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25 10, 2021

Rent Relief Reassessment for Victorian Commercial and Retail Tenants

By |2021-10-25T13:14:07+11:00October 25th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on Rent Relief Reassessment for Victorian Commercial and Retail Tenants

The deadline for submitting a rent relief reassessment is fast approaching.   Why should Tenants care? If they don’t provide the reassessment information by 31 October 2021, Tenant’s will lose the right to waivers of rent that was agreed to from 31 [...]

28 09, 2021

Webinar Slides & Video: Tips, Traps & FAQs: VIC Commercial Tenant Rent Relief Requests 2021

By |2021-09-28T16:03:20+11:00September 28th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on Webinar Slides & Video: Tips, Traps & FAQs: VIC Commercial Tenant Rent Relief Requests 2021

It was fantastic to see so many people attend this week’s webinar on Tips, Traps & FAQs: VIC Commercial Tenant Rent Relief Request 2021. Clearly, it was a hot topic as Victorian Commercial Tenants rush to beat the 30.9.2021 deadline and meet [...]

23 09, 2021

FREE Webinar: Tips, Traps & FAQ’s: Vic Commercial Tenant Rent Relief Requests 2021

By |2021-09-23T13:32:03+11:00September 23rd, 2021|Events|Comments Off on FREE Webinar: Tips, Traps & FAQ’s: Vic Commercial Tenant Rent Relief Requests 2021

Calling all Victorian Commercial Tenants!!! Are you eligible to make a 2021 rent relief request? Do you know what to do? Are you ready for the 30 September 2021 deadline? Miss it or get it wrong and you could lose 9 weeks [...]

21 09, 2021

Download your checklist for 2021 Vic Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

By |2021-09-28T16:12:25+11:00September 21st, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on Download your checklist for 2021 Vic Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

The Victorian Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme 2021 has detailed requirements for Tenant rent relief requests and Landlord responses.  With the first deadline approaching on 30.9.2021, we have put together checklists to help Tenants and Landlords avoid making costly mistakes. Download your free [...]

10 09, 2021

Webinar Slides: New VIC Commercial Rent Relief Scheme 2021 explained!

By |2021-09-28T16:14:52+11:00September 10th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on Webinar Slides: New VIC Commercial Rent Relief Scheme 2021 explained!

This week Milicevic Lawyers presented on the New VIC Commercial Rent Relief Scheme 2021. Thank you to those who joined the webinar, contributed and asked many questions.  It was very well attended and the feedback has been fantastic.  You can access the [...]

6 09, 2021

A quick guide to the 2021 Vic Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

By |2021-09-06T17:27:14+11:00September 6th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on A quick guide to the 2021 Vic Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 (Scheme) was released by the Victorian Government on 24 August 2021. It is similar to the 2020 scheme (old scheme) but has some key differences and it is complex. The complexity comes with understanding and [...]

2 09, 2021

New Vic Rent Relief Scheme 2021 explained!

By |2021-09-02T16:01:23+11:00September 2nd, 2021|Events|Comments Off on New Vic Rent Relief Scheme 2021 explained!

FREE Seminar - 6pm, Thursday 9 September 2021 Find out the “must know” information for VIC Landlords & Tenants, including the key issues, deadlines and penalties for non-compliance. This 2021 Scheme is different to the old scheme. Don’t get caught out. You [...]

24 08, 2021

NSW Rent Relief for Commercial and Retail Leases from 13 July 2021

By |2021-08-24T14:48:13+11:00August 24th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on NSW Rent Relief for Commercial and Retail Leases from 13 July 2021

Further rent relief regulations have been released in NSW granting protection against lease termination and requiring parties to renegotiate rent.   Eligible Tenants An eligible tenant (impacted lessee) must: qualify for either of the Micro-business COVID-19 Support Grant, COVID-19 NSW Business Grant [...]

19 08, 2021

How to Renew A Victorian Retail Lease

By |2021-08-19T19:06:32+11:00August 19th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on How to Renew A Victorian Retail Lease

In late September 2020, the renewal process in the Victorian Retail Leases Act changed.  Did you miss it?  Understandably, most people did, given everything else that was happening. Landlord obligations have increased. Tenant’s rights have increased. The result? Landlord’s don’t comply and [...]

