Electronic Notice…Is it Enough?

By |2019-04-30T16:32:55+10:00April 30th, 2019|Commercial, News|

In an attempt to keep pace with advancements in technology and the use of the internet, the law is also moving forward to allow electronic consent and notice in contracts. The Supreme Court recently heard the matter of FKP v Albion Mill [2017] QSC 322 regarding electronic communication and [...]

Court’s Powers… to our Client’s Advantage

By |2019-04-17T14:07:51+10:00April 15th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Litigation, done badly, is costly and time consuming.  Sometimes clients will give up their rights because they believe litigation cannot get the outcome they are entitled to. BTLawyers’ litigation team understands that litigation is a tool get an outcome.  Like any tool, you need to know how it works [...]

First in isn’t Always Best Dressed!

By |2019-04-11T11:03:22+10:00April 11th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Accepting payments from distressed debtors can be tricky.  It is tempting when you have a delinquent debtor to push hard, force a payment and move on.  However, things aren’t always that simple, particularly if the debtor then becomes insolvent. Australian insolvency laws are designed to ensure the assets of [...]

Property Termination Notices – Risks and Pitfalls

By |2019-04-09T09:25:02+10:00March 14th, 2019|Commercial|

Have you ever been threatened with an unfair eviction notice? While most landlords understand standard notice periods and will work with the tenant to come to an amicable arrangement, sometimes landlords don’t follow the rules.  BTLawyers recently represented a client who was served with a notice to evict their [...]

To Sue or Not to Sue?

By |2019-02-19T18:09:13+10:00January 29th, 2019|Commercial|

Have a debtor that won’t respond to your emails/calls? Here are five factors to consider before jumping into litigation to recover that debt.  Do I have a good case?  Determining whether you have strong prospects of recovery is assessed on a “case by case” basis. This will depend on a number of factors, including:  [...]

BTLawyers defends right to protect anonymous blogger’s identity

By |2019-02-28T18:14:27+10:00August 27th, 2018|Commercial, Defamation, Media Release, News, Privacy|

On Friday, BTLawyers was successful in our defence of an attack on the sanctity of legal privilege and right to free speech and fair comment on public affairs in Australia. BTLawyers represented an anonymous blogger who operates a website providing robust commentary on Australian business and the conduct of publicly [...]