Bill is 15 years old and his sister, Jill, is 22 years old. On July 1 this year Bill and Jill buy a Sydney cbd cafe, Fine
Food Cafe. In the contract the seller, Dodgy Pty. Ltd., dishonestly states that the weekly takings are $10,000
and have been at this level for 5 years. The contract also states that the costs of the business are estimated at
$3000 per week. In the contract there is a term stating that the seller will not run a cafe in the Sydney cbd for
a period of 5 years from July 1.
After running the business for several months Bill and Jill find that takings are on average $2000 weekly and
less than their costs.
Bill and Jill come to you for advice about the contract for the business and the remedies they may have against
What are the key areas of business law that can assist Bill and Jill.
Hugh runs a pizza business, Homeslice Pizza. He has been using UberEats to pick up and deliver his pizzas
around Sydney. Sales are very good and this food delivery service helps his business.
After a few months Hugh to cut expenses decides to stop using UberEats and arranges for his son, Theo, to
use his car for deliveries. High and Theo do not register any documents but they advertise the service as
To further cut costs Hugh decides to substitute old and out of date cheeses in his pizzas. In his advertising he
states that his business, Homeslice, only uses the freshest ingredients with cheeses straight from the farm.
Many customers who buy the pizzas get very sick from the stale and out of date ingredients. One customer
dies because of these ingredients.
What are the key areas of business law that are relevant in these facts?
Who can take legal action and what remedies could be given by a court?
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