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Media & Technology April 3, 2018

Elements of Defamation: when is Defamation, Defamation?

If you ever wondered what defamation law is, the elements of defamation is not a recent legal invention. In fact, defamation began as early as eleventh century – back in time when Knights and Princes rode in horses with shining armour. Do you know what the old courts said back then about defamation? They said, […]

Commercial March 5, 2018

What is an intention to create legal relations? Exploring: Stellard Pty Ltd & Anor v North Queensland Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 119

An intention is particularly important when negotiating a particular contract, engaging contractors or if merely making enquires about a particular project. In today’s modern environment, with email and electronic communication so prevalent, a vast amount of evidence can mount against any business within the drilling industry, meaning businesses need to understand the intention required before […]

General December 8, 2017

How to recover debt for the Australian Drilling Industry Association

Introduction It is very rare for parties to breach agreements nowadays, NOT! The prevalence of contracting disputes is almost as common as the iPhone. Unfortunately, it is part of ‘business’ and often, businesses or contracting parties will fail to pay as required by the relevant agreement. Following the breach, the amount owed is rendered as […]