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This website is maintained by Mahons with Yuncken & Yuncken Lawyers (‘Mahons’), Level 1, 177 Surrey Road, Blackburn, Victoria, 3130, Australia. Unless specified otherwise, legal content found on this website ('Content') is based upon the laws applicable in the states and territories of Australia in which Mahons operates. Mahons do not represent that we are permitted to provide legal advice from each jurisdiction in which this site may be viewed. By accessing the Content, we are in no way conferring to you a solicitor-client relationship. The Content on this website is intended to contain general information which may be of interest, it is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. If you need legal advice you must seek advice which is specific to your situation and should not rely on the content of this (or any other) website to act as legal advice.

The Content on this website is liable to change and although every attempt is made to ensure that the content is current by making amendment time to time, we do not guarantee or promise its Content currency as there may be delays, errors or omissions.  Legal issues and outcomes can change suddenly and vary from place to place, and this website does not try to be comprehensive.

Legal and commercial outcomes occurring in the future or in circumstances where the laws of different jurisdictions apply may differ from the outcomes described on this website. As such, visitors who access this site must not do anything, or refrain from doing something, on the basis of any of the Content without first getting expert advice specific to your particular situation.

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