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Australia has started to observe a rise in the number of data breach class actions being investigated and filed, although there has not yet been a successful data breach class action there.
Kott Gunning
In Victoria, crown land under a lease was subject to land tax, but under a mere licence, no land tax was chargeable.
Kott Gunning
If you don't get the processes right, a court can set aside the CSD and order you to pay the debtor company's costs.
Kott Gunning
The case is important to WA lawyers and their clients, as it changes how to prepare for trial in the District Court.
Developers should consider new GST withholding laws when entering into instalment contracts for residential property.
Kott Gunning
This WA decision illustrates what could persuade a Court to extend the time limit for making a family provision claim.
Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred
Carroll & O'Dea
A "safe access zone" 150 metres around an abortion clinic allows employees and clients to enter and leave safely.
Carroll & O'Dea
This case study concerned the physical and chemical restraint of a vulnerable man with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia.
Carroll & O'Dea
The ALRC was asked to undertake a "review of the framework of religious exemptions in anti-discrimination legislation".
MDC Legal
The General Protections provisions in the Fair Work Act aim to protect employees from workplace discrimination.
MDC Legal
Do employers have to accommodate smokers, or are employers allowed to implement strict no-smoking policies?
The Court's paramount consideration is if any proposed name change application is in the best interests of the child.
In Australia, an informal Will may be accepted by the Courts as a valid document demonstrating testamentary intention.
Priority notices are cheap but temporary, so if there is a caveatable interest, perhaps a caveat should be preferred.
Courts would be willing to decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders where it is not just and equi­table to do so.
This case demonstrates how Courts deal with the existence of two construction contracts and decide which one is binding.
Bartier Perry
One theme that is common to all councils – to all workplaces – is that knowing the law is only one part of the equation.
Bartier Perry
Local governments are very diverse – few business entities have more than 40 different business lines, as council has.
Bartier Perry
Recent planning amendments were driven largely by complaints regarding the number of rooms in many new boarding houses.
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Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
Clyde & Co
The approach to combustible cladding on existing buildings in Australia is not uniform with each state providing a different response to the risk posed by combustible cladding on public and private
Di Rosa Lawyers
The most common breach of the executor's fiduciary duty is delaying in obtaining probate or administering the estate.
Pointon Partners
Recent case gives insight into how unfair dismissal claims may be determined in cases of conflict of interest.
Holding Redlich
There will be information about new sponsorship arrangements for family visas as well as about the new regional visas.
Stacks Law Firm
This case gave off-the-plan apartment buyers a victory over developers who use a sunset clause to renege on a contract.
Law In Order
This client needed to review email data to provide a hyperlinked list of the most relevant documents for their barrister.
Bartier Perry
Informative discussion about the new NSW Cladding Registration Regulation.
Holman Webb
Interesting statistics that have emerged since the introduction of the mandatory data breach reporting requirements.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
A key modern slavery risk for energy companies lies within the cobalt used in batteries.
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