Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Protecting your financial investment in your children

    With the ever rising price of property, it is no wonder that parents are frequently providing their children with financial assistance to purchase their first home or an investment property. Unfortunately the nature of relationships is such that we cannot guarantee that things will not change in the future, such as when serious family fall-outs...

    Family Law

  • Misleading and Deceptive Conduct: Cure for Buyer’s Remorse?

    f you have paid for goods or services, or even purchased a business, that turned out to be something other than what you were expecting, you may have rights under Australian Consumer Law. If the seller has engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in order to induce you to make the purchase, then you will...


  • Contractual Interpretation

    “The minute you read something that you can’t understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.” – Will Rogers This quote is a regrettable but somewhat accurate interpretation of the approach the legal profession has historically taken to the drafting of documents. Fortunately of late there has been a...

    Commercial Law


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