Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Tips for owner builders to avoid claims on their work

    The proliferation and popularity of reality renovation shows like the Block and House Rules has created a population of home renovators and owner builders, excited by the prospect of buying a run down property, strapping on the tool belt and flipping the property for a profit. Whilst improving a property can be a financial masterstroke,...


  • Electronic Conveyancing

    The property team at Atkinson Vinden is busily preparing for the full introduction of electronic conveyancing in New South Wales in February 2015. The system is known as the National Electronic Conveyancing System (NECS) and is currently operating in two Australian states and soon to spread Australia wide. Although not a new idea, the practicalities...

    Property Law

  • Navigating Redundancy: When is it a sham?

    Recently AV advised a business that was contemplating making a mid tier executive employee redundant.  The most significant risk was that the executive would file an Unfair Dismissal Claim in the Fair Work Commission on the basis that the redundancy was a sham.  The Company still required a very similar role to the employee’s position...

    Employment Law


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