• Easements – What Are They?

    Many people have heard of an easement, but what is it? In general terms, it is a right to use property belonging to someone else. Ordinarily, we think of property rights as sacred - why should anyone else be able to use my property? However, an...
  • Torquay and Waurn Ponds - Now Open

    Continuing recent growth Coulter Roache Lawyers has opened new offices in Torquay and Waurn Ponds. Surf Coast locals can now access a range of legal services in Torquay at the new purpose built office. "Expanding our presence in Torquay has...
  • Protecting Your Brand; Protecting Your Business

      Businesses commonly use brands to distinguish their goods and services from the goods and services of their competitors. Brands are generally used to represent the origin and quality of the products offered by the business. They are also a...
  • Understanding Unfair Dismissal Claims

      Unfair dismissal matters can be complex and frustrating for both employers and employees alike.  Since the commencement of the Fair Work Act in 2009, employers have had expanded responsibilities to ensure they correctly terminate...

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  • Torquay and Waurn Ponds - Now Open

    Continuing recent growth Coulter Roache Lawyers has opened new offices in Torquay and Waurn Ponds. Surf Coast locals can now access a range of legal services in Torquay at the new purpose built office. "Expanding our presence in Torquay has always been a long term ambition and with the increase of commercial activity and diversity of local businesses we can now justify offering legal...
  • Update to Domestic Building Warranty Insurance in Victoria

    Domestic building insurance is required to be taken out by a builder when the cost of building work is more than $16,000 (including labour and material costs).  This insurance coverage is for the benefit of consumers, and (historically) could be called upon by consumers in one of the following circumstances: where the builder is dead where the builder has disappeared; or if the...
  • Identity Requirements for Real Estate Transactions

    The Land Titles Office in Victoria will shortly introduce new requirements for Verification of Identity (VOI), which will require all parties entering into real estate transactions to provide proof of their identity.  These new VOI requirements are part of the transition to a national electronic conveyancing system. To prepare for the new VOI requirements, Coulter Roache are now...

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