Congratulations Coolaroo Football Club!

Coolaroo football sponsorship

2018 marks the first year of a new relationship between Hede Byrne & Hall Lawyers and the Coolaroo Football Club with Hede Byrne & Hall becoming a corporate sponsor.

The connection with Coolaroo Football Club stems from an existing long-standing relationship with Director Jon Wiedman (pictured) who this year tackled the tough role as coach of the men’s senior team.  Continue reading “Congratulations Coolaroo Football Club!”

Testamentary Trusts

farming couple

Testamentary trusts can be very effective estate planning tools to assist in providing for spouses, children and grandchildren, and are becoming increasingly popular as more people become aware of their advantages.

A Testamentary Trust is any trust established under a will, but the term is usually used in the context of a discretionary family trust established under a will. Continue reading “Testamentary Trusts”

Extension of the unfair contracts regime to small businesses

small business

The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) to the small business sector.

Under the new laws, a Court is able to declare that a term of a standard form small business contract is void if the term is unfair.  Continue reading “Extension of the unfair contracts regime to small businesses”

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