Class Action Victory for Green & Associates Solicitors Against Willmott Forests & CBA!

April 6, 2016 In July 2015 we posted about our involvement in the ongoing investor class action against Willmott Forests and CBA and their failed MIS scheme in the Federal Court. We represent one of several investors in the ongoing class action objecting to settlement being pushed by those entities and the way the matter […]

Teaching Defiant Dogs New Tricks – Contempt and Contraventions

February 11, 2016 Most of you probably have your own idea of what contempt is and how it would play out in Court. Perhaps Jim Carey in Liar Liar, copping a blasting for telling an inconvenient truth, or Harvey Specter in Suits getting threatened for flagrantly embarrassing a lesser skilled judge. Because of these traditional […]

When You’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Beware the Force of Jurisdictional Error

January 7, 2016 We were successful several times last year, and again on Monday, having cases dismissed summarily on the first Court date. Ordinarily, it is more difficult to have a case determined early, and nowhere near as quick as the first Court date, plus there are several procedural steps to be taken. Think of […]

Safe as Houses? Beware the Sting of Caveats

November 12, 2015 To most, caveats present a quick and effective means to secure an interest, such as a debt, against something concrete and enforceable. Due to the relatively cheap cost of lodgment, the quick and cheap ability to identify property against which they can be lodged, the effective asset-freezing security they can provide and […]

Keep Competitors from Clowning with Your Business: Passing Off & Other Tools

September 7, 2015 Perhaps as a result of the employment market or general economic conditions, we’ve seen a noticeable rise in recent times of commercial wars between small businesses, with varying circumstances. In one case, for example, a competitor with a long-standing relationship with our client set up shop across the road, using the same branding, […]