Negotiation

Negotiation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Litigating a dispute in court can be stressful for all those involved, not to mention a time consuming and costly process. Even if the case is decided in your favour, remedies ordered by the Court are often limited in scope. As such, it may be...
Insolvency 

Insolvency 

Reading Time: 2 minutes If a company is struggling with its debt obligations, insolvency might be an option the company directors should consider. Trading a company whilst it is insolvent is a breach of director’s duties and might expose directors to personal...
Property Settlements and Separation

Property Settlements and Separation

Reading Time: 2 minutes After separation, parties will usually need to arrange a division of their property. Depending on the circumstances, parties may either:   – agree how property should be divided without the involvement of the Courts;   – apply to...
Gifts and Loans in Family Law Matters

Gifts and Loans in Family Law Matters

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are contemplating loaning money to friends or family members in a relationship, you should be aware that you might not get full repayment of your loan if those friends or family members separate from their spouses or partners. When...
Business Models (Part 2)

Business Models (Part 2)

Reading Time: 3 minutes In our previous article on business models, we introduced the sole trader and partnership models. This article will discuss the rights and responsibilities you have when operating a Company or Trust. Company A company is a separate legal entity...