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I’ve Bought a Property with a Periodic Tenancy – What does that mean?

By NB Lawyers | June 3, 2022 |

A buyer has purchased a property and on the contract, the tenant schedule has been filled out with the term of lease stated as “periodic”. This can be confusing to understand what does periodic mean, when does the tenancy end and how does it impact a buyer’s intention to use the property. What does periodic…

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A Way Forward: What can Human Resources expect with a new ALP Government (4 potential changes to get ready for)

By NB Lawyers | June 2, 2022 |

With the Australian Labour Party (ALP) winning the recent federal election a change in government will likely see a number of potential changes for Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Employment Law. Our team at NB Lawyers, lawyers for employers, have looked at some of the commentary, proposed policies and general discussion points made by the…

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What if an employee expresses their own personal opinion on mandatory vaccination, domestic violence and homosexuality which goes against the Employer’s values? (5 Key learnings)

By NB Lawyers | May 23, 2022 |

Many organisations have particular values and public positions on social issues such as domestic violence, the black lives movement, #metoo campaign, sexuality, racism and vaccinations.  You only have to take a quick glance at Facebook or other similar social media platforms to see that many people have very diverse and in some cases strong opinions…

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What if there is no Will? 3 Key Points of Intestacy Laws Explained

By NB Lawyers | May 20, 2022 |

Having a love one pass away is an emotionally traumatic and stressful event. The stress can be made worse when there is no valid will in place. Having no valid will can cause extended time delays in distributing the estate as the rules for dealing with an estate with no will have strict rules to…

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Retail & Commercial Lease Insurances – What Do You Need to Have and When?

By NB Lawyers | May 13, 2022 |

Finding a place to move your business can be a daunting process. The process may involve reviewing the draft lease documents, that contain many pages of clauses. However, one of the most important obligations is the requirement for lessees to take out insurances related to the lease. Not only do the insurances greatly protect the…

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