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Using generic contracts and what that means for your business

Using generic contracts and what that means for your business

Thursday March 9, 2017

In times where more and more legal documentation is available online at little to no cost, the temptation to “download the contract” is increasingly strong. However, what is being missed is that whilst those contracts may well have been prepared by lawyers, those lawyers may not know enough about the intended use of the contract, the circumstances of the contracting parties, the specifics of your business or the law in the jurisdiction in which the contract will be ultimately used.   Read More  



Etiquette when attending the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court Australia

Etiquette when attending the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court Australia

Thursday March 2, 2017

For many people, a courtroom is a strange place that they will never need to step into. For those that do, they tend to describe the experience as alien, confusing and often quite distressing. These descriptions often come about because the person attending court is not aware of the procedures and etiquette that the court follows. In this blog, our references are for the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia .   Read More  


What if something goes wrong with my beauty or cosmetic procedure

What if something goes wrong with my beauty or cosmetic procedure?

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Beauty and cosmetic procedures are a booming industry in Australia. We have been receiving more calls in recent times in relation to injuries people have suffered as a result of beauty therapy or cosmetic procedures. Some of the injuries suffered have included infections which have complicated scarring and their long term health issues, burns which required hospitalisation, and allergic reactions.   Read More  



Medical tourism - question everything

Medical tourism - what could possibly go wrong?

Tuesday February 21, 2017

In recent times, reports suggest that more people are taking up the option to have medical treatment done overseas for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is out of necessity; for example a certain surgical procedure is only done in another country or access to specialist drug trials not being under taken in Australia. Sometimes it is to circumvent the law in their country; for example, where abortion is illegal or stem cell use is illegal or limited. Price is often also taken into consideration as some procedures have significantly lower costs.   Read More