The Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (NSW), which commenced on 24 April 2020, is the NSW government’s response to the National Government’s Mandatory Code. Click here to read our previous article on the Code. The Regulations are valid from 24 April 2020 until 24 October 2020 only and apply to Leases (an
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Amanda Crosbie supports directors and principals in the professional services, construction and manufacturing industries as virtual inhouse Counsel. She provides timely corporate and commercial advice and assistance in relation to agreements, transactions, risk management, enterprise growth, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution and insolvency.
Amanda is a Director of Roberts Legal and practices as a member of the Commercial, Corporate, Property, Litigation, Building & Construction and Insolvency & Restructuring teams.
Amanda graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010 with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Finance. She was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2011.
Prior to joining Roberts Legal in 2015, Amanda worked at a national law firm where she obtained extensive and valuable experience in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution.
Amanda has acted for corporate, professional and individual clients in a range of commercial matters at all Court levels and advocates strongly for her clients.
She regularly advises her clients in relation to the following:
- Preparation of Commercial Agreements,
- Corporate governance,
- Supply Agreements,
- Business Sales and Share Sale Agreements,
- Mergers and Acquisitions,
- Business Structuring,
- Contractors and Sub-contractor Agreements,
- Preparation of Franchise Agreements,
- Advice in relation to general Contract conditions and Australian Standards,
- Distribution and Agency Agreements,
- Commercial Property and general asset leasing, including retail leasing, and
- Easements and compulsory land acquisitions
Who Amanda works with
Amanda works with corporate clients, individuals, insolvency practitioners and other professionals across many specialised industries, including in the construction sector.
Amanda is committed to working with her clients to deliver clear and concise advice and obtain the best possible outcome in all matters. She comes at her matters with a commercial approach.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons), a Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Finance. Amanda is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia.
In her spare time Amanda enjoys travelling, camping, skiing and playing team sports. She also loves to cook for friends and family.
Security of Payment Guide
Our Security of Payment Guide helps Developers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers and Consultants in the building industry gain a better understanding of how the security of payment regime works and when and why to seek our professional help. The guide is written in plain English and is easy to understand.
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2019 (Cth) (“the Act”) came into effect earlier this year to combat Phoenix activity. Illegal Phoenixing arises when the assets of a company are transferred for minimal, if any, value to a related company to avoid payment of the transferor company’s debts. Commonly, the transferor company is
Updated May 2020 Under the ATO’s Director Penalty regime company Directors can be personally liable for company obligations. The Director Penalty regime applies to unpaid “PAYG” withholding amounts, Superannuation Guarantee Charge “SGC” obligations and, from 1 April 2020, GST liabilities The effect of the Director Penalty regime is that if a company of which a
Insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund is required to be obtained by a builder entering into a residential building contract of greater than $20,000 (including GST) with a home owner prior to commencing any work under that contract. Insurance policies under the Home Building Compensation Fund provide a set period of cover for loss
Insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund is required to be obtained by a builder entering into a residential building contract of greater than $20,000 with a home owner prior to commencing any work under that contract. Insurance policies under the Home Building Compensation Fund provide a set period of cover for loss caused by
If works to your home remain incomplete after the period that the contract stipulates works ought to be complete, then it is likely that the builder is in breach of the contract. Most contracts will require that a home owner give the builder a notice particularising the breach and provide that the builder has a
“The Roberts Legal team have assisted us with a myriad of matters. Having worked with both Jeremy and Amanda, we are pleased with their service and confident in their advising. Shout out to Jeremy who has made himself readily available throughout some urgent matters. He is dedicated to and passionate about his profession and is an effective and efficient communicator.”
Thank you so very much Amanda! Now our family can finally move on – such a relief!
You have been amazing – always offering clear, sound advice and keeping us in the loop every step of the way – we always felt like we were in very capable and knowledgeable hands with you which meant a lot under such stressful circumstances.
We had a debt needed recovered and after trying 2 law firms with no success, we found Roberts Legal. We had our debt paid in full after the first action they took for us. The communication was brilliant and all the staff friendly and helpful. A brilliant result from a professional Legal Firm.
“Amanda asks the right questions to get the process under way in an incredibly efficient manner and they keep you informed, every step of the way. No chasing up required, which is a rarity in professional service outfits. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them”