Starting your own business – cover your legal bases and avoid the common pitfalls

There are a lot of things a new entrepreneur needs to think about when setting up a business. Covering all the legal bases is one of them. True, it costs money to get legal advice. But cutting corners and not getting legal advice from the start can cost a great deal more later on if something goes wrong. We know this because we are usually engaged when things have turned sour to wave our magic wands and try and make the problems disappear or at least minimise the fall out. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 60% of small businesses cease operating within the first three years of starting…

Menon v Council of the Law Society of New South Wales

Menon v Council of the Law Society of New South Wales [2016] NSWSC 1322 is a decision regarding a judicial review of the Law Society’s decision to commence proceedings in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘NCAT’) against each plaintiff.

Dealing with workplace complaints and difficult employees – a seminar overview

Recently TressCox Lawyers held Seminars on ‘Dealing with workplace complaints and difficult employees’. Throughout the morning, we provided practical advice for people who manage employees, in the following 3 areas: engaging in a performance management process; managing ill or injured employees; and dealing with workplace complaints.

Health Care Complaints Commission v Singh

Health Care Complaints Commission v Singh [2016] NSWCATOD 85 is an interlocutory decision regarding an application brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission (‘HCCC’) in circumstances where the HCCC could not locate Dr Singh for the purpose of effecting service of their substantive application on him.

Dealing with Defamation – An Insurance Law Series Seminar Overview

TressCox recently presented a seminar entitled Dealing with Defamation at TressCox’s offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The seminars were held as part of the firm’s Insurance Law Seminar Series, and Rina put a particular emphasis on insurance-related topics and risk management strategies for both insurers and insureds.

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