Health Professionals incorporate company and purchase business while enjoying a family holiday.

The clients were health professionals purchasing their first practice. The clients were due to depart on an overseas family holiday less than one (1) week after first instructing Roberts Legal to act. Roberts Legal had to act quickly to ensure contracts were exchanged prior to their departure. The clients had never operated a business before … Read more

Long term shopping centre owners set to enjoy retirement.

One of Roberts Legal’s longest standing clients were the owners of a multi-suite shopping complex with commercial offices, that was a retail centre under the Retail Lease Act 1994 (NSW). Roberts Legal acted on behalf of the clients over a number of years negotiating and preparing, or providing advice in relation to, all retail and … Read more

Estate Planning & COVID-19: Have your parents got you covered?

COVID-19 is already affecting Small Businesses and Employees in many industries and is also a major risk for the elderly. What will happen if you lose your parents to the Coronavirus at a time when you are facing bankruptcy or financial hardship? Your parents’ Will could protect your inheritance from creditors, banks and even Bankruptcy. … Read more

New Rules now apply for Medium Density Low Rise Developments in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

This article explains what land is now suitable for medium density developments in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie under the new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code and the benefits of the Code for developers and existing landowners. On 6 July 2018 the new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code came into effect. Significantly, under the … Read more

Do you Own or Lease Commercial or Retail Premises?

Get timely reminders of your rights and obligations under your Leases and the Retail Leases Act. What You Get We offer a complimentary service for Lessors and Lessees of commercial and retail premises providing timely reminders of: The annual review of rent, where applicable, Lessee’s rights in relation to the exercise of options to renew … Read more

Why Use a Solicitor for your Conveyancing

Solicitors Vs Conveyancers The conveyancing industry is now a highly competitive market. While the prices for performing conveyancing work used to be regulated, once that regulation was abolished, the increased presence of Conveyancers and the continued undercutting of competitors’ prices has resulted in the widespread undervaluing of an important legal service which requires a considerable … Read more

Avoiding being Gazumped

What is Gazumping? Gazumping is when you have a verbal agreement with an Agent or Seller to buy a property at an agreed price but the property is not sold to you in the end. This usually happens when the Seller has decided to sell the property to someone else, usually for a higher amount. … Read more

Preparing for an Auction

The sale of a property by auction refers to a process of marketing a property to prospective Buyers to be sold on a particular date to the person willing to pay the highest price for the property provided that that price is greater than the owner’s reserve price. Preparing for an Auction f you are … Read more