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Gerard McMahon

Director and Co-Founder, SHAPE Australia

Turtons is an integral part of our business success. We wouldn’t think of going anywhere else.

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We act for contractors, developers, consultants and other stakeholders in the construction industry. Click here to learn more.


We advise entrepreneurs and established businesses in the technology sector. Click here to learn more.

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Useful Resources

Employee Share Schemes: A Guide for Privately Owned Companies

All sorts of companies are using employee share schemes to attract, retain and motivate key staff. It's not just start-ups and large corporates. 

This guide provides a detailed overview, including:

  • pros and cons of employee share schemes
  • different models used in Australia, including option plans and phantom schemes
  • case studies
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How do you terminate a construction contract for breach of contract?

To terminate a contract for breach of contract, there is a process you will need to follow. If you get it wrong, the other party may be able make a cl...

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When can you terminate a construction contract for repudiation?

If the other party repudiates the contract, you will have the right to terminate it. This is a right that exists at common law, outside the contract. ...

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