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The potential significance of this case relates to contracts that a company has entered into but has not yet completed.
By Peter Beekink
Make good clauses in leases are usually not given due consideration until the lease nears expiry or has already ended.
By Iain Freeman
It will be a matter of interest to in-house counsel that with effect from 1 January 2011 the new Legal Professional Conduct Rules (Conduct Rules) came into effect in Western Australia. Those rules are made under the Legal Profession Act 2008 and apply to all legal practitioners, including in-house counsel and whether they are an Australian lawyer, an Australian Registered Foreign Lawyer or an Overseas Registered Foreign Lawyer, who are engaged in legal practice in Western Australia.
By Ian Curlewis
In a recent NSW Equal Opportunity Tribunal decision, the licensee of a hotel and a contractor security firm were found to be jointly and severally liable for racial discrimination and were ordered to pay $2,500 each in compensation.
By Caroline Brown, Cameron Bill
An important decision of the High Court handed down on 27 September 2007 has resolved an area of uncertainty in the regulation of gas infrastructure under the National Third Party Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline Systems.