Body Corporate meetings and voting have received a modern transformation through the Body Corporate and Community Management (Standard Module) Regulation 2020 (Qld), with the introduction of the use of electronic technology. Now that it has been introduced, body corporate committees and their members should be aware of how and when it can be used and…

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Whilst NB Employment Law principally acts for employers, we have on occasion accepted matters from employees for charitable reasons. In this regard, we have recently prosecuted an application for unfair dismissal on behalf of an employee[1] (the Application) which may provide useful guidance for employers working under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services…

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NB Employment Law has recently successfully defended an unfair dismissal application[1] (the Application) on two (2) separate jurisdictional grounds. We successfully argued the application had been commenced outside of the statutory time limit, and established the worker was an independent contractor as opposed to an employee. A unique feature of their relationship was the lack…

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Once a contract has been entered into and the buyer has satisfied all the key conditions of the contract, then the buyer’s solicitor will order settlement searches on the property. There are some searches the buyer cannot escape ordering, but there are a wide range of purchases that, depending on the law firm, are at…

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