Increasing Need for Robust Cyber Security

The Increasingly Important Need for Robust Cyber Security in both the Public & Private Sector: An Interview with Peter Auhl (CIO) for Central Coast City Council This month I’ve had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Mr. Peter Auhl, the newly appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Central Coast Council (CCC). Unsurprisingly, this offline interview […]


Federal Government pledges $2 billion to SMEs in early 2019

Federal Government pledges $2 billion to SMEs in early 2019 – An election campaign carrot, but okay Following the NSW State Government’s underwhelming plan to cut back marginally on stamp duty charges, announced by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Federal Government has this week pledged to help SMEs with obtaining funding. The promise, delivered on 13 […]


Crowd-Sourced Funding (CSF) Is No Longer the Realm of Tech Start-ups or GoFundMe Campaigns

Crowd Sourced Funding

What began after the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 as an alternative source of capital raising for inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs has now achieved mainstream acceptance following new changes to Crowd Sourced-Funding (CSF) laws. Australia’s ‘better late than never’ approach to legal reform has now finally brought the nation into line with the United States, […]


Ipso Facto Law Reform and Insolvency Clauses Going Forward

Ipso Facto Law Reform

July 2018 From 1 July 2018 the ipso facto law reform has now come into force. Along with the new Safe Harbour legislation previously discussed in our newsletter, it forms part of the Federal Government’s insolvency law reform package. This means that business-to-business contracts will become much more complex if an insolvency action arises. Up […]


Attempting to Limit Liability under the ACL

ACL Australian Consumer Laws

Recently, a client at Priority Business Lawyers retained us to review their online documents to determine whether they might be in breach of the Australian Consumer Laws (ACL) specifically with regard to a potential misrepresentation. Upon our advice, the client endeavoured to bring their online terms and conditions, privacy policy, and refund policy in to […]


Progress Payments and Failing to Provide Supporting Statements

SOP Act Supporting Statement

Supporting Statement under the SOP Act In news for our clients in the construction industry, recent case law has highlighted the importance of providing a Supporting Statement with claims made under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act). Whilst section 13(9) of the SOP Act is already quite clear […]


Safe Harbour Legislation and Navigating the Corporate Turnaround Process

Having recently had the privilege of attending Shaw Gidley’s seminar on the new Safe Harbour legislation, here’s a few of the key points that PBL got out of what was an excellent presentation. On 18 September 2017 a major reform to Australia’s insolvency laws was passed through Parliament and given Royal Assent, meaning that Australia finally offers protection […]


ACCC Compulsory Takata Airbag Recall and Your Rights

In late 2017 the ACCC urged drivers of vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed to check if their car was affected by the biggest global vehicle recall in history before driving long distances this summer. The faulty airbag made headlines around the world, as there have been serious injuries and deaths from these faulty Takata […]


A Subpoena and Costs You Can Claim

“Received a Subpoena and Unsure of What Reasonable Costs You Can Claim? Hint: It’s More Than You Think” It’s a rare situation you may find yourself in as a business owner, but much like jury duty, eventually it will happen to you. Being issued a subpoena to produce or even give direct evidence can be […]


Raea Khan Circle
Director Lawyer
Raea Khan

Raea is Managing Director and Principal Lawyer for PBl Law Group. Raea assists clients with major projects, property developments, construction and strata law.

He has worked in Western Australia and Queensland assisting with expansion projects in the energy and resource sector and now predominately advises clients in Strata and Community Association matters.

He is a member of the Australian College of Strata Lawyers where majority of his work is advising developers and owners corporations with dispute related minor and major defects, strata governance and common property litigation. He is proficient at leading negotiations and meetings.

Raea has a particular interest in the commercial aspect of any dispute and always tries to weigh up the risk, reward and benefit of legal proceedings at each different stage.

Raea enjoys all forms of competitive sport, including Crossfit and actively participates in Triathlons, representing Australia as an age group athlete. He was a member of Red Head Surf Lifesaving club.

  • Strata Law
  • Construction & Major Projects
  • Commercial and Business Law
  • Planning & Environment Law