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Dangerfield Exley Lawyers Blog

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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Make it your business to exercise good behaviour

06 July 2017

Australian Consumer Law and your Business

If you are a business owner, you will be aware that as of 1 January 2011, all Australian businesses have had the same rights and responsibilities under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The ACL applies nationally and in all States and Territories

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Is your loan protected? Priority of competing equitable interests

29 June 2017

Have you provided credit or loaned money, but been unable, or have not yet registered a mortgage over your borrower’s property as security?  In most cases, until and unless you have a registered legal interest on the

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