Criminal Law

Appealing a Sentence

How do you appeal a criminal sentence? Those who have been dealt with a sentence they believe is unfair or overly harsh for the crime committed may have the opportunity to appeal the court decision. A defendant may wish to appeal their sentence if they have sufficient grounds with a view to reduce or replace…

Commercial Law

Lease Agreements QLD

Lease agreements – what are your rights? When you rent a property or space – whether it be residential or commercial purpose – you are required to sign a lease. A lease agreement or lease document (also known as a tenancy agreement) is a written agreement between you and the property owner. Unlike the purchase of a house, tenancy…

Commercial Law

Injunctions in QLD

What is an injunction? Having an injunction granted against someone (or a business) is not easy. It is expensive, risky and you need to prove that irreparable harm will be done to a person or a company which can’t be fixed by any amount of compensation. Put simply, an injunction is a court order that…