Headaches with adjustment clauses in wills

Adjustment clauses in wills can seem deceptively simple, but often give rise to claims.

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Protecting yourself from claims – when a file note saves the day

Why your insurer wants you to improve your file notes.

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How law firms can mitigate the risk of cyber attacks

Addressing the unspoken problem of cyber extortion against law firms – ways you need to prepare, now.

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Caveats in PEXA: Buyers (and solicitors) beware

Why solicitors need to take care with caveats in PEXA.

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Penumbral duty no longer ‘an area of obscurity or uncertainty’

NSWCA confirms solicitors do not owe a ‘penumbral duty’ to provide advice beyond the retainer.

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Limitation periods: Simple? Not always

Time limits – love ‘em or hate ‘em, you’ve gotta know them.

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Migration law practitioners to cast off the shackles of dual regulation

A practical guide to the new practice rules that will apply when the dual regulation of immigration law practice ends in March.

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Preliminary agreements and the risk of litigation

The importance of drafting more effective preliminary client agreements to avoid the risk of future litigation.

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Purchaser surcharge duty: risk management tips for solicitors

With Revenue NSW audits on the rise, we set out the extra precautions you should consider when acting for ‘foreign persons’ in real property transactions.

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Compliance risks: FAQs in the age of the coronavirus part 2

The Law Society’s Regulatory Compliance team answers your FAQs about legal practice in the age of the Coronavirus.

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