Costs Explained

Costs Explained

Clients are often unsure as to what a legal practitioner means when talking about the recovery of costs, and what the client might expect by way of costs being awarded at the successful conclusion of a fully contested hearing, or even any costs awarded at any point in...
The PPSR; A creditors newest ally?

The PPSR; A creditors newest ally?

The Personal Property Securities Register (the “PPSR”) has been hailed by some as the most fundamental change to credit in the last 150 years – not since 1958 has something this significant been introduced in Australia, that being the Torrens Title system of property...
Mercantile Legal Opens New Office

Mercantile Legal Opens New Office

Mercantile Legal are proud to announce their new office situated in the central business district of Melbourne. Please feel free to visit us at: Level 35, Bourke Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000 Telephone: 03 9893 7400 Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm....
Mercantile Legal – whatever it takes

Mercantile Legal – whatever it takes

Mercantile Legal has the knowledge and experience to take matters to completion, and ensure that costs are recovered. In a recent action where a debtor had agreed to pay out the debt upon settlement of his property, Mercantile Legal followed through with the agreement...
Mercantile Legal sets a Precedent

Mercantile Legal sets a Precedent

Mercantile Legal are dedicated to ensuring that our client’s costs are protected in all aspects of litigation and debt recovery. A client was the subject of an attempt to extract funds from them by use of an assignment of debt. The assignee, who shall remain nameless,...