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Addbacks in Family Law Property Settlement Proceedings

In a recent decision handed down by the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia on 6 September 2018, the issue of “addbacks” was addressed.  Addbacks are amounts of money spent by one or both parties after separation which the other party argues should not have been spent and should...

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International Women's Day 2019

Clelands Lawyers Adelaide solicitors Shelley O’Connell, Victoria Treloar and Shannon McMenamin attended the Adelaide International Women’s Day Breakfast supporting the UN Women National Committee Australia.

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TLF Chats: Demystifying Legal Tech

Clelands Lawyer Shannon McMenamin attended The Legal Forecast Adelaide’s first event of the year, TLF Chats: Demystifying Legal Tech.

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2019 Footy Tipping Competition

It is once again time for the Clelands Lawyers Adelaide AFL Footy Competition to open.  In the past it has been a closely contested competition with the top 10 tippers only separated by a few points. 

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Subcontracting Seminar February 2019

Tom Walker, Clelands Lawyers Adelaide Principal, gave the third and final seminar to members of the Specialist Contractors SA Inc on Subcontract Tendering.  The seminar series was very informative for participants and well received.

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Subcontracting Tendering Seminar January 2019

Clelands Lawyers Adelaide Principal, Tom Walker gave a seminar paper on ‘Subcontract Tendering’ to Members of the Specialist Contractors.  The Specialist Contractors are a group consisting of the National Electrical and Communications Association, the Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors’ Association, the Master Plumbers Association of South Australia, the National Fire...

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Tax Debts in Family Law

The recent case of Snipper & James and Anor [2018] FamCA 7 (12 January 2018) offers an example of how the Court may treat the taxation liabilities of one or both parties to a matrimonial property settlement, and shows it is never to be assumed that the party incurring the...

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A Rare Costs Order in an Unfair Dismissal Claim

In a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission of Charles Parletta Real Estate Pty Ltd v Ms Maria D’Ortenzio and Ors, the Fair Work Commission took the rare step of ordering indemnity costs against a manager accused of various breaches of her employment contract.  Commissioner Platt found that the...

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Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) and Death!

If you are a trustee or member of a SMSF special consideration should be given to the payment of the member’s benefits or entitlement held in the fund on his/her death. 

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Welcome Phil Foreman

Clelands Lawyers Adelaide are proud to announce that Philip Foreman will be joining the team as a Principal from Monday 7 January 2019.  Phil has been running a successful sole practice in Stirling for many years.  He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in Commercial law, including...

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Recent Matrimonial Property Settlement Decision

In a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia on 31 August 2018, Franklin & Ennis (No 2) [2018] FCCA 235, the case involved an interesting set of facts worthy of record.  The parties had been in a de facto relationship for eighteen years.  The “wife” had three...

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E-Conveyancing - An Update

Electronic conveyancing has been available for use in South Australia for just over 2 years. Since it was introduced there have been significant developments in the documents that can be processed and lodged on the electronic conveyancing platform, PEXA. Details of some of the updates and improvements are as follows:

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