Certificates of Title Redundant, effective 1 Oct 2019

September 29th, 2019|0 Comments

From 1 October 2019, paper Certificates of Title (otherwise known as “Title Deeds”) will no longer have legal effect in Queensland. As it currently stands, 11% of Queensland properties have [...]

Our committment to aged care

September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

We are excited to announce our Affiliate membership with Leading Age Services Australia (LASA). For those that are not aware, our Michele Davis, Head of Succession & Elder Law practice group here [...]

Titanic Tenant Trouble: what happens if your Pty Ltd tenant ‘goes under’?

July 31st, 2019|0 Comments

The last thing a landlord wants to hear is that their tenant is experiencing financial trouble. It creates uncertainty and potentially affects the landlord’s revenue stream from that property. What [...]

Congratulations, Lauren!

April 8th, 2019|0 Comments

The Directors of Wilson Lawyers are pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Austin as an Associate. Lauren joined Wilson Lawyers as a law student in 2012 and progressed to [...]

New Legislative Amendments for Attorneys

April 4th, 2019|0 Comments

While no person expects, nor wishes, to experience a lack of capacity, the very real fact of life is that they may.  Incapacity can be long term or short term and can impact everyone quite differently. [...]

Are you a unit buyer, owner, seller or body corporate manager? New building cladding requirements might catch bodies corporate by surprise

March 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

In October 2018, the Queensland government introduced a mandatory process to identify buildings which were built with “combustible cladding” (that is, building material particularly susceptible to fire events). Building owners [...]

Superannuation planning has never been so critical

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Superannuation is a bit of a sleeping giant. It is something most Australian's have in their portfolio of interests for purposes such as receiving retirement benefits and, in some cases, death benefit and other [...]

Hidden Defects in Apartments: who is liable and how can I protect myself?

January 24th, 2019|0 Comments

As the fallout from the Opal Tower Apartment Building in Sydney continues, many apartment owners are starting to wonder what would happen if latent building defects, such as those which [...]

Artifact: ‘Casual’ employees may no longer be casual

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

We handle various types of commercial matters and disputes at Wilson Lawyers.  Although employment law is not one of our practice areas, this case regarding casual employment struck our team as [...]

Approved Forms released for new Retirement Village regime

December 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Last year saw a huge change of the Retirement Villages Act; both for operators and residents. On 30 November 2018, the Retirement Villages Regulation 2018 was notified and will commence from 1 February [...]