Latest Business Law Articles

Is your business affected by COVID-19?

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the strict Government regulations that have been enforced, thousands of businesses are having to close their doors or being faced with potential closure. Due to the extraordinary and fluid nature of these changes, business owners are asking what legal rights they have toward their employees. Common legal issues […]
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The importance of having your personal affairs in order during this time

‘Warnings about coronavirus are causing a surge in the number of wills being written, amended or scrapped’ reported the Australian Financial Review late last week. The worldwide pandemic has caused many of our clients to review their personal affairs, including their Wills and Powers of Attorney,  to ensure that their personal affairs are in order. […]
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Pakenham is the nation’s busiest property market

With Pakenham ideally located on the edge of the country and suburbia, 2019 saw it have the highest number of homes change hand then any other postcode in Australia. With new infrastructure including new restaurants, schools, medical facilities, train station upgrades and plans for the freeway to be upgraded, Pakenham has a lot to offer. […]
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e-Conveyancing agent referring portal

Our e-Conveyancing is at the forefront of the conveyancing game with obligation-free quoting available 24-7 on any device. Behind the Duffy & Simon Conveyancing technology sits a passionate and dedicated team of conveyancers and property lawyers Once in the e-conveyancing process clients and agents have access to all progress updates in real-time, with e-signing of […]
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Victorians are saving billions of dollars on homes, especially real estate in Pakenham.

In the past two years, Victorians buying their first home have saved more than a billion dollars in stamp duty concessions and first home buyer grants thanks to the Homes for Victorians Initiative.  At a time when ownership numbers in Victoria are at their lowest with the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2017-2018 Survey of Income […]
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Biggest Morning Tea 2019

Biggest Morning Tea 2019 On Thursday the 23rd of May, 2019 we stopped work for the annual Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser. Twenty-five members of our law firm team joined forces in cooking (ahem, buying) an array of delicious treats to share and have a cuppa with. For the staff members that couldn’t attend, they, well, […]
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Because She’s the Best

It is Mother’s Day this Sunday the 12th of May and here at Duffy & Simon, we have put together a list of a handful of our favourite places in and around Pakenham for a great day out with Mum.  Shanika’s Viale  Picture Credit: Shanika’s Viale Pakenham Boasting an international menu inspired by Italy, Shanikas […]
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The one time we recommend to put all of your eggs in the one basket.

Happy Easter! The one time we recommend to put all of your eggs in the one basket.   Duffy & Simon will be closed over the Easter long weekend, except for our online conveyancing quotes! Buying or Selling over the weekend? We offer hassle free no obligation online conveyancing quotes for the sale or purchase of your […]
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Lawyers take all to court.

The team here at Duffy & Simon brought everything they had to court, playing off for the Pakenham Netball Association Senior Mixed Section 2 final against local team COBS on Wednesday the 3rd of April at Cardinia Life. The mixed netball team was made up by players of the law firm with many having a […]
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“But we agreed!” – What can happen when a parent contravenes orders that they agreed to.

A mother and grandmother were recently jailed after a judge decided they deliberately and willfully disobeyed court orders in relation to parenting arrangements for children. The Judge imposed the jail sentence because of the seriousness of the actions of the mother and grandmother. Prior to the making of the Court order the mother alleged the […]
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