Notable Changes To Employee Entitlements From 1 July 2021

  Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister and Senior Associate Sewar Mitanis Effective 1 July 2021, and the start of the 2021-2022 financial year, employers need to be aware of significant changes to employees’ entitlements which will have an immediate effect on businesses across Australia.   Increases To The Modern Award Wage Rates And The National … Continued

A COVID-19 lockdown message for our valued clients

Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister   After months of our new “business as usual” in Queensland, we find ourselves in a snap lockdown this week and we wanted to reach out through our blog to let you know we hope you are doing okay and to reassure you that our team at MBA Lawyers … Continued

Project Contract Mini-series (Pt 3): New Rights When Adjudicated Amounts Are Not Paid – Charge Over Property

  Written by Peter Waller – Special Counsel – QLS Accredited Specialist – Commercial Litigation Improving the progress payments process is the aim of several changes to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 late last year. Contractors and owners/principals each have new rights and obligations to encourage payments.  As part of these … Continued

Project Contract Mini-series (Pt 2): New Rights When Adjudicated Amounts Are Not Paid – Withholding Payment

  Written by Peter Waller – Special Counsel – QLS Accredited Specialist – Commercial Litigation Improving the progress payments process is the aim of several changes to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 late last year. Contractors and owners/principals each have new rights and obligations to encourage payments.  As part of these … Continued