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by Nadja Khelifi,Family Lawyer When 21-year-old Perth woman ‘Sonya’ met Danny, she thought she’d met a man she could have a long relationship with but, sadly, it was not meant to be. The couple was constantly ‘on and off,’ frequently breaking up over Danny’s possessiveness. After yet another breakup, Sonya decided to...

by Kristy Collins,Senior Associate NEW SOUTH WALES RETAIL LEASE TENANTS – OUTGOINGS…. Changes to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) in 2017 brought about potentially costly restrictions on a Landlord recovering Outgoings payable by a Tenant under a Retail Lease. In both New South Wales and Queensland jurisdictions, any tenant who is looking...

by Kristy Collins,Senior Associate Can I Prevent my Landlord from Assigning my Lease? It is generally a commercially accepted term of any Lease that the Tenant must first obtain the Landlord’s consent if the Tenant intends to assign the Lease to a third party. It is, however, extremely rare for the reverse...