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 [...]

BTLawyers / ASIEQ Event – 4 April 2019

By |2019-04-10T09:33:52+10:00March 6th, 2019|News|

BTLawyers is pleased to present the next ASIEQ Workshop Safety Culture & Notifiable Incidents We all know the importance of having a strong safety culture in the workplace, but what does it really mean and how can employers create it? This workshop will focus on safety culture trends, reducing injuries, [...]

House Trap – Beware of Agent Promises

By |2019-04-09T09:25:02+10:00February 27th, 2019|Conveyancing|

In the recent decision of Coast Corp Pacific Pty Ltd v Stockland Development Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 305 Justice Jackson dismissed a collateral contract due to an entire agreement clause.  The Plaintiff signed a contract with Stockland to purchase a town house in Pacific Pines on the Gold Coast.  [...]

The gift of moving on

By |2019-02-19T18:09:13+10:00February 14th, 2019|Family Law|

Whilst not the most romantic topic to discuss or think about around Valentine’s Day, taking steps to finalise your property settlement might be the best gift you can give yourself this year.  Finalising these issues will give you a sense of empowerment and freedom, and let’s face it, you don’t [...]