New fees for the 2016-17 financial year

ASIC and Consumer Affairs Victoria have announced their annual fee adjustments, effective 1 July 2016. The change most likely to affect you is ASIC’s fee for registering a proprietary company, which has increased from $463 to $469. You will be be … Continued

The (costly!) risk of a poorly drawn contract

One of our clients has shared with us a story which you may like to read. While it may be something that most of you would know, it doesn’t hurt to be reminded of the serious (and costly) implications of … Continued

Why the human touch can make all the difference

At Castle, we’re one of the few firms left in the industry where our experienced staff manually review every order. Yet we still turn around orders within 24 hours! Some people ask why we do it, when we have the … Continued

Proposed legislation to restrict the challenging of wills

New legislation has been introduced in Victoria (but not yet passed) which will severely restrict the rights of adult children and former spouses and domestic partners to challenge a will or testamentary trust. Widows, widowers, minor children and disabled children … Continued

10% Off Changes to Super Funds

From today, we are pleased to announce that we are offering a 10% discount on fees for making multiple changes to a super fund. These changes include: deed updates change of trustee adding/removing members. Standard fees for changes to super … Continued

New Senior Associate at Castle Legal

We’re delighted to welcome Paul Bravender-Coyle as Senior Associate in our Castle Legal practice. Paul has 30 years’ experience as a legal practitioner, having advised and acted for various Australian banks, professional trustee companies, trustees of bankrupt estates, receivers, liquidators … Continued

New prices from 1 July

ASIC and Consumer Affairs Victoria have announced their annual fee adjustments, which will come into effect next Tuesday, 1 July 2014. The change most likely to affect you is ASIC’s fee for registering a proprietary company, which has increased from $444 … Continued