Articles by McAuley Hawach Lawyers


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McAuley Hawach opens Snowy Mountains office

McAuley Hawach is pleased to announce that we have opened a Snowy Mountains office. The office is located in Jindabyne in the heart of the beautiful Snowy Mountains. The office will service clients across the…



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Limitation Periods. Can you still make a claim?

Many claims have limitation periods. A limitation period is a set time frame within which an aggrieved person must commence proceedings in a Court. These limitation periods generally commence from the date of the injury…



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What is a nervous shock claim?

Nervous shock occurs when we witness a traumatic event or accident which has a lasting negative impact on our lives. The test to determine if one is eligible for compensation as a result of nervous…





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What is a builder legally obliged to do?

In NSW, there are various obligations on builders when carrying out residential building work. The Home Building Act 1989 states that the holder of a contractor licence, or a person required to hold a contractor licence before…