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Live radio interview

LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW - BURIED CASH CASE

Recently, I gave an interview on live breakfast radio concerning this very much publicised case. Have a listen!!! https://youtu.be/GC1fsxambOQ    

Posted By despina-priala
6th September 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 16
Buried cash case - Gold Coast

BURIED CASH CASE!!!

Priala Legal is pleased to inform that after numerous twists and turns we have reached a favourable conclusion for our client, having successfully asserted their rights in this very much publicised case. The finding of almost half a million dollars buried in a property owned ...

Posted By despina-priala
6th September 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 22
FIRST HOME BUYERS BEWARE!!!

BEWARE FIRST HOME BUYERS!!!

In a recent decision handed down by QCAT a first home buyer has been denied the first home buyer's grant. The full decision of QCAT appears here: http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/cases/qld/QCAT/2020/231.html The essence of the case comes down to the character ...

Posted By despina-priala
10th July 2020
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 105
Off the Plan Contracts

Off the Plan Contracts - what you need to know!

In 2013, I provided a presentation to the Television Education Network concerning off the plan contracts in Qld. The presentation reviewed some recent developments in the area and case law, and visited the perennial traps practitioners need to avoid. It also looked at what financier's ...

Posted By despina-priala
1st July 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 42
Supreme Court has superior jurisdiction

Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court - settled law

Recently, we appeared in the Supreme Court for an ongoing litigation matter, but specifically we argued a jurisdictional point. The decision was handed down on 26 June 2020. The Supreme Court has now confirmed that what matters it has and does not have jurisdiction to hear. Reinforcing ...

Posted By despina-priala
30th June 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 69

Homebuilder and Off the Plan

There has been much speculation as to whether the Homebuilder Grant of $25,000 will apply to off the plan purchase contracts where construction has already commenced on site. The information was lacking and it was difficult to provide answers to our clients who have already signed ...

Posted By despina-priala
19th June 2020
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 52
Bank's unilateral power removed!

Banks do not hold all the power!

In these harsh times, clients are looking for funding from all different avenues, not just from top tier banks, but also from second tier lending institutions and private lenders. In a recent decision in the Federal Court of Australia, [https://download.asic.gov.au/media/5604855/20200528-asic-v-bendigo-and-adelaide-bank-ltd-2020-fca-716-judgment.pdf] ...

Posted By Despina Priala
12th June 2020
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 45
Priala Legal featured in Northshore Living Magazine

PRIALA LEGAL FEATURED IN NORTHSHORE LIVING MAGAZINE BY RAY WHITE

We have been featured again the Northshore Living Magazine for real property. You can view us on pages 23 and 66. https://issuu.com/advpublishing/docs/northshore_issue_6_interactive?fr=sNzc3NDcyNzE0MQ

Posted By Despina Priala
8th June 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 38
Electronic lodgement of plans is here!

ELECTRONIC LODGEMENT OF PLANS

The Qld Titles Office has now facilitated elodgement of basic survey plans. This is very welcoming in the current COVID-19 climate. Recently, we saw the Qld Titles Office allow for the electronic signing and sealing of survey plans by both local council and owners, which has ...

Posted By Despina Priala
8th June 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 30

SECUREXCHANGE - SECURING YOUR INFORMATION WITH US!

Here at Priala Legal we take your privacy and information very seriously. We are well aware of various hacking and cyber attacks that have occured in many businesses, including law firms, over the past 2 years. This is why we have partnered with Securexchange. We are verified ...

Posted By Despina Priala
4th June 2020
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 79
Timing is everything for contracts

Drafting of Contracts and Special Conditions

In a recent Qld Supreme Court case delivered on 27 May 2020, the importance of having contract terms and conditions carefully drafted in contracts of sale to avoid ambiguity was highlighted. A buyer attempted to terminate a contract prematurely after the seller supposedly failed ...

Posted By Despina Priala
1st June 2020
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 75
Despina Priala

Women in Law Awards 2016

Very pleased to announce that Despina Priala of Priala Legal has been selected as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards for 2016 in the Sole Practitioner of the Year Category.

Posted By Despina Priala
8th September 2016
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 1736
Bravehearts 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Bravehearts 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner

On Saturday 3rd September 2016 I was fortunate enough to be invited to this event. Bravehearts is such a wonderful and worthy cause for the children of Australia. We were so moved and touched by the people behind Bravehearts that we wanted to contribute in some way. We ended ...

Posted By Despina Priala
3rd September 2016
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 1683
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