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How can you get out of a commercial lease?

Given the current economic and business environment with Covid-19 and the possibility of a recession or worse, it is important to know what are the options open to tenants/lessees to get out of or end…


Issues with neighbours

Can I stop my neighbour’s noise? Noise is probably the most common source of contention between neighbours. If you are being disturbed, usually the best thing to do is to ask your neighbour to reduce…


What areas do we practice?

McAuley Hawach Lawyers provides legal advice and practices primarily in the following legal areas: Commercial Law Litigation and Dispute Resolution Family Law Debt Recovery Crime Wills and Estates Insolvency Negligence Traffic Law Conveyancing Our lawyers…


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NSW Supreme Court – Changes to operations

The NSW Supreme Court has announced further changes to its operations. From 24 March 2020 there will be no personal appearances in any matters save in exceptional circumstances with the leave of the Chief Justice…



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Public Health (COVID-19 Quarantine) Order 2020

On 16 March 2020 the NSW Government gazetted the Public Health (COVID-19 Quarantine) Order 2020, which provides for the mandatory self-isolaiton of any person arriving in NSW who has been overseas at any time in…



COVID-19

McAuley Hawach Lawyers remains open despite COVID-19. We continue to monitor the advice of government authorities. Ensuring the health of our clients and staff is paramount. A useful website is www.health.nsw.gov.au. The Law Society of…


Government Bans Mass Gatherings

On 18 March 2020 the NSW Government gazetted the Public Health (COVID-19 Mass Gatherings) Order 2020. The Order prohibits attending or organising a “mass gathering” on premises in NSW, or allowing a “mass gathering” to…