Publications & News
Don’t be scared of a subpoena
A subpoena can be a daunting document. Expressed as an order of a Court, a subpoena requires the person served to either attend Court to give evidence, produce documents to a Court or both. Most commonly, recipients of subpoenas automatically comply with the subpoena because they assume they must do so. However, there are a number of bases upon which a subpoena can be challenged. Things to consider when served with a subpoena include: Subpoenas...
By Phoebe Langridge
26 July 2017
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TLFC shortlisted for prestigious industry award
Tisher Liner FC Law is thrilled to announce that their Property Law Team has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Property Team of the Year category at the nationally-recognised 2017 Australian Law Awards. Now in its 17th consecutive year, the Australian Law Awards recognises the industry’s leading legal professionals and law firms – in a process that is fair, transparent, measurable, accurate and unbiased. The TLFC Property Team consistently delivers excellent results for its...
24 July 2017
Important Contractual Clauses: Things You Must Consider Carefully
The following are some items to consider when you review a contract: Term: Outlines the duration of the contract. It’s important because it tells you for how long you must meet your obligations, and for how long the other party must meet theirs. Keep an eye out for ‘evergreen’ clauses, which create a ‘rolling term’ or automatic renewal. An ‘evergreen’ term is constantly renewed, meaning your obligations remain until the contract is terminated in writing....
By Joanna Thorne
19 July 2017
Restrictive covenants can often prevent a development from proceeding. So, whilst that old house on a huge block may seem like an appealing venture, as purchasers and developers, you need to ensure you understand how restrictive covenants can impact your property. Sometimes it may not be the covenant itself that is the thorn, but instead a property owner whose land may benefit from the covenant that affects the property you intend to or have just...
By Natalie Chani
11 July 2017