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Closing facilities in a body corporate

By: Todd Garsden

It has been well publicised that bodies corporate must close their swimming pools. However, how that is to take place has been a practical issue begging more questions th...

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Non-contact estate planning during COVID-19

By: Cath Champion

In these uncertain times, more and more people are starting to think about drawing up a Will. But what does that look like when you add a lockdown and social distancing i...

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How to manage work orders during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden

This guidance for bodies corporate and body corporate managers is to provide a way to manage risks in carrying out work orders onsite and comprises: a template register f...

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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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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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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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What health care practices should consider when engaging practitioners

By: Rhys Williamson

There are a number of ways health care practices can structure their business and engage health care practitioners to work at their practice. Whatever option you decide w...

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New risks for body corporate managers who carry out secretary duties

By: Todd Garsden

A recent adjudicator’s order has wide-ranging implications for body corporate managers who have been engaged to take on some or all of the functions of the body cor...

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