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The issues you need to address when entering into a building contract ...  There have been instances in the past where a building contractor has commenced work, obtained a progress payment and then left the site to complete other works due either to pressure from other jobs or cash-flow.

Landlords! Check your Tenant’s Creditworthiness

Credit checks are vital. One of our clients owns a small commercial building which she had leased to a small business. Her tenants vacated the premises before the term expired without paying the rent, and the guarantor was insolvent. Our client wanted to know if there was any way she could recover the rent and better protect herself with future tenants. Before entering into a lease it is crucial to investigate the tenant’s credit worthiness.

Better to be Safe than Sorry? Pre-nups on the Rise

Most people agree that, where possible, it is better to be safe than sorry. But what about when it comes to signing a prenuptial agreement? A prenuptial (or Contracting Out) agreement decides how relationship property will be divided in the event of a separation or divorce.  It is not the most romantic idea, requiring couples to prepare for the worst before their life together has even begun.  However it seems millennials in the U.S would prefer to be safe than sorry.