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News

Appointment of New Principals

28 Jul 2022

MST Lawyers is delighted to announce the promotion and appointment of two new principals to the firm as of 1 August, 2022.

Land Tax Reforms in Queensland – Land Tax will now be assessed on Interstate Properties

The Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 (Qld) (the Bill) was introduced following the announcement of land tax reforms in the 2021-22 Budget Update. The Bill was passed on 24 June 2022, with the changes commencing on 1 January 2023 and applying to Queensland land tax assessments in the 2023-24 financial year.

MST Lawyers partners with leading trade mark software provider WebTMS

MST Lawyers is pleased to announce that it has recently partnered with WebTMS, a global provider of cutting edge trade mark portfolio docketing and management software.

WebTMS has recently been nominated by the World Trademark Review as one of the best trade mark management systems in the world, and we are excited to be working with them to provide you with even better service at the same competitive rates.

As the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme ends, what options remain available to commercial tenants?

 In 2020, the Victorian government introduced emergency relief measures to address the financial impact of COVID-19 on commercial, retail and office tenancies.  Initially intended as a short-term scheme running from 29 March 2020 to 28 March 2021, the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme (the Scheme) introduced rent relief and protections for commercial and retail tenants.  The Scheme was varied and extended several times and eventually expired on 15 March 2022.