The Supreme Court of Victoria has now published two judgments that are very important for solicitors advising clients in relation to some of the Gunns Plantations Limited managed investment forestry schemes, particularly […]
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The debate about sentencing offenders who commit assaults on police officers and other emergency workers is back on with the Hobart Mercury today reporting a brutal assault on a female police constable. The Police […]
How to deal with complaints about other lawyers and how to deal with professional conduct complaints against you
Law Society of Tasmania continuing professional development seminars 24th July 2013 (Launceston) and 25th July 2013 (Hobart). Read the full speaking notes here.
Australian Lawyers Alliance lecture paper 11th July 2013 on Partridge v HCC + Preclusion Periods + Contingencies
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Registrations are now open for two Australian Bar Association Advocacy courses. Appellate Advocacy Course (13 – 15 September 2013, Sydney) Advanced Trial Advocacy Course (19 – 24 January 2014, Brisbane) For more […]
Family Law Practitioners Association of Tasmania Inc Conference – Saturday 11 May 2013 If proven, violence perpetrated against a spouse during the course of a marriage will usually constitute an important element […]
In a recent discussion piece entitled: Regulate Recruitment: Why? How? questions were posed about why and how the emerging recruitment profession and employment services industry could be regulated. That discussion prompted a […]
The Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) makes void terms in standard form consumer contracts that are unfair. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) recently reviewed standard form consumer contracts in the airline, […]
Recruiters might be interested, in light of recent discussion about industry regulation, to see how the pieces may already be coming together: Australian Consumer Law is changed in 2010 to include unfair consumer […]