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Dangerfield Exley Lawyers Blog

Alert: Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme Explained

11 September 2018

The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, which applies to eligible data breaches that occur on or after 22 February 2018, is an amendment to the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act). It incorporates a mandatory data breach 

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Help! My apartment is leaking! Who’s liable?

22 August 2018

Water has an uncanny ability to find its way into all sorts of strange places. In a residential apartment block, water damage may arise either from one lot to another or from the common

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Get this caveat off my title!

08 August 2018

Lodging a caveat can be a strategic way of forcing one’s hand to address an issue involving another person’s interest in a property they do not legally own. It can alternatively be a protective measure to give notice

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Property surveys: Six things you must know

03 August 2018

A detailed property survey is essential to find out important details about a house and the surrounding land that it sits on. A property survey clearly shows the boundaries of the property, the lot size and property description.

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Help! I need to set aside a default judgment

16 July 2018

SETTING ASIDE A DEFAULT JUDGMENT: PART 2 of 2

If it has been established that judgment has been entered against the Defendant and that person now wishes to have it set aside, you will need to explain to the Court a valid

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Help! The Sheriff wants to take my property

02 July 2018

SETTING ASIDE A DEFAULT JUDGMENT: PART 1 of 2

Recently the DE team was contacted by a client with the following urgent query, “Help! I’ve just had a Sheriff come and knock on my door wanting to seize my furniture and other household items  

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Trouble with your builder? Introducing DBDRV

20 June 2018

Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria (DBDRV) is an independent government agency that helps resolve domestic (residential) building disputes.

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Ready for the new GST legislation?

06 June 2018

The new regime requiring purchasers to withhold GST for supplies of new residential property has been passed by Federal Parliament and will come into effect on 1 July 2018.

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Commercial tenants: Are you paying unnecessary costs?

21 May 2018

Until recently, industrial tenants have entered into leases that are not governed by the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Act). Industrial tenants would occupy

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Are you prepared for FY2018?

18 May 2018

16 things you need to review for FY2018

The end of the financial year is a great time to review your positioning and ensure your finances, business obligations, legalities and property matters are sorted.

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