Garnishee Notices

A Garnishee Order is a form of enforcement action that can be used for the recovery of a court-ordered judgment debt. It can be served on a third party who owes monies to the debtor, directing that the third party pay that money to the entity that issued the Garnishee Notice, rather than the debtor.

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Director Set Off Claims

CAN A DIRECTOR’S CLAIM FOR UNPAID WAGES BE SET OFF AGAINST WHAT THAT DIRECTOR OWES TO THE COMPANY?

Once a company is placed into liquidation, section 556 of the Corporations Act (2001)(Cth) (Corps Act) sets out the order for payments of debts due and owing by the company.

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Agreements – A first among equals

We recently advised a client on the importance of entering into written, enforceable agreements with its customers.

Our international client had supplied stock over a number of years to an Australian-based customer.  However, our client’s written supply agreement was entered into with a ‘group of companies’, described here in generic terms as follows (the ABC Group) and not with an actual legal entity, being either an individual or a company with an Australian Company Number (ACN). Continue reading