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What is a directions hearing and how should I prepare for it?
02 Dec 2020
If you are involved in a legal dispute, you may be called before a court for a ...
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New laws protect purchasers from risk of building defects in NSW
01 Dec 2020
Tough new laws governing construction, building defects and certification of ...
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Can a vendor terminate a contract for sale of land if the purchaser mistakenly pays the deposit to a cybercriminal? Which case won?
01 Dec 2020
A recent case in the NSW Supreme Court illustrates just how insidious cybercrime...
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Juror misconduct leads to quashed conviction and retrial
26 Nov 2020
Jurors who play detective are the scourge of the courtroom. In 2019 an Adelaide ...
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High Court rules tax debt can be passed to spouse in divorce property settlement
26 Nov 2020
In 2018, Australia’s High Court ruled that a tax debt of one spouse can be ...
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Can the relatives be cut out of a will and everything left to the neighbours instead? Which case won?
17 Nov 2020
In 1996 an elderly aunt made a will, in which she left $100,000 to each of her ...
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Who is liable for a balcony collapse on a residential property? Which case won?
05 Nov 2020
The accident happened on 15 June 2012. Four people were injured when a balcony ...
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Was the NDIS required to fund the cost of a sex worker for a woman with severe disabilities? Which case won?
20 Oct 2020
Seventeen years ago, a woman referred to as “W”, who is now in her forties, ...
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Sacking an employee who criticises your client is not unfair dismissal, says Federal Court
15 Oct 2020
After a law firm was sued for sacking an employee who persisted in publicly ...
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Q&A: What are smokers’ rights in Australia?
09 Oct 2020
As we’re often asked about smokers’ rights, we’ve provided a Q&A to ...
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Data underscores continuing grim reality of work-related fatalities in Australia
08 Oct 2020
A shocking level of work-related fatalities is disclosed in the figures ...
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Can a deceased estate be forced to pay for an adult child’s transgender surgery? Which case won?
05 Oct 2020
A 93-year-old man died on 22 March 2017. In his lifetime, he had survived the ...
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