Lachlan McKnight

Lachlan McKnight

Lachlan McKnight

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Lachlan McKnight is the CEO of LegalVision www.legalvision.com.au. His goal is to disrupt the legal services industry by providing online, cost-effective and high quality legal advice to small and medium business.

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Six things you should know about ‘unfair contract’ law

In the vast majority of cases once you enter into a contract you are locked into its terms. However, there is a way out – you may be able to claim the contract is void because it is “unfair”.

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When do verbal promises become legally binding?

An agreement does not need to be in writing to be legally binding as enforceable contracts can either be in written or verbal form.

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Six tips for avoiding unfair dismissal claims

Under the Fair Work Act, if an employee is dismissed in a “harsh, unjust or unreasonable” manner they may be awarded up to six month’s pay by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

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Three key times not to avoid a lawyer

It would be great if you could work with a lawyer every time a minor documentation issue arose, but for many businesses this is simply untenable. Here are the three key times when you shouldn’t avoid working with a lawyer.

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What to do before you sign a legal contract

A contract is a legally binding agreement made between two or more parties. As a contract is legally binding, it is critical for you to spend the time to make sure that you get it right.

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