19 07, 2021

New Key changes to the Franchising Code – What you need to know and do

By |2021-07-19T16:27:15+11:00July 19th, 2021|News-Publications|Comments Off on New Key changes to the Franchising Code – What you need to know and do

The changes made to the Franchising Code are the Australian Government’s response to the 2019 report on Fairness in Franchising. It identified many areas to improve fairness and transparency in the franchising sector. You can read about the detailed reasons for the [...]

5 07, 2021

Wills, Powers of Attorney, Medical Treatment and Advance Care Planning

By |2021-07-29T10:46:43+11:00July 5th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Wills, Powers of Attorney, Medical Treatment and Advance Care Planning

It was a pleasure for Milicevic Lawyers to present on this topic at the ACCS Online Family Forum conducted on 23 June 2021. The presentation was well attended and there was plenty of discussion and questions. The key take away for attendees [...]

12 03, 2021

FREE Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Sydney

By |2021-03-12T09:22:00+11:00March 12th, 2021|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on FREE Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Sydney

Registrations are now open for the upcoming Quest Franchise Insight Seminar. Spaces are limited so be quick! When: 6:00pm, Wednesday 17 March 2021 Where: Quest Chatswood, Sydney, NSW Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest Franchise. [...]

30 01, 2021

FREE Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Melbourne

By |2021-01-30T10:44:45+11:00January 30th, 2021|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on FREE Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Melbourne

THEY'RE BACK! A new round of Quest Franchise Insight Seminars for 2021 are kicking off next week starting in MELBOURNE! Tuesday 2 February, 6:30pm at the Quest New Quay. Find out more about franchising and Quest Apartment Hotels from a range of [...]

21 08, 2020

Vic Leasing update – VCCC interview and Vic Government extension announcement

By |2020-08-21T11:15:22+11:00August 21st, 2020|News-Publications|Comments Off on Vic Leasing update – VCCC interview and Vic Government extension announcement

A thank you to the VCCC for interviewing Steven Milicevic on commercial lease rental arrangements during Covid-19.  Steven was delighted to be a part of their business briefing initiative. Click here to watch the interview that summarises the temporary changes in Victoria [...]

11 08, 2020

Further growth to Milicevic Lawyers’ litigation and employment offering

By |2020-08-11T19:41:31+11:00August 11th, 2020|News-Publications|Comments Off on Further growth to Milicevic Lawyers’ litigation and employment offering

Milicevic Lawyers has appointed Max Petterlin as Senior Associate, to assist with the growing SME demand for litigation, insolvency, and employment law advice. Max is a highly experienced commercial litigation lawyer and an expert negotiator.  He has decades of legal and hands [...]

27 07, 2020

Big trade mark win over Crocmedia

By |2020-07-27T16:15:53+11:00July 27th, 2020|News-Publications|Comments Off on Big trade mark win over Crocmedia

This case underlines the importance for every business, entrepreneur and start-up to get advice and protect intellectual property.  The sooner this is done, the better. Our client, Football Nation Radio (FNR), provides a dedicated football only radio station and digital media platform. [...]

30 06, 2020

Steven Milicevic appointed Director of ACCS

By |2020-07-24T10:34:24+11:00June 30th, 2020|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Steven Milicevic appointed Director of ACCS

Congratulations Steven Milicevic  for being appointed as a Director to the board of Australian Croatian Community Services (ACCS). ACCS has been serving the Croatian community for over 30 years and is committed to achieving the health and wellbeing goals of its ageing community. [...]

11 05, 2020

Due to popular demand…Friday 15 May, 9:30AM AEST

By |2020-05-11T15:53:56+11:00May 11th, 2020|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Due to popular demand…Friday 15 May, 9:30AM AEST

FREE Webinar: the new COVID-19 Victorian Commercial Lease Regulations Don’t miss out on this important legal update on the key issues Victorian Landlords and Tenants need to know for rent negotiations under the new regulations. The webinar will cover: Summarising the new [...]

