News & Insights

News & Insights

2022
06
Jun

Body Corporate Parking Issues

By: Mahoneys

Recently Mahoneys Partner Todd Garsden joined Will Marquand (Tower Body Corporate) and Nikki Jovicic (LookUpStrata) to discuss body corporate parking problems.…

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16
May

Article: Bodies Corporate Beware – QBCC delays impacting building defect claims

By: Francesca Barnes

With the ever expanding backlog of complaints being issued to the QBCC, the statutory time limits for building defect complaints…

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06
Apr

Mahoneys Recognised In Doyle’s

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has been recognised as a leading Queensland Property & Real Estate Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian…

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05
Apr

Mahoneys welcomes 2 new lawyers

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently welcomed Simon Watson and Jem Golaw to the firm. Recruited as part of the firm’s growth strategy: Simon…

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2020
23
Nov

Mahoneys secures a victory for its clients in the Supreme Court

By: Anders Mahoney

Mahoneys acted for the successful applicants in Hilas & Anor v GGPG Developments (No 133) Pty Ltd & Anor [2020]…

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04
Nov

A duty exemption for small business restructures – at last!

By: Antony Harrison

Initially published 4 November 2020. Updated following OSR expansion issued on 21 July 2021. One of the biggest problems with…

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2018
13
Dec

The role of the Enduring Power of Attorney in relation to binding death benefit nominations

By: Cath Champion

This article explores the role of the enduring power of attorney to effectively make a binding death benefit nomination after…

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22
Nov

Medical practice structuring and home ownership

By: Antony Harrison

Structuring your medical practice to protect the family home Are you a medical practitioner? Trading as a trust may be…

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17
Apr

The power of appointment of trusts

By: Wesley Hill

A recent case involving a prominent South Australian wine-making family highlighted the importance of making sure that control of a…

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23
Mar

Development Approval – enforcement orders

By: Mahoneys

In Pike v Tighe [2018] HCA 9 (14 March 2018) the High Court held that the Development Approval condition attaches to the land…

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2017
24
Aug

Off the plan – off the boil?

By: John Mahoney

With the huge number of new unit projects coming on line in the past couple of years, and more following,…

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12
Jul

When a deposit is paid by electronic transfer, when is it legally considered ‘paid’?

By: John Mahoney

The District Court recently had to consider if a deposit payable under a house sale contract was paid on the…

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23
Mar

Buyer beware: the definition of a ‘foreign person’ goes further than we think for duty and land tax purposes

By: Antony Harrison

You may have heard that some states in Australia have introduced a duty and/or land tax surcharge for foreign persons…

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2016
12
Sep

Bankruptcy and inheritance: who gets what and what you can do about it

By: Mahoneys

The potential for bankruptcy to affect a beneficiary under a deceased estate poses significant problems for inter-generational wealth planning. When…

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19
May

Compliance deadlines loom for SMSF’s as 30 June approaches

By: Mahoneys

by Marek Reardon – Special Counsel The approach of 30 June heralds an increase in activity in business compliance activity in many…

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