9 Mar 2015

Power of Attorney – General vs Enduring

What is the big difference? A Power of Attorney is as important for life planning as making a Will.   Many people prepare a Will but do not give the same consideration to appointing an attorney until it is too late.   Appointing an attorney gives your attorney the legal authority to look after your financial affairs on your behalf.   You can appoint an attorney to act for you in a variety of circumstances

6 Jan 2015

Restraint of Trade

Restraint of trade clauses in employment contracts are critical to protecting legitimate business interests of an employer.  Restraint of trade clauses are enforceable to the extent that the restraint is reasonably necessary to protect the legitimate business interests of the employer, and this is assessed on a case by case basis. In assessing whether a restraint of trade clause is fair and reasonable, the Court may have regard to a number of factors including: the