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Self-Managed Super Fund

The Pros and Cons of choosing a Self-Managed Super Fund

Superannuation is a large component of building long-term wealth and retirement planning. Self-managed super funds are becoming increasingly popular as the investment structure for those who prefer greater autonomy and control over how their funds are being invested and accumulated. However, whilst self-managed super funds can be effective for building wealth and minimising tax burdens,… Read More

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The Consequences of Declaring Yourself Bankrupt

Bankruptcy is a legal process which an individual can apply for if they are unable to pay their debts on time. Bankruptcy provides temporal relief to the bankrupt individual so they may address the majority of their debts and attempt to make a fresh start. Although the benefits of declaring bankruptcy seem appealing, this article… Read More

Rights of Workers in Gig Economy

Fair Work Recognises Rights of Workers in Gig Economy

The Fair Work Commission (“FWC”) has made a landmark ruling that could see more drivers and delivery workers in gig economy being given rights as employees instead of independent contractors. Deliveroo is appealing the decision, and if upheld, this could see the restructure the business model of many platform companies. The FWC ruled that a… Read More

Choosing a divorce lawyer

How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer

A divorce recognises, by law, the termination of a relationship and the end of legal responsibilities partners owe to one another. It often involves making arrangements in relation to property, children and spousal maintenance. Divorcing a partner is a major life event and can be a stressful and emotional time for you and your family…. Read More

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Getting it Right the First Time in Family Law Matters

The ancient doctrine of res judicata still resonates in Australian courts today. Res judicata is a Latin phrase that translates to “a matter decided” and refers to the preclusion of claims from being litigated when they have already been decided with finality and merit. The doctrine protects the court system from being overrun by litigants… Read More