January 8, 2019

Interest Rates in 2019 – Which Way Will They Go and Why?

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it is about the future” (Nils Bohr – Nobel Laureate) Normally the market and economic commentators react favourably to interest […]
December 12, 2018

Your Body Corporate and Arrear Levies: To Sequestrate or Not To Sequestrate?

“…aye, there’s the rub” (Shakespeare) Levies are the lifeblood of a sectional title scheme, and the Body Corporate has a duty to recover arrears from defaulting […]
December 12, 2018

Suing Your Security Company: The Case of a Burgled Butchery

“Somewhat ironically, given the fact that the phrase “not a sausage” is originally derived from the Cockney rhyming slang “sausages and mash” meaning “cash”, they got […]
December 12, 2018

Property Scams – Beware (Cyber) Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing!

“Beware the wolf in sheep’s clothing” (Aesop’s Fables) Cybercrime levels are surging, and it didn’t take the scammers long to figure out that when you buy […]
December 12, 2018

Lending Money Repayable “On Demand”: Beware Prescription!

“…prescription started its deadly trudge on the day the loan at issue in these proceedings was advanced” (extract from judgment below) You will know that most […]
December 12, 2018

Drunk Driving Arrest: Damages for Sexual Assault in Cell

Here’s one more reason to never ever allow yourself or anyone else to drive when over the legal limit (for non-professional drivers, a breath alcohol content […]
December 11, 2018

Do You Need a Will?

“A man who dies without a will has lawyers for his heirs” (Anon)   It’s natural not to want to make plans for our own mortality, […]
December 11, 2018

Buying Your First House – An Action Plan

“Buy land – they’ve stopped making it” (Mark Twain) So you’ve decided to buy your first house – exciting! There’s nothing like owning and living in […]