Maintenance of Legal Profession Standards NSW

It goes without saying that the maintenance of standards is a hallmark of the legal profession and its support of the Rule of Law. The NSW Supreme Court, in the recent decision of Green v Legal Profession Admission Board [2020] NSWSC 1655 reiterates that view in...

Do my terms of trade mean I need a Credit Licence?

Legislative requirements on whether an organisation or business is to be classed as a “credit provider” needing to have a licence under the Consumer Credit Code are complex. If an organisation or a small business operator supplies “credit”[1] in the course of the sale...

Get in quick to avoid NSW Land Tax Surcharge

If you use a discretionary trust, are a trustee of a discretionary trust or a beneficiary under a discretionary trust you are urged to check and/or seek advice as to whether the relevant trust requires amendment to avoid falling foul of the new surcharge provision.