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Farm Purchases Have Extra Layer of Complexity

Posted 07-10-2020
Category Real Estate

Purchasing a farming property is much more complex than most property transactions. The RMB Lawyers Rural Conveyancing division outlines the important issues that need to be considered.

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How Australian Courts Interpret Contract Law

Posted 06-10-2020

The legal interpretation of contacts can be a minefield for the unwary. HAYLEY KELLOWAY of RMB Lawyers explains the approach that Australian Courts take in interpreting contracts when disputes arise.

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Beware Legal Implications of Social Media

Posted 06-10-2020

Posting on social media during or after a family law court case can be fraught with problems, as the RMB Lawyers Family and Relationships Law division explains.

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Eight Key Issues with Hospitality Business Sales

Posted 30-09-2020

When selling any hospitality business, be it a café, restaurant, bar or venue, it's important to document the sale correctly using a well drafted Business Sale Agreement. RMB Lawyers Commercial Lawyer PAUL BARTHOLOMEW list eight common issues.

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Three Options for Setting Up Business Ventures

Posted 30-09-2020

When two or more people or companies want to come together to create a new business venture, the question of how to structure it is important. RMB Commercial Lawyer PAUL BARTHOLOMEW explains some options:

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Responsibility to Act Quickly on Data Breaches

Posted 28-09-2020

Data breaches are security violations in which sensitive, protected or confidential data such as credit card and bank details, personal health records and intellectual property is copied, transmitted or stolen by unauthorised persons. The RMB Lawyers Business & Commercial Transactions division explains the process for companies or individuals that experience a data breach.

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Business Disputes Easily Avoided with Agreements

Posted 24-09-2020

A business partnership without a formal partnership agreement can be a recipe for disaster. As RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE explains, prevention is better than cure.

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Care Needed with Compo and Unfair Dismissal Actions

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Compensation

A workplace injury can lead to not only a workers compensation claim, but often claims of unfair dismissal or discrimination. The RMB Compensation division explains why care is required in these cases.

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Presumption of Innocence Golden Thread in our law

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Criminal Law

RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE outlines the importance of the presumption of innocence in our legal system.

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Compo Claims for Injuries While Working at Home

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Compensation

Many employees are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be able to claim for injuries sustained whilst working from home or another remote location under the NSW workers compensation scheme. The RMB Compensation division explains.

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The Qualities that make a Good Family Lawyer

Posted 21-09-2020

There is a world of difference between a good family lawyer and a bad one. RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE explains the qualities he sees in a good family lawyer.

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Dont Suffer in Silence from a Bad Hip Replacement

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Compensation

A hip replacement device used up until 2012 caused problems for many people. The RMB Compensation division explains.

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Go Fish! Rules of Production Under Subpoena

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Compensation

A subpoena is a written court order issued on the request of a party involved in court proceedings, to another party as a way of obtaining evidence for use in those proceedings. The RMB Compensation division explains they play a crucial role in litigation and allow parties to obtain evidence to support their case.

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$175m Compensates Coal Miner for Major Injuries

Posted 21-09-2020
Category Compensation

RMB Compensation division head CHRIS SHEPPARD explains a case of a coal miner who received $1.75 million in compensation after he was injured due to negligence:

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Frontline Workers can Claim Compo if Hit by Coronavirus

Posted 05-08-2020
Category Compensation

Workers in many occupations where they are likely to exposed to the Coronavirus can claim workers compensation benefits rather than take sick leave if they become ill with COVID-19. The RMB Compensation division explains.

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Horseracing jockey fails in bid for Compensation

Posted 28-07-2020
Category Compensation

The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a racehorse jockey suing another jockey for his fall.

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How a Recording can be Classified as a Valid Will

Posted 23-07-2020

A voice recording on an iPhone can be classed as a Will under certain circumstances, our Wills & Estates Division explains.

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Navigating the Early Stages of Your Separation

Posted 23-07-2020

At the early stages of your separation, knowing what resources are available to assist you can alleviate significant financial stress. RMB Family & Relationships Law division reports.

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Supreme Court Victory for Injured Workers

Posted 23-07-2020
Category Compensation

Injured workers have had a victory over insurers in the NSW Supreme Court. RMB Compensation division reports.

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RMB Works for Farmers in Regional New South Wales

Posted 13-07-2020
Category News

RMB works for Farmers in Regional New South Wales in protecting their interests with respect to negotiating positive outcomes with TransGrid Power.

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RMB continues to pay childcare for Women Lawyers

Posted 13-07-2020
Category News

For almost 10 years RMB has paid a significant percentage of the childcare fees for Women Lawyers who wish to get back to their career at our firm after having children.

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Chief Information Officer

Posted 13-07-2020
Category News

RMB Lawyers has appointed its first external Chief Information Officer in order to help it drive its innovative technology plan.

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Law firm success in Regional Australia

Posted 13-07-2020
Category News

Hundreds of lawyers in Regional Australia will come to retirement over the next 10 years and many don’t have a succession plan.

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Beware of Mobility Scooters in Shopping Centres

Posted 13-07-2020
Category Compensation

Beware of mobility scooters in shopping malls, warns RMB Compensation lawyer MELISSA PACHECO...

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Personal Injury Claims a Complex Area of the Law

Posted 13-07-2020
Category Compensation

Procedures for assessing damages in personal injury claims in NSW have become increasing complex.  RMB Compensation Lawyer FRAN SMITH explains...

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