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Separated parents – Have you made arrangements for your children for this upcoming Christmas holiday period?

31 Oct 2014

It is approximately 7 weeks until Christmas. Parents of children in separated families are reminded that time is running out to come to agreement about arrangements over the Christmas period.

Client Seminar

31 Oct 2014

Come along to our client information seminar on Thursday, 13 November 2014 at 6:15pm to find out all about the new laws dealing with challenges to Wills.   To find out more about this seminar, click here.

Tenants beware of make good obligations

When acting for a tenant, it is important to ensure the tenant understands its obligations as to how the premises are to be delivered to the landlord at the end of the lease term. This is known as the “make good” obligations of the tenant and will be governed by the provisions in the lease.

High Court confirms that liquidators of a landlord company can extinguish a lease

In the recent case of Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited, the High Court upheld the decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal which held that liquidators of a landlord company can use the disclaimer power in the Corporations Act 2001 to extinguish leases granted by that company. So what does this mean for tenants and does this have any effect on mortgagees of a landlord company?