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The Devil in Design – Builders in the Firing Line

27 March 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Opal Tower - can it really be the case that innocent builders or even worse, owners end up footing the bill for this fiasco? What options are available to address this significant problem? A proactive approach needs to be taken to address these issues rather than collective ignorance and shirking responsibilities.

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Security of Payments – New Year, New Act

21 February 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Significant amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act) were passed on 21 November …

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Elder law – working with older clients

09 January 2019 | News & Events |

Every lawyer should be aware how the law is relevant to an ageing community.  As an expert in the field, Nexus Law Group's Michael Perkins will present at this College of Law course, focused on educating lawyers operating in this space.

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New family and domestic violence leave entitlement

10 December 2018 | Employment & Workplace Relations |

In August 2018, all employees to whom a Modern Award applied were given an entitlement to unpaid Family and domestic violence leave. This new amendment extends the entitlement to all employees in the Fair Work System from 12 December 2018.

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Update contracts and register assets to protect against insolvency events

04 December 2018 | Construction & Infrastructure |

It’s time to review and update your insolvent trading clauses and practices! Historically common law came to the aid of an asset owner needing to protect materials, plant and equipment delivered to a buyer which had not yet paid in full. Recent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) assist such buyers in receipt of unpaid assets even though the buyers are potentially insolvent.

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How selective communication to lawyers protects business

22 November 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Lawyers know, but clients need to appreciate, that not all communication of information by a client with a lawyer is blocked …

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Assets loaded but locked in the cloud

12 October 2018 | News & Events |

Imagine your 40-something wealthy mother died suddenly. You’re her eldest and the sole executor of her will prepared in 2003.
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Management of digital assets and accounts

03 October 2018 | Estate Planning |

So what’s needed for estate planning for digital assets? Michael Perkins explores this topic in this September 2018 Sydney Morning Herald article.

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2018 Master Builders Association Awards

12 September 2018 | Construction & Infrastructure |

Nexus was proud to be part of another fantastic MBA awards evening on Friday night. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners and to the MBA team who put together another great event, Nexus Law Group was proud to be a sponsor.

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“What’s really left for lawyers to do?” | Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice Summit

14 August 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Exploring how technology has impacted the legal workforce and the need to find new ways to upskill and manage the changing …

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Climate Change – A Construction Contractor’s Risk?

02 August 2018 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Australian Governments at all levels recognise that climate change is occurring.  The NSW Government has gone so far as to publish …

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Elder financial abuse | Panel interview featuring Michael Perkins

09 July 2018 | News & Events |

Getting older isn’t always roses and sunshine with many of our elder citizens falling victim to family members or carers eager …

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STEP conference calls for new digital assets laws

09 July 2018 | Estate Planning |

Nexus representatives Michael Perkins TEP and Jayne Humphreys TEP, joined international experts, financial experts, barristers, lawyers and accountants in Sydney last …

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