Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • Is your property being wrongfully kept by someone else?

    Are your goods being wrongfully withheld by another person? Have you made a formal demand for their return without success? It may be that the other person has committed the tort of detinue. We occasionally see rogues unlawfully withhold goods in order to exert pressure on another party to do, or not do certain things....

    Property Law

  • Swimming Pool Compliance Leasing and Selling

    The deadline of 29 April 2016 by which you must have a Certificate of Compliance for your swimming pool before you can sell or lease your property is fast approaching. When selling your property a valid Certificate of Compliance issued under the Swimming Pools Act 1992 (‘the Act’) or an Occupation Certificate issued in respect of...


  • Client Success in NSW Court of Appeal

    I am delighted to report that a long standing client of Atkinson Vinden has had a big win in the NSW Court of Appeal, in the matter of Abu-Mahmoud v Consolidated Lawyers. On 4 February 2016, three judges of the court, including Chief Justice Batthurst, handed down their judgment in favour of our client, affirming...

    News & Updates


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