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Construction Contracting

What is the 'date of practical completion' under AS 4000?

In NSW at least, the date of 'practical completion' under an unamended AS 4000 is the date the certificate of practical completion is issued - even if...

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Construction Contracting

How to claim an EOT under a construction contract

This article explains how to claim an EOT, and addresses some of the areas where mistakes are often made.

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Career Change

A list of legal recruiters in Sydney (2017)

Below is a list of recognised legal recruiters in Sydney, including a number of executive search firms. 

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Small law firms

5 myths about small law firms in Sydney

For most junior lawyers, it's BigLaw or it's nothing. This is a curious phenomenon, given how many experienced practitioners (having done their time) ...

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Selling a Business

What does a share sale agreement cover?

A share sale agreement sets out the terms on which shares in a company are to be sold. Although there is no standard form share sale agreements tend t...

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Risk Management

What is sham contracting, and what risks does it create?

Sham contracting is where a person is treated as an independent contractor, even though they are (in reality) an employee. It's a practice that raises...

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