Procedures of a retail lease in NSW

Retail lease

If you are a business owner, it is likely that at some point, you need to enter into a lease to run your business. If your lease is considered a “retail lease” within the definition of Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW), the Act applies.

Child Support or Maintenance

Child support or maintenance

Generally, Child Support is money paid by one partner to the partner who is primarily supporting the care of the child.
It is important to note that both parents are responsible for financially supporting the child.



A divorce legally constitutes the end of a marriage, and generally requires certain things.

Director Identification Number

On 1 November 2021, the Director Identification Number regime went live. ‘Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2020 (Cth)’ requires that all company directors must obtain a Director Identification Number (“DIN”).

Spousal Maintenance

spousal maintenance

Spousal maintenance is a financial obligation payable by one spouse to support their other spouse following a breakdown of a marriage or de-facto relationship.

Zhang v Canterbury City Council (2001) 51 NSWLR 589

This is a decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, commonly used in intermediate appellate courts across Australia and in particular in the Land and Environment Court and in relation to the role of Development Control Plans (“DCP”) in development applications.

Abalos v Australian Postal Commission (1990) 171 CLR 176

Ms Abalos was a post worker who was diagnosed with the “tennis elbow” condition. She brought a claim of negligence seeking damages against her employer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Expert witness, professor Fergusen testified to “unsatisfactory work stations”. Trial Judge found in favour of Ms Abalos.