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Dangerfield Exley Lawyers Blog

How we helped a foreign property purchaser

20 September 2017

Understanding payable duties. Recently the DE team received the below query about additional duties for foreign property purchasers

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Directors: When insolvency knocks, protect yourself

13 September 2017

Josh is the sole director of a plumbing company that has hit hard times. Josh is understandably worried about his liability as a director should the company be deemed insolvent.

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Vexatious Proceedings: Beware troublesome litigants of the Courts and VCAT

06 September 2017

What is a vexatious litigant?

A vexatious litigant sometimes sues the same person, business and government over and over again and sometimes sue a series of different people

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Avoid court: Mediation explained

30 August 2017

Mediation is a process by which two or more people mutually agree to meet with an independent third party (a mediator) to discuss and negotiate options and potential solutions to their conflict. The mediator is often

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Help, I’m buying a business: Due diligence

23 August 2017

One of the most pivotal considerations when purchasing a business is to conduct your due diligence before you sign the contract. When *Ally considered purchasing a business earlier this year

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Help, I’m selling a business!

10 August 2017

Selling a business can be a complex and rewarding opportunity, although there are many things you need to consider. From the initial preparation to the final transaction, it’s imperative

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Help, I’m buying a business!

03 August 2017

Part 1 of 5.

Being a business owner can be an exciting commercial opportunity. It is therefore imperative that you familiarise yourself with the ins and outs of purchasing a business, from the initial

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How to attain a reputable Real Estate Agent to sell your property

27 July 2017

With so many supposed ‘experts’ out there, it’s hard to know who to trust. And when it comes to real estate agents, it’s especially difficult to know which

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Mortgagee identification obligations: What are the rules?

20 July 2017

Verification of identity (VOI) commenced in Victoria on 24 September 2014 under the Transfer of Land Amendment Act 2014 (Vic) (the Act). The Act includes new sections 

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Subpoenas: What are they and how do you respond if you have been served with one?

13 July 2017

During legal proceedings, it is not uncommon for parties to seek access to documents or to obtain further evidence that is in possession of the other side or a third

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