Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Making Partner in a Law Firm

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The economic uncertainty occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic has forced many law firms to tighten their belts. It has also made the prospect of becoming a partner at a law firm seem like a pipedream. It is mainly the case for legal professionals who want to forge an illustrious career in the shortest time possible. However, you should not be discouraged because making a partner is still achievable. This article highlights tips that may increase your chances of making partner in a law firm.

11 January 2021

Top Tips When Choosing A Conveyancer

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A conveyancer will assist you when buying and selling your property. The professional will handle various aspects of the sale and protect you from future liabilities. Below are some vital tips to help you choose a conveyancing professional.  Most people will be concerned about the conveyancer's experience. However, you should also check his or her specialisation. For instance, when selling commercial property, you should deal with a professional who works in commercial conveyancing.

22 September 2020

Have You Been Incorrectly Classified As A Casual Employee?

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Most westernised societies have very fair and clear employment laws that seek to protect both the individual worker and the employer itself. These laws have been tried and tested over many years and must be adhered to by all concerned in order to maintain a vibrant economy. Yet it may be difficult to understand these laws, and this can lead to issues on both sides, the potential for litigation and a lot of uncertainty.

14 October 2019

How to Be Certain of Your Purchase Before You Buy a Riverfront Property

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If you really like the concept of owning the ultimate room with a view, then this may have been towards the top of your priority list when out shopping for your new home. You may not have been interested in buying a terraced property that sits in the middle of a heavily built-up area but have stood your ground and have now found a property that borders a river or other publicly owned land.

4 January 2019

Key Players in Wills and Estate Planning

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Wills and estate planning is an essential activity that ensures your earthly belongings are in good hands after you die. A well-written will ensures that your family is financially stable as they can access your wealth. Besides, it prevents conflict over your inheritance. The following are the key players during wills and estate planning. Beneficiaries.  These are the people whom you want to inherit your property. You can include your family as well as a few close friends.

10 October 2018

Involved in a Car Accident? How to Interact with a Police Officer


Most people consider themselves to be careful and considerate drivers who pay close attention to what they are doing whenever they are behind the wheel. They may never have been involved in an accident of any type before, but all of a sudden, they've become involved in a mild accident. After the initial shock wears off you have to have your wits about you, especially if it's unclear who was at fault.

30 August 2018

Why Hire a Lawyer to Draft Your Will or Estate Documents?

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Thinking about your last wishes after your death is not necessarily a pleasant thing to do, but a responsible person will prepare a will or estate documents to ensure their wishes are known and protected after they are gone. While you can often draft your own will, it may be recommended that you have a lawyer prepare this information for you. Note why that is and how their professional services can benefit you.

11 July 2018

3 Considerations Before You Sue A Neighbour For A Fencing Dispute


Neighbours often have trouble for a range of reasons, and the way a common fence is set up is a common problem. But before you decide to go down the road of suing your neighbour and ruining that relationship forever, take the time to consider whether it absolutely makes sense in your particular circumstance. Before any litigation process, consider these factors when you have a fencing dispute with your neighbour.

23 May 2018

Is E-Conveyancing Right for You?

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When choosing a conveyancing specialist to handle the sale or purchase of a property, there are certain things that need to be clarified. Does the potential conveyancer have the necessary experience in the type of property in question? Are they a member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers? What is their projected timeframe for the finalisation of the property settlement? And of course, what do they charge? There are changes afoot when it comes to these last two question.

13 April 2018

What to Ask a Potential Conveyancer

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When buying or selling any property, it's good to work with a conveyancer. This person is specially trained and licensed in the industry of real estate sales, and can help make this process easier on you in a number of ways. Using a conveyancer can also mean not missing deadlines or overlooking any of your rights and responsibilities throughout the selling and purchasing process. When you're looking to hire a conveyancer, note a few questions you might ask them, to ensure you're choosing the best professional for the job.

1 March 2018