Terms of use

By using and/ or accessing this website or any of its contents, you agree to comply with these terms of use (terms). From time to time, Magnolia Legal Pty Ltd (Magnolia Legal, us or we) may update or change these terms at our discretion and without notice, and by continuing your use and/ or access you accept the revised terms.


This website provides general information, not legal advice. This includes any articles, publications or webinars authored by Magnolia Legal linked on this site, and/ or on our social media channels. The use of this website (including sending any communication to Magnolia Legal through it) or any of its contents does not create a solicitor-client relationship. A solicitor-client relationship will only form when you engage us directly and formally. You must not rely upon any of the contents hereon without obtaining corresponding legal advice from Magnolia Legal. To the extent permitted by law, you release us from any and all liability arising from or connected with your use of this website where no such corresponding legal advice was obtained.


To assist us to combat spam, Magnolia Legal requests your assistance with the following:

  • If you receive an offensive or unauthorised commercial message, which appears to originate from a Magnolia Legal email address and/ or social media account, please assume that it has been sent in error and notify us as soon as possible on the above contact details.
  • Please ensure that you unsubscribe from our mailing list if you decide that you no longer wish to receive electronic commercial messages from us.
  • Please notify us of any changes to your email address.

The information in this website is of a summary nature, might not address issues applicable to you, will not take into account any individual circumstances, may only be applicable in one state or territory of Australia, is prepared for an Australian market, might make assumptions that do not apply to you and/ or may not be updated in the event of legal development or change.

Parts of this website, including articles and publications, may not be updated regularly, or at all, so that they may be out of date.

To the extent permitted by law, Magnolia Legal makes no warranty, assurance or representation about the accuracy, completeness or fitness for any purpose of the contents of this website, or that this website is free of viruses or other code that is harmful or may cause harm, either directly or indirectly.

To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty regarding this website or its contents that would otherwise be implied (by statute or otherwise) into these terms is hereby expressly excluded.


This website contains links to other websites. Magnolia Legal does not control the content of those websites or endorse them in any way. To the extent permitted by law, Magnolia Legal makes no warranties or representations regarding that content and exclude any liability to you in relation to it. You should make your own enquiries in this regard.


You must only use this website for lawful purposes.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that your access to this website does not expose you to viruses or other code that is harmful or may assist in causing harm.


You may communicate with us via the website (including through our contact us sections and similar) where you have a genuine legal issue and where you may wish to engage Magnolia Legal. You may not use our website to solicit goods or services to us, and you acknowledge even if you send us a legal question via our website, no client/ legal relationship shall be formed until Magnolia Legal is formally engaged and the relevant documentation entered into. Magnolia Legal will not provide any formal legal advice for which it will be liable until a formal engagement is completed.

You may leave Magnolia Legal a review or feedback via this website; feedback is very important to us. If you do, you permit Magnolia Legal to post or otherwise transmit the review or testimonial on our website, social media or other channels. You can email Magnolia Legal and ask us not to do this, at any time, and Magnolia Legal will abide by such a request as soon as reasonably practicable.


Magnolia Legal may, at its absolute discretion:

  1. Discontinue this website;
  2. Make this website unavailable for a period (including for scheduled maintenance);
  3. Block any person from using this website.

Magnolia Legal is not responsible for any loss, liability or damage suffered by you arising from or connected with Magnolia Legal doing any of these things or the website being unavailable in whole or in part for any other reason whatsoever.


Copyright in this website is owned by Magnolia Legal or third parties from whom Magnolia Legal has licensed the relevant content. Subject to any exceptions that cannot be excluded under any applicable law, and subject to the rights granted to you in this copyright notice, Magnolia Legal reserves all rights in this website and you must not in any way reproduce, publish, communicate or adapt any part of this website without the prior written approval of Magnolia Legal.

You may, for non-commercial purposes:

  • browse or print a copy of any part of this website solely in order to view it; and
  • communicate any part of this website to others provided that the relevant part is a self-contained whole (e.g. an entire article), you include an attribution to Magnolia Legal and you include these terms.

To the extent permitted by law, Magnolia Legal excludes any and all liability to you on any basis (including negligence) for any loss or damage, however caused, which you may suffer in relation to your use of this website or any contents.

To the extent permitted by law, any and all liability of Magnolia Legal in connection with this website under any statutory right (including any condition or warranty implied by law or any guarantee or other right under any statute) that by law cannot be excluded is limited to (at the election and sole discretion of Magnolia Legal) (i) the resupply of the relevant services or (ii) the payment of the cost of same.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, you must indemnify Magnolia Legal, and hold us harmless, against any Liability suffered or incurred by Magnolia Legal arising from or in connection with your use of our website or any breach of these terms or any applicable laws by you. This indemnity is a continuing obligation, independent from the other obligations under these terms, and continues after these terms end.


If any part of any of these terms is void, then the part that is void may be severed. Other than any local laws applicable to you that by law cannot be excluded, these terms are governed by the laws of NSW, Australia.

Updated: January 2024