Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Discovering Fraud in the Workplace

    Fraud is on the rise.  Unfortunately fraud occasionally occurs in the workplace by a trusted member of staff.  Fraud includes stealing company money, stealing company property or creating false records with the intention to deceive for the fraudster’s benefit. Fraud is serious misconduct as defined under the Fair Work Regulations 2009 (Cth).  Your employment contract...

    Employment Law

  • Doing the Deed Correctly

    Atkinson Vinden recently ran a matter in the Supreme Court of NSW attempting to amend the vesting date of a Trust to protect the Beneficiaries from crippling taxation liabilities. We were able to get the orders we sought, enabling our clients to extend the vesting date significantly, thereby saving our clients potentially hundreds of thousands...

    Wills & Probate

  • Selling/Leasing a Property with a Swimming Pool

    As many of you may be aware the deadline by which you must have a compliance certificate for your swimming pool before you can sell or lease your property has been delayed to 29 April 2016. This has come about due, in part, to the difficulties in having a sufficient number of inspectors available to...

    Property Law


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