Contracts

I have a South African antenuptial agreement, will it work now I'm living in Australia?

I have a South African antenuptial agreement, will it work now I'm living in Australia?

The minute you land in Australia, you’re bound by Australian law, regardless of whether you are a citizen or permanent resident here. In a divorce, either partner can make a claim over the assets of the marriage, and Australian courts don't have to enforce a foreign antenuptial agreement if you're living in Australia. 

If I break an Australian employment restraint of trade clause, do I have a defence?

If I break an Australian employment restraint of trade clause, do I have a defence?

It is common for employment contracts to have restraint of trade clauses. These prevent you from doing certain things while you’re working for your employer, or even after your employment has ended. While you may have agreed to these clauses when you signed your employment contract, that doesn’t mean that they’re always able to be enforced.