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COVID-19 guidance for bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

Guide to coronavirus isolation or lockdown in a body corporate This document is intended to provide body corporate managers and committees with a concise guide to managin...

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Motels and coronavirus – tips and ideas

By: Amy ODonnell

The last few days have seen an influx of questions from landlords and tenants alike as a result of the COVID19 crisis. This is a rapidly evolving crisis with regular poli...

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COVID-19: Our checklist for businesses to navigate the uncertainty

By: Rhys Williamson

The COVID-19 pandemic is an incredibly stressful time with so much uncertainty about what the future holds. When events are out of our control, it can help to focus on wh...

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Asset protection: the banks and what you need to know about structuring your financial affairs

By: Antony Harrison

At Mahoneys, our Commercial Lawyers are seeing a growing number of clients coming to us for help after being told by their bank that they can’t structure their personal...

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Commercial contracts in the menace of COVID

By: Mitchell Downes

Commerce axiomatically relies upon confidence. Confidence in this commercial context takes many forms. It is knowing that one’s creditors can pay tomorrow what one

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We’re open for business – just a little differently

By: Mahoneys

Dear clients and colleagues, For the foreseeable future, the way we live and work has changed. We wanted to let you know the steps Mahoneys has taken to protect our peop...

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Safe harbour in a (global pandemic) storm

By: Mitchell Downes

Safe harbour is a statutory process which, if correctly implemented, permits directors to avoid personal liability from insolvent trading. In essence, it is an alternativ...

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Bankruptcy: Equitable interests in the matrimonial home

By: Mitchell Downes

Practitioners in bankruptcy often encounter estates where the matrimonial home is owned by the non-bankrupt spouse. There are circumstances in which a court will declare

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The limits of committee powers

By: Todd Garsden

The committee will make the majority of the decisions for the body corporate. This is because the committee has the power to make decisions on any issue that is not a ...

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Rights over common property

By: Todd Garsden

There are a number of ways rights over the common property can be obtained. This can relate to spare car parks, storage, rooftops, airspace, extensions and even ceiling v...

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