Publications

Property


Before you buy

Lucy Dong

Ready to take the big plunge? Make sure you've checked off all the common risks, and gotten your finance ready first. We have a simple practical guide for you here.

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Before you sell

Lucy Dong

Getting ready to sell your property? Here's a simple guide to the practical things you should consider, to maximise the value of your property and minimise the potential headaches during the sale process.

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Property mistakes

Lucy Dong

The vast majority of property transactions go without a hitch. But when they go wrong, we always see the same old easily avoidable mistakes. Make sure you avoid them!

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The conveyancing process

Lucy Dong

So you've signed the big contract. Let us walk you through what happens between now and settlement.

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Buying off-the-plan

Lucy Dong

Looking to buy a property before it's been built?  These contracts are typically far more complex and restrictive than normal sales.  Make sure you understand the risks.

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Tax & Duties


Family trusts

Lucy Dong

Flexibility, flexibility and flexibility. Trusts are a smart way to manage your family's assets and investments. Minimise the overall tax payable by distributing the income and capital gains from the tax as you wish ever year. Also estate planning and asset protection benefits.

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General


Duties of Australian lawyers

Kai Fu

If you are interested in what professional duties your lawyer owes you, and some of the protections available to you as a consumer of legal services, this article is a practical crash course.

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Competition & Consumer


Know your consumer rights

Kai Fu

Don't take no for an answer. If you've bought a lemon, you're entitled under the law to get a replacement, refund or repair. If a retailer isn't honouring its obligations, several regulators and ombudsmen can help.

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