Are your contracts enforceable?

In Australia, unfair contract terms are made void and unenforceable under Australian Consumer Law. These laws apply to contracts with individual consumers, as well as small business contracts. What...
Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Australian competition and consumer law provides protection against unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, making them void. Standard form contracts are not legislatively defined, but gener...
Top 3 must-read articles for retailers

Top 3 must-read articles for retailers!

We know how important your business is to you – after all, your business is our business!  To help protect your business, we’ve put together our top 3 “must-read” articles for retail business own...
Are you a company director? Know your obligations!

Are you a company director? Know your obligations!

I often meet entrepreneurs that want to start up new businesses using a company structure, where they are appointed a director.  When a business owner is advised to set up as a company structure...
Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

One thing that often confuses people is the difference between execution clauses that look like this: EXECUTED by Company Pty Ltd in accordance with s 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 VS SIGNED for an...
5 common mistakes in signature clauses

5 common mistakes in signature clauses

Signing a document incorrectly can make it completely invalid. I have reviewed more contracts than I can count – including contracts prepared by businesses themselves in order to save on costs. ...
1 2