Removing bad online reviews with defamation law

If you have ever been the recipient of a defamatory online review you will understand how heartbreaking they can be. Also, if you have ever tried to approach the website owner to ask for the review to be removed you will understand how frustrating it can be. Generally, a website such as Yelp, Google or […]

What is Insolvent Trading?

Determining when a company is insolvent can be quite complex, so professional advice should always be sought. However, as a brief overview, a company is insolvent when it is unable to pay amounts it owes to creditors when they become due and payable. Directors of companies are duty-bound to prevent their company from trading if […]

Debt Recovery – Charging Clauses & Guarantees

If you are a business that offers credit to customers, it is vital that you have clauses in your credit agreement or contract that you are able to rely on in the event of a default. This could drastically improve your chances of recovering your debt. Charging Clauses One example is a charging clause. A […]

What makes a contract enforceable?

In relation to what makes a contract enforceable, We’re often presented with situations where our clients feel that they have an enforceable agreement, but are not quite certain whether their situation meets all of the legal requirements. Whether an agreement is enforceable is a very important issue that is rarely taught at school so let me […]

Do I have to go to court to settle my dispute?

Here at Axia Litigation Lawyers we get asked “do I have to go to court to settle my dispute” a lot.  Whether it’s the prevalence of US courtroom dramas where every dispute ends up in a trial or something else, I’m not sure, but it’s worth discussing. The short answer is no!  In fact by far […]

When can I get out of a contract?

One of the central points of Australian law is that individuals or companies should be able to make contracts with each other with confidence that the courts will help enforce those contracts if either party defaults or fails to perform as agreed. As a result, there is no quick “get out of jail free” card […]

I’m owed money. Is it worth pursuing?

Are you owed money?  It’s a common misconception that the cost of taking legal action to recover money is so high that it’s just not worth doing. We certainly understand that no-one wants to “throw good money after bad” and end up with a legal bill on top of the money that has been lost. […]

How can I ensure my contracts are enforceable?

How can I ensure my contracts are enforceable?  The failure by one party to a contract to meet their obligations under that contract is one of the most common causes of legal disputes. As a result, here at Axia Litigation Lawyers, we are often asked by our clients what they can do to ensure their […]

Axia Litigation Lawyers support junior soccer

Axia Litigation Lawyers has announced they will be further supporting junior soccer, with the addition of 3 new team sponsorships. The junior football club is grateful for the sponsorships, which cover the costs of the team jerseys, plus other essential expenses through the year.

I need to enforce a verbal contract. Where do I start?

We’ve previously discussed how Australian law provides for the enforcement of a contract whether it is wholly in writing, partly oral and partly in writing, or entirely a verbal contract. If you have a contract with another party who has failed to deliver goods and/or services or failed to pay for goods and/or services that […]