and the benefits it presents.

    This article deals with civil liability as opposed to the criminal liability of directors.

    The Illusion Of ‘Exclusion’ In Property Settlement Cases

    5 Oct 2017

    The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has confirmed that all property will be considered when finalising property matters between parties upon marriage breakdown. Significantly, this also includes property inherited years after separation. The ruling has established that property acquired post-separation will not be ‘excluded’ from consideration.