Access Law Group

At Access Law Group we assist our clients in managing their way through legal issues across a broad cross section of areas.  We pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our clients and we like to participate as part of their team – strategic partners providing pro-active legal advice. We work with our clients to identify potential risks and avoid trouble before it arises.

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Drafting liquidated damages clauses to avoid the doctrine of penalties

At Access Law Group, it is our experience that organisations often encounter difficulties when they attempt to enforce liquidated damages clauses in their contracts. A recent High Court decision has shed some light on when a liquidated damages clause may be deemed to be invalid as a penalty. The matter of Paciocco v Australia and […]

Small Business Restructure

From time to time small business owners may find they should review their business structure and that it may be pertinent to restructure their business.  A restructuring may involve Capital Gains Tax (CGT) event and also incur further taxes such as stamp duty and income tax.  However, recent amendments to the Income Tax Assessment Act […]

Protections for off the plan property purchasers: sunset clauses and the Law

For many Australians, buying a home is the largest investment they will ever make. It is estimated that for the average income earner it would take approximately 10.8 years to save for a 20% deposit and up to 15 years if you are considering buying in a major city. The purchaser is also burdened by […]