7 05, 2020

Free Webinar: New Leasing Law for Victorian Landlords

By |2020-05-07T19:49:58+11:00May 7th, 2020|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Free Webinar: New Leasing Law for Victorian Landlords

ATTENTION VICTORIAN LANDLORDS Free Webinar on New Leasing Regulations When: Tomorrow, 10:30am AEST RSVP: Register for the Free Webinar here Join us as we go through what Landlord’s need to know and do under the new Victorian leasing regulations. The webinar will [...]

27 04, 2020

Livestream: How to Avoid Post Lockdown Blues for your Business

By |2020-04-27T20:48:44+11:00April 27th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Livestream: How to Avoid Post Lockdown Blues for your Business

SAVE THE DATE – THURSDAY  7 MAY, 11AM Join me live as I guide you through the key legal issues businesses are facing during Covid-19. Also presenting will be Cindy Drake, a highly experienced business coach who will be discussing the importance [...]

17 04, 2020

A summary of the Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leases

By |2020-04-17T09:00:23+11:00April 17th, 2020|News-Publications|Comments Off on A summary of the Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leases

The National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct SME Commercial Leasing Principles During COVID-19 (“Code”) was released on 7 April 2020. Purpose, start and end date The Code aims to share the financial risk and cashflow impact during the COVID-19 period, between tenants [...]

16 04, 2020

Attention all Quest Franchisees

By |2020-04-17T09:42:20+11:00April 16th, 2020|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Attention all Quest Franchisees

Join me TOMORROW at 2:30pm (AEST) for a FREE high level Zoom meeting on the COVID -19 Mandatory Leasing Code. This will be tailored for Quest franchisees and will cover: - A quick summary of the Code - The Landlord’s perspective - [...]

3 12, 2019

2019 VIC/TAS Regional and 2019 Australian National Franchise of the year!

By |2019-12-03T14:29:18+11:00December 3rd, 2019|News-Publications|Comments Off on 2019 VIC/TAS Regional and 2019 Australian National Franchise of the year!

Congratulations to Vincent Bellarose - General Manager/Franchisee for Quest Portland for being awarded the 2019 VIC/TAS Regional Franchise of the year as well as the 2019 Australian National Franchise of the year. What a magnificent award to receive, recognising the hard work [...]

7 11, 2019

Free Event – Quest Franchise Insight Seminar

By |2019-11-07T13:18:57+11:00November 7th, 2019|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Free Event – Quest Franchise Insight Seminar

If you're interested in getting into the Hotel Franchise industry, then this event is for you. Throughout the year Quest Apartment Hotels run a number of informative national seminars providing an insight to the Quest business format model as well as hearing [...]

16 08, 2019

Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Sydney – 20th August 2019

By |2019-08-16T13:15:02+11:00August 16th, 2019|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Quest Franchise Insight Seminar – Sydney – 20th August 2019

Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the upcoming Quest Apartment Hotels franchising insight seminars. Click Here to Register The seminars will feature other independent experts in Quest franchising from Resort Brokers Australia, Mike [...]

6 08, 2019

Franchising for Accountants

By |2019-08-16T13:28:13+11:00August 6th, 2019|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Franchising for Accountants

Presentation for this Month Steven Milicevic, Milicevic Lawyers -  “Franchising – the risks, the benefits and things you should know” This month, we have the pleasure of hearing from Steven Milicevic of Milicevic Lawyers who has kindly agreed to present to us [...]

24 04, 2019

Welcome to our new website and blog!

By |2019-08-16T11:02:09+11:00April 24th, 2019|News-Publications|1 Comment

Welcome to our new website! While we were busy working with our clients, we realised that our website started to look a little bit tired. So we got our heads together, and started working on a website that would better reflect what [...]

5 10, 2018

Supporting Elderly Parents and Loved Ones

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00October 5th, 2018|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Supporting Elderly Parents and Loved Ones

FREE GEELONG SEMINAR ON SUPPORTING ELDERLY PARENTS AND LOVED ONES - 15 OCTOBER 2018 Parents are often a major source of support, so it’s difficult to acknowledge they need support themselves. The good news is there are many strategies and support options [...]

4 10, 2018

Sydney and Melbourne – Free Seminars on Quest Franchising

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00October 4th, 2018|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Sydney and Melbourne – Free Seminars on Quest Franchising

Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the upcoming Quest Apartment Hotels franchising insight seminars. Click here to register for the Melbourne seminar on 17 October 2018. Click here to register for the Sydney [...]

