November 27, 2017

Promotion Announcement – Tamara Scholl

Gavin Parsons and Associates are pleased to announce the promotion of Tamara Scholl to the position of Solicitor.  Tamara joined us in April this year as […]
October 31, 2017

Finality? Think again: When a Court will “look behind the judgment” in bankruptcy proceedings

In its recent decision in Ramsey Health Care Australia Pty Ltd v Adrian John Compton [2017] HCA 28, the High Court considered the circumstances when a Bankruptcy Court […]
October 18, 2017

Phoenix Companies – What Are They, Are They Legal and What is Being Done About Them?

What is phoenixing?  There is currently no express prohibition, proscribed under Australian law, from carrying out “phoenix activity”. Australian law also does not define “phoenix activity”.  […]
September 1, 2017

Assignment of

1 March 2017 saw changes brought by the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) come into effect, ultimately extending the powers given to insolvency practitioners to be able […]
September 1, 2017

Are your small business contract terms void?

In October 2016, we notified you that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) would be introducing changes to laws governing unfair contract terms to benefit small […]