Being The Nice Guy Does Not Always Pay

Being the Nice Guy Does Not Always Pay

  • December 5, 2018

Not getting paid on time? Being taken advantage of? Whether it be a lease, a contract or any other kind of legal relationship, being the nice guy and helping the other party out does not always pay. You need to…

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Liquidated Damages And The Prevention Principle

Liquidated Damages and the Prevention Principle

  • October 22, 2018

A party who prevents another party from performing its obligations under a contract cannot make a claim in respect of that non-performance. This is commonly known as the "Prevention Principle". Most commonly, the Prevention Principle is raised as a a…

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Security Of Payment Act – Success Story

Security of Payment Act – Success story

  • October 8, 2018

We previously wrote an article (located here) earlier this year about challenging adjudication determinations and the grounds on which a stay may be granted. We recently acted on behalf of a developer who was on the end of an unsatisfactory…

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2018 State Revenue Update

2018 State Revenue Update

  • August 21, 2018

On Tuesday 31 July 2018 the Keystone Property Division attended the 2018 State Revenue Update which provided an update on areas involving Land Tax, Surcharge Duty, and First Home Benefits. It is important when Selling or Purchasing property in NSW,…

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Glossary Of Common Conveyancing Terms

Glossary of Common Conveyancing Terms

  • August 9, 2018

Whilst Conveyancers and Solicitors use legal terminology every day, we need to remind ourselves that what we are explaining in our familiar terminology, may not be understood by our clients. The Keystone Lawyers Property Division have put together some conveyancing…

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