9 05, 2018

Quest Franchising Seminar, Melbourne Airport, 8 May 2018

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00May 9th, 2018|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Quest Franchising Seminar, Melbourne Airport, 8 May 2018

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS FREE EVENT Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the Quest Apartment Hotels franchising insight seminar. The seminar starts at 6:00 pm at Quest Melbourne Airport, 20 Annandale Rd, Melbourne Airport VIC [...]

9 02, 2018

Franchising Seminar Perth

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00February 9th, 2018|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Franchising Seminar Perth

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS FREE EVENT Steve Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the Quest Apartment Hotels franchising insight seminar. The seminar starts at 6:00 pm at Quest West Perth, 54 Kings Park Rd, West [...]

24 10, 2017

Quest Franchising Seminar in Melbourne

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00October 24th, 2017|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Quest Franchising Seminar in Melbourne

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS FREE EVENT Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the Quest Apartment Hotels franchising insight seminar. The seminar starts at 6:30 pm at Quest Abbotsford, 611 Victoria Street, Abbotsford 3067 [...]

5 10, 2017

Quest Franchisee Seminar – Brisbane, 17 October 2017

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00October 5th, 2017|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Quest Franchisee Seminar – Brisbane, 17 October 2017

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS FREE EVENT Steven Milicevic will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the Quest Apartment Hotels franchising seminar being held in Brisbane on Tuesday 17 October 2017. Steven will be joined by other [...]

5 06, 2017

11 top tips on getting ready for the sale of your business

By |2019-08-09T14:30:04+11:00June 5th, 2017|News-Publications|Comments Off on 11 top tips on getting ready for the sale of your business

Get your house in order. Ensure all relevant business and financial information and records are up to date and available for inspection. Prepare and have ready financial statements for at least the last 3 years. Ensure you ask your accountant about the [...]

10 05, 2017

Quest Franchising Seminar, Brisbane, Tuesday 30 May 2017

By |2019-08-16T13:17:58+11:00May 10th, 2017|Events, News-Publications|Comments Off on Quest Franchising Seminar, Brisbane, Tuesday 30 May 2017

Steven Milicevic, the owner of Milicevic Lawyers, will be presenting on the legal aspects of purchasing a Quest franchise at the Quest Apartment Hotels franchising seminar being held in Brisbane this Tuesday 30 May 2017. Quest will be providing an insight into [...]

4 03, 2017

10 Things To Do Before Buying A Franchise

By |2019-08-09T14:36:34+11:00March 4th, 2017|News-Publications|Comments Off on 10 Things To Do Before Buying A Franchise

The following list is definitely not exhaustive. However, from our experience, it is definitely a great step forward in the right direction and helps you to avoid many common costly mistakes. Engage a team of professional advisers, include an accountant, lawyer and, [...]

27 01, 2017

10 Easy Steps to Protect Your Brand

By |2019-08-09T14:38:01+11:00January 27th, 2017|News-Publications|Comments Off on 10 Easy Steps to Protect Your Brand

10 Easy Steps to Protect Your Brand Every business must protect its brand, especially if you are a franchisor (or want to be). It identifies your business, distinguishes your product and services from others and adds value and good will to your [...]

26 10, 2016

The busy persons guide to the new law on unfair contract terms

By |2019-08-09T14:12:48+11:00October 26th, 2016|News-Publications|Comments Off on The busy persons guide to the new law on unfair contract terms

What you need to know A new law will deem unfair clauses in standard form contracts as void and unenforceable. It applies to contracts that are signed, varied or renewed after 12 November 2016. Who does it effect? Any business that enters [...]

7 10, 2016

9 Top Tips for Enforceable Restraints Against Ex-Franchisees

By |2019-08-09T14:42:24+11:00October 7th, 2016|News-Publications|Comments Off on 9 Top Tips for Enforceable Restraints Against Ex-Franchisees

Franchisors need to protect their business from ex-franchisees, for their own sake and for the sake of their other franchisees. Restraining ex-franchisees from competing with the franchise is not straight forward. The question I often get asked is, are they ever enforceable? [...]