Commercial & property

PPSR - What is it?

“PPSR” stands for Personal Property Securities Register, which is essentially an electronic… read more ›

Don’t Make Presumptions About Resumptions

I have, over the last several years, including a recent case concerning the proposed Mackay ring roadseen… read more ›

Costs in the Planning and Environment Court

The amendments made to SPA in late 2012 concerning costs in the Planning and Environment Court have… read more ›

Costs Awarded Against Local Authority

A recent case in the Planning and Environment Court resulted in a costs order being made against a local… read more ›

Complex retirement village transactions may leave you shy and retiring

The Retirement Villages Act 1999 ensures protections to retirees seeking to move into a retirement… read more ›


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