Terms of Use

Hive Legal Pty Ltd

7 March 2018

By accessing or using the Hive Legal website, you accept and agree to comply with the terms of use set out below (Terms of Use) from time to time.

We may change the Terms of Use at our discretion at any time without notice.


This website is owned and operated by Hive Legal Pty Ltd ACN 161 407 405, a company incorporated in Victoria, Australia.  Hive Legal is an incorporated legal practice with number E0020228, regulated by the Legal Services Board of Victoria, Australia.


The content of this website (including any publications) is intended to only provide summaries and general overviews on the matters discussed. It is by its nature not complete or specific to your circumstances.  It is not legal (or other) advice and we disclaim any duty of care in respect of the same.  Your use of this website does not create a solicitor/client relationship between yourself and Hive Legal. You should seek specific legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any content.


The information on this website is current only at the date of its publication and we may have not updated the content at any point in time to reflect the current position.  As such we do not guarantee the currency of the information on this website.


We make no warranties or representations regarding this website or its content and exclude all implied warranties, except to the extent prohibited at law. Further, given the inherent insecurity of the internet, we cannot guarantee the security of the contents of this website.

We are not responsible, and exclude (to the maximum extent permitted by law) any liability, to you or anyone else suffered in connection with the use of this website or any of its content.  Your use of this website is entirely at your own risk.

Where liability cannot be excluded at law, any liability incurred by us will be limited to the extent provided for by the Australian Consumer Law. Where a limit can be specified, that limit is $1.


Unless otherwise indicated, we are the owners of the copyright and other rights in the content of this website. Where a third party is indicated as copyright owner, we are including it on our website under licence.  All trademarks appearing on this website belong to their owners.

You may only access, print and use the content for non-commercial or personal use unless you have prior approval from us.  All other access, copying, reproduction or use of this website or any part of it is prohibited.


From time to time, this website may contain links to other third party websites.  They are provided for convenience only. We have no control over those websites and make no representation regarding them or their content.  Further we accept no liability for the content of those websites or any loss arising from accessing the same.

We are not responsible for the protection of your personal information which may be handled by third parties in such circumstances.


From time to time, our website may make limited use of cookies. Cookies are used to enable the production of statistics around use of our website to allow us to design it better, improve its functionality and to enhance our service to you.

Internet browsers are usually set to receive cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies from our website, you should change the settings on your browser.


If we allow you to post comments, you are responsible for all comments which you post (or that are posted using your username). You must not post any comment which:

  • is false or defamatory;
  • is abusive, harassing, threatening or an invasion of privacy;
  • is obscene or sexually explicit;
  • is racist or otherwise discriminatory;
  • infringes copyright;
  • is contrary to Australian law;
  • is commercial advertising;
  • is spam; or
  • links to a website the contents of which breach the above.


We include email addresses and phone numbers on this website to assist in our business functions. The display of those contact details does not constitute consent by us or the relevant individuals to receiving unsolicited commercial email or text messages, phone calls or spam.


These terms also include our Privacy Policy from time to time. It is found here.


This website is controlled from Victoria, Australia.  By accessing it, you agree to be bound by the laws of Victoria, Australia and consent to any disputes being addressed in the courts of Victoria, Australia.

Hive Legal is authorised to provide legal advice in respect of the laws of Australia.  We are not authorised to provide legal advice in all jurisdictions in which this website may be accessed.  You are responsible for ensuring that your use of this website is in accordance with applicable local laws.