Joe DeRuvo

Jurisdiction Clauses: A Primer

June 30, 2021

It’s an all too common scenario: Company A is based in South Australia; Company B is based in Queensland; Company A provides services...

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COVID-19: Changes in the Court System You Need to Know About

April 23, 2020

With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, it can be challenging to keep up with the changes to the South Australian legal system. This...

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COVID-19: Mandatory Code for Commercial Tenancies

April 17, 2020

On 7 April 2020 Scott Morrison announced a series of commercial leasing principles designed to assist commercial tenants whose businesses have been adversely...

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Federal Government Announces Temporary Changes to Insolvency Laws

March 26, 2020

Relief for Financially Distressed Businesses After acknowledging that measures to slow the spread of coronavirus could cause many otherwise profitable businesses to face...

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Staff Profile: Joe DeRuvo

June 21, 2019

Managing Director. Master Litigator. Fervent Family Man. With a wife who is a fellow lawyer, you might think that dinner talk at Joe...

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DW Fox Tucker & Bradbrook Lawyers: Two eminent employment law specialists join forces

November 7, 2018

DW Fox Tucker is delighted to announce its merger with Bradbrook Lawyers, another of Adelaide’s premier employment law practices. This significant joining of...

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Client Profile: The Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA Inc

October 31, 2017

With the fun, competition and pageantry of the Adelaide Show over for another year, we take a peek behind the scenes at the...

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DW Fox Tucker & Cleartitle Conveyancing Join Forces

October 31, 2017

With DW Fox Tucker’s acquisition of Cleartitle Conveyancing, comes a new league in conveyancing expertise. The team at Cleartitle Conveyancing have long been...

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The Risks of Acting for/as Trustee Companies

October 31, 2017

The trustee has been quoted to be the ‘archetype of a fiduciary’.[1] The trustee and beneficiary relationship is the most traditional fiduciary relationship...

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Oppression Claims by Minority Shareholders

October 31, 2017

Have you or are you being oppressed? Companies are, more often than not, controlled by a single shareholder or a group of shareholders....

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The ‘Stepping Stone’ Doctrine

June 22, 2017

Are Directors Liable for their Company’s Contraventions of the Corporations Act? The ‘stepping stone’ doctrine is the term used to describe an action...

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DW Fox Tucker’s Finest Bring Home “Best Lawyer” Awards… Again!

April 18, 2017

Another year, another esteemed “Best Lawyers” awards from the Australian Financial Review, which recognises outstanding talent, achievement and service across the whole spectrum...

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Solicitor’s Duty of Care

May 26, 2016

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers” William Shakespeare (1564-1616). But then who will we have left to sue? It...

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Strategy is King

September 7, 2015

“If you must be in a hurry, then let it be according to the old adage, and hasten slowly” – Saint Vincent de...

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To Err is Human

May 31, 2015

Could lawyers be mere mortals after all? A recent District Court case has held that expert witnesses are entitled to be paid...

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Disputed Progress Payment Claims

May 31, 2015

The processes under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act...

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Shake up to South Australian Legal Market

September 1, 2014

Leading South Australian law firms Fox Tucker and Donaldson Walsh will soon be joining forces to form a new firm with a clear...

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DW Fox Tucker appoints CEO

May 9, 2013

 Managing Partner stepping down to focus on practice We’re delighted to announce that former DW Fox Tucker General Manager Janet Miller has been...

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