Price v Spoor [2021] HCA 20 – CONTRACTING OUT OF STATUTORY LIMITATION PERIODS
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Price v Spoor [2021] HCA 20 – CONTRACTING OUT OF STATUTORY LIMITATION PERIODS

The High Court has confirmed that in some circumstances parties may contract out of statutory limitation periods, which in this instance was the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 (Qld). This matter related to a mortgage, with the mortgagee filing proceedings in 2017, for unpaid amounts around 4 million that were due many years before on...

Gold Coast North Chamber of Commerce – President
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Gold Coast North Chamber of Commerce – President

We are pleased to announce that the managing director of Affinity Lawyers, Angus Gordon, has taken up the position of President of the Gold Coast North Chamber of Commerce https://gcncc.org.au/. Mr Gordon states that “in one of the most uncertain times for the Gold Coast local community, it was a pleasure to be able to...

WORKPLACE LOOPHOLE – CASUAL WORKERS
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WORKPLACE LOOPHOLE – CASUAL WORKERS

A workplace loophole has been identified, and casual workers throughout Australia are likely to be in a much better position moving forward, after a landmark decision was handed down by the Federal Court earlier this year.  A subsequent decision handed down by the full bench of the Federal Court has since confirmed that that the...