Rule 116 UCPR (QLD): Substituted Service

What happens when one party attempts to avoid service in order to frustrate proceedings?

General protections under the Australian Consumer Law

The principal piece of legislation for consumer protection in Australia is the Australian Consumer Law (the ACL), as contained in Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

Receipt of a Creditor’s Statutory Demand: what it is, what it means, how to deal with it

A Creditor’s Statutory Demand is commonly referred to as a ‘Statutory Demand’.

Have I entered into a binding contract or not? Master v Cameron

Individuals, organisations and companies enter into contracts as an absolute matter of routine every day.

I’ve just received an application to appoint provisional liquidators

An application to appoint provisional liquidators is a document that means the person or company.

Unconscionable conduct

In Australia, unconscionable bargains occur where one party unconscientiously takes advantage of another party’s disadvantage and leaves them in a position where they are unable to retain the benefit of the bargain.

Appeal a QCAT decision

Not all QCAT decisions can be appealed. Whether or not a decision can be appealed, where it can be appealed to, and the process of the appeal, differs depending on the type of decision made and the circumstances supporting the reasoning (grounds) for the appeal.

Tort of Conversion

The tort of conversion is the act of dealing with goods in a way that seriously interferes with the owner or true possessor’s right to use or control the goods.

Breach of confidence

A breach of confidence, or breach of confidential information, can arise at common law, either through contract law (e.g. interference with contractual relations) or through tort (e.g. tort of conversion).

What is a subcontractor’s charge and when is it used?

In this article we will explain what a subcontractor’s charge is, when you should pursue this option and the process for making a subcontractor’s charge.

Undue influence

Undue influence is an equitable cause of action which is enlivened in situations where a dominant party takes advantage of their influence over another disadvantaged person for the dominant party’s own benefit.

Most Common Shareholder Disputes and How to Avoid Them

Shareholders in large private corporations (or even partners in small to medium-sized companies) may not agree all the time. There may be times when their differences come in the way of their business relationships.

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