With the current mining downturn in the local economy many small business owners are feeling the pressure and close over weekends or reduce the hours of trade to lower expenses and increase profit margin. However, it is not uncommon that retail Lessees in large shopping centres are forced to open their doors due to an obligation under their lease that if the shopping centre or complex is trading they must be as well. From 12 November 2016 the unfair contract legislation will be extended to small businesses that have entered into standard form contracts.
Whenever you need legal representation, personal or business advice throughout Queensland, the legal team at Macrossan & Amiet Solicitors have a wealth of experience and specific legal knowledge to guide you through a wide range of personal or business related issues with reliable and timely advice. We are a full service Law Firm and can provide support, when you need it most, for all legal matters including Personal Injury, Compensation Claims, Wills, Family Law, Estate Administration, Estate Disputes, Buying and Selling Property (vacant land, houses, units, farms, businesses, commercial). Macrossan & Amiet Solicitors are now a Registered Agent with Hunt Migration to assist you and your family with Immigration and Australian Visas.
Macrossan & Amiet Solicitors is a quality assured legal practice, certified as meeting the requirements under AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 – Provision of Legal Services for all of its offices.
The Firm has been quality assured for many years, in line with our ideal of top-level legal services.
We are dedicated to renewing our quality assurance certification every three years. In this way we maintain our reputation as an outstanding legal services provider.
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Available by appointment in Townsville, Rockhampton & Brisbane.
Macrossan & Amiet is a full service Law Firm and can provide support, when you need it most, for all legal matters including Personal Injury, Compensation Claims, Wills, Family Law, Estate Administration, Estate Disputes, Buying and Selling Property (vacant land, houses, units, farms, businesses, commercial). We are now a Registered Agent with Hunt Migration to assist you and your family with Immigration and Australian Visas.
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Community Accommodation & Support Agency Inc (‘CASA’) has been serving the local community since 1983. CASA offers a variety of services and programs to the local community including Community Housing Program, Crisis Housing Program, No Interest Loans Scheme, HomeStay Service, Community Care Program and Emergency Relief.
On 5 October 2016, the High Court handed down its decision in relation to whether or not a deaf person could serve on a jury panel. The question which the High Court was required to answer was whether the Deputy Registrar of the Ipswich District Court, unlawfully discriminated against the appellant, Gaye Lyons by excluding her from a jury panel because she, a profoundly deaf person, required the services of an Australian Sign Language interpreter.
The Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’) provides for certain statutory guarantees in respect to the supply of goods to consumers which extends not only to the immediate supplier, but also the manufacturer of the goods.