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Liquidators’ Examinations: Have You Received a section 596A or section 596B Summons?

Posted By Simone Rees,
13/05/2021 13:00 PM
The following article was published by Lexology on 13 May 2021: An overview Sections 596A and 596B of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Corporations Act) provide the Court with the power...

The Best Lawyers in Australia - 14th Edition

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
15/04/2021 10:00 AM
Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers is delighted to announce that both of our principals (Luke Buchanan and Simone Rees) have been recognised once again in The Best Lawyers in Australia: Luke...


Posted By Luke Buchanan,
08/04/2021 11:00 AM
The following article was published by Lexology on 7 April 2021: What is legal professional privilege and why does it exist? Legal professional privilege protects the disclosure of confidential...

Changes to the Legislation Concerning Unfair Contract Terms: What Insurers Need to Know

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
12/03/2021 08:00 AM
The following article was published by Lexology on 11 March 2021: Amendments to the provisions concerning unfair contract terms contained in two pieces of Commonwealth legislation will take...

When is the Express Right to Terminate a Contract Constrained by Implied Duties of Reasonableness and Good Faith?

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
25/02/2021 08:00 AM
The following article was published by Lexology on 24 February 2021: Contracting parties are free to include in their agreement an express provision requiring them to act reasonably and in good faith....

Presentation to Jirsch Sutherland

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
30/11/2020 11:00 AM
Thanks very much to the team at Jirsch Sutherland Insolvency Solutions for welcoming Luke Buchanan to their offices to deliver a presentation recently.  We certainly covered a lot of ground...

Frustrated or Only Frustrating? Whether a commercial lessee can argue that their lease has been frustrated due to Covid-19

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
26/09/2020 13:00 PM
The following article was published by Lexology on 24 September 2020: In a recent article, I looked at the circumstances in which a party will be entitled to terminate a commercial lease, either...

Timing is Everything: An Important Consideration re Statutory Demands and the Covid-19 Economic Response Package

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
25/08/2020 11:54 AM
The following article was published by Lexology on 25 August 2020: The service of a statutory demand under section 459E of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) has long been a method available to a...

Presentation to KPMG Law

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
22/08/2020 10:10 AM
Luke Buchanan enjoyed presenting a CLE/CPD session to KPMG Law recently, on termination of contracts and damages for breach of contract.  Thanks very much to the KPMG Law team for welcoming Luke...

No offence intended – the failure to report white-collar crime and section 316 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)

Posted By Simone Rees,
21/08/2020 12:00 PM
The following article was published by Lexology on 21 August 2020: It is often the case that a corporation which discovers white-collar crime is also the victim.  This may occur